[@OKFNau] Central ckan or other repository for Aus data?
keithamoss at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 01:31:48 UTC 2014
Thanks for the tip, Catherine. I do rather like the approach ANDS has taken
with also having sub-categories (Featured, National, International) within
As as a matter of interest - what platform is Research Data Australia
Your idea around tying it into GovPond got me thinking. Maybe the "smart
search rules" part could just be using the existing tags applied to data to
semi-automatically generate themes like bicycle.govpond.org?
So throw in a step at the start...
0. Some manual work on our end saying that tag1, tag2, ..., tagN are all
part of a given theme.
On Thu Dec 11 2014 at 8:19:26 AM Catherine Brady <
catherine.brady at ands.org.au> wrote:
> Steve, Keith,
> The Research Data Australia <http://researchdata.ands.org.au/> portal has
> implemented theme-based collections precisely for that reason - to bring
> together similar subject-based resources across the many, and diverse,
> metadata/data providers who contribute to Research Data Australia. We have
> started with nine themes, but plan to expand our offerings over time. See:
> *Catherine Brady*
> Collection Development Librarian
> *Australian National Data Service*
> ph: +61 2 6125 0578
> em: catherine.brady at ands.org.au
> web: http://ands.org.au
> On 7 December 2014 at 01:37, Keith Moss <keithamoss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I love the idea of themed data portals, Steve.
>> For your third point: Does the federation functionality in CKAN permit
>> anything like this? And if not, can we build it in? (Perhaps an Alex
>> It would be nice to tie it all in with the data publishing processes
>> government are using for their official portals without the need to copy
>> data around the place.
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