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Alex Ball
Research Officer
UKOLN, University of Bath

Alex Ball is a Research Officer working in the field of digital curation and research data management, and an Institutional Support Officer for the Digital Curation Centre. His interests include Engineering research data, Web technologies and preservation, scientific metadata, data citation and the intellectual property aspects of research data.

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Profile last updated: 
November 2012

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23rd International CODATA Conference

Alex Ball reports on a conference on ‘Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet’ held by the International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan on 28–31 October 2012.

issue70 November 2012

accessibility, algorithm, api, archives, bibliographic data, big data, blog, cataloguing, cloud computing, codata, creative commons, crm, curation, data, data citation, data management, data mining, data model, data set, data visualisation, database, datacite, dcc, dealing with data, digital archive, digital curation, digitisation, dissemination, doi, dvd, e-learning, elsevier, europeana, facebook, framework, geospatial data, gis, google maps, handle system, icsu, identifier, infrastructure, intellectual property, interoperability, java, jisc, knowledge base, knowledge management, library of congress, licence, linux, lod, metadata, mobile, moodle, national academy of sciences, niso, oais, oer, ojims, ontologies, open access, open data, open source, operating system, optical character recognition, orcid, portfolio, preservation, privacy, provenance, repositories, research, restful, royal meteorological society, search technology, sharepoint, sheffield hallam university, smartphone, software, standardisation, standards, stm, tagging, ukoln, university college london, university of bath, university of edinburgh, university of queensland, university of washington, usb, video, visualisation, vocabularies, web resources, web services, widget, wiki, xml, xmpp

2nd International DCC Conference 2006: Digital Data Curation in Practice

Alexander Ball and Manjula Patel provide an overview of the second annual conference of the Digital Curation Centre.

issue50 January 2007

ahds, algorithm, application profile, archives, badc, bibliographic data, blog, coalition for networked information, codata, copyright, creative commons, curation, data, data management, data mining, data set, database, dcc, digital archive, digital curation, digital library, digital preservation, droid, dspace, e-science, ebank uk, file format, flickr, framework, frbr, html, infrastructure, irods, java, jisc, johns hopkins university, massachusetts institute of technology, metadata, national library, niso, open access, open data, open source, preserv, preservation, r4l, repositories, research, sherpa, software, the national archives, ukoln, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of chicago, university of edinburgh, university of glasgow, university of illinois, university of liverpool, university of southampton, university of stirling, web services, wiki

DataCite UK User Group Meeting

Alex Ball reports on the 2nd UK User Group meeting for DataCite, held at the British Library in London, in April 2011.

issue67 July 2011

accessibility, api, archives, badc, bibliographic data, british library, cataloguing, curation, d-lib magazine, data, data set, datacite, dcc, digital curation, digital preservation, doi, erim, fishnet, framework, google, guid, higher education, identifier, metadata, mimas, national library, open data, orcid, preservation, repositories, research, sagecite, schema, science and technology facilities council, uk data archive, ukoln, university of bath, university of birmingham, university of leicester, university of oxford, usability, web resources

International Digital Curation Conference 2010

Alex Ball reports on the 6th International Digital Curation Conference, held on 7-8 December 2010 in Chicago.

issue66 January 2011

aggregation, archives, ark, authentication, blog, cataloguing, cni, coalition for networked information, content management, cornell university, curation, data, data citation, data management, data model, data set, database, datacite, datashare, dcc, digital curation, digital library, e-science, eprints, framework, i2s2, identifier, idmb, indiana university, infrastructure, intellectual property, interoperability, irods, johns hopkins university, leiden university, linked data, linux, massachusetts institute of technology, metadata, michigan state university, mobile, myexperiment, national library, national library of australia, national science foundation, ontologies, open access, open data, operating system, persistent identifier, preservation, preservation metadata, provenance, rdf, repositories, research, research information network, resource description, rutgers university, sagecite, search technology, semantic web, sharepoint, software, standards, sudamih, tagging, tei, text mining, twitter, ukoln, university of arizona, university of bath, university of california berkeley, university of cambridge, university of chicago, university of edinburgh, university of illinois, university of oxford, university of sheffield, university of southampton, video, virtual research environment, visualisation, wiki, windows, xml

KIM Project Conference 2008

Alexander Ball provides an overview of the Knowledge and Information Management Through Life Project Conference held in April, 2008.

issue55 April 2008

archives, controlled vocabularies, data, database, dublin core, framework, harvard university, heriot-watt university, identifier, imperial college london, infrastructure, intranet, knowledge base, knowledge management, loughborough university, repositories, research, rfid, software, text mining, ukoln, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of lancaster, university of leeds, university of reading, university of strathclyde, video, vocabularies, xml, xslt

KIM Project Conference: Knowledge and Information Management through Life

Alex Ball provides an overview of the March 2007 KIM Project Conference.

issue51 April 2007

accessibility, amazon, archives, bbc, data, didet, digital library, dissemination, framework, heriot-watt university, imperial college london, knowledge management, linux, loughborough university, metadata, mobile, multimedia, open source, openoffice, repositories, research, search technology, software, topic map, ukoln, university of bath, university of cambridge, university of leeds, university of oxford, university of reading, university of salford, university of strathclyde, usability, video, visualisation, wiki

Making Citation Work: A British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a workshop on practical data citation issues for institutions, held at the British Library, London, on 8 March 2013.

issue71 July 2013

ahds, api, archives, badc, blog, british library, california digital library, cataloguing, content negotiation, data, data citation, data management, data set, datacite, dcc, digital curation, digital object identifier, doi, framework, higher education, identifier, infrastructure, institutional repository, intellectual property, metadata, open access, open exeter, persistent identifier, preservation, repositories, research, schema, science and technology facilities council, standards, ukoln, university of bath, university of bristol, university of edinburgh, university of exeter, university of nottingham, university of york, url, video, vocabularies

The Second British Library DataCite Workshop

Alex Ball reports on a one-day workshop on metadata supporting the citation of research data, held at the British Library, London, on 6 July 2012.

issue69 July 2012

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