Category Archives: training

Prepare to get happy

The JISC Developer Happiness Days event is approaching fast. If you are: A developer for software used in higher education Someone who uses higher education software and is interested in its development Looking to develop your coding skills Interested in community collaboration  Want to make new contacts Then the Developer Happiness Days event is for … Read more

Is this an effective development community?

The information environment, and repositories in particular, were highlighted by Sir Ron Cooke (JISC chair), in his opening keynote at the JISC conference. (See the online conference proceedings.) He described the vision of a national e-infrastructure supporting the “body of knowledge” at the centre. He told delegates that “[his] nightmare is the challenge of the … Read more

Training for JISC project staff starting up and enhancing repositories

The Repositories and Preservation Programme contains a strand called start up and enhancement. This is our straight talking strand in that all the projects are either starting up a new repository or enhancing an established one. One of the interesting things about this strand is that all the funding for projects was provided on a … Read more