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Graduate Academy Course: Research Data Management - Make your data count!

We are please to announce that registration for our workshop on research data management at the Graduate Academy is now open. more...


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BExIS++ project extended until 2017

We are pleased to announce that the German Science Foundation (DFG) will continue to fund the BExIS++ project until the end of 2017. With this grant continuous development and support of the BExIS 2 platform is ensured. Besides, we are excited to expand our community and training activities on research data management.


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BExIS 2.5.1 patch released

  We are releasing a patch for BExIS 2.5.0. Viewing and downloading datasets with EML metadata structures should be working properly now. This release also contains two small improvements in the data planning module. Please check out the release note for more details. BExIS 2.5.1 is freely available from our website.  


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BExIS 2.5.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BExIS 2.5.0. The aim of this release was to improve interoperability with other systems. The following features have been added: the Security Module now supports single sign-on authentication via LDAP and allows more fine-grained settings on dataset permission metadata can now be exported into standard compliant XML…


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BExIS 2.3.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BExIS 2.3.0. With this new release the following features have been added: a new workflow for creating datasets has been introduced allowing users to enter metadata in accordance with predefined metadata schemas (e.g. ABCD standard) BEXIS now fully supports PostgreSQL as a database backend (in addition to…


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BExIS 2.4.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of BExIS 2.4.0. With this new release the following features have been added: the Security Module has been extended to manage permissions on datasets for individual users and roles. now BExIS can handle any unknown data resource that is provided as a file (e.g. NetCDF, JPEG, AVI), external…


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TDWG workshops

We are organizing two workshops at this years TDWG Annual Meeting in Jönköping (Sweden): Software solutions for data management in biodiversity research projects How to Teach Data Management in Biodiversity Effectively  


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Workshop: Research Data Management – Make your data count!

We are happy to announce a workshop on research data management that we will conduct within the Graduate Academy's educational program (University of Jena) on June 19, 2014.


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Lost in Data Nirvana

Spiegel Online recently published an article (German only) on research data being lost due to the lack of appropriate long-term archives . Read more...


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User guides published for BEXIS 2.2.0

We have created a number of User Guides for different modules and features of the lates BEXIS version (2.2.0). We will update these documents with every new version and will extend the list gradually.


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