[open-science] Using CKAN for research data management

Mark Wainwright mark.wainwright at okfn.org
Thu Sep 6 13:01:03 UTC 2012

There is a very nice new post by Joss Winn of the Orbital project at
Lincoln University on using CKAN for research data management:


To steal Joss's thunder slightly, he concludes "It seems odd to me
that [CKAN] has such a low profile in academia and I do think that the
time has come to embrace CKAN and acknowledge the efforts of OKFN more

Orbital recently decided to adopt CKAN as the basis for their RDM
platform. More background at



Mark Wainwright, CKAN Community Co-ordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation http://okfn.org/
CKAN on Twitter: @CKANproject

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