eResearch Organisations

Institutions, organisations and initiatives worldwide provide support or expert knowledge on eResearch topics. The following list includes some of our partner organisations and a selection of relevant international institutions, organisations and initiatives.

Research Data Management
Persistent Identification
  • DataCite: Non-profit organisation supporting researchers, data centres and journal publisher with the handling of research data. Leading global provider of DOIs for research data.
  • Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE): Cyberinfrastructure for environmental sciences.
  • ePIC: Consortium providing Persistent Identifiers for eResearch.
  • ORCID: Membership organisation providing researchers with an individual persistent digital identifier that distinguishes them from every other researcher.
Digital Preservation
  • Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), NL: “Promotes sustained access to digital research data files and encourages researchers to archive and reuse data.”
  • Digital Curation Centre (DCC), UK: “World-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation.”
  • nestor, DE: German competence network for digital preservation.
  • OpenAIRE: Network of Open Access repositories, archives and journals that support Open Access policies.
  • UK Data Archive, UK: “Internationally acknowledged centre of expertise in acquiring, curating and providing access to social science and humanities data.”
  • EDINA, UK: “World-class centre for digital expertise” that “delivers online services and tools to benefit students, teachers and researchers in UK Higher and Further Education and beyond.”
  • EUDAT: Collaborative Pan-European infrastructure providing “research data services, expertise and technology solutions.”
  • FOSTER: Organisation to Facilitate Open Science Learning for European Research.
  • Hochschulforum Digitalisierung, DE: National Expert Forum on the Digital Future of Higher Education.
Digital Humanities
  • CLARIN-D, DE: German research infrastructure for Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • DARIAH-DE, DE: German Digital research infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.
  • DARIAH-ERIC: European Digital research infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.
  • Göttingen Center for Digital Humanities (GCDH), DE: Cross-faculty institution of Göttingen University that coordinates, carries out and further develops activities in the field of Digital Humanities.
(Inter)national Initiatives

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