[CODATA-international] Fwd: Give input on UKDS search and access tools

Simon CODATA simon at codata.org
Tue Sep 12 15:29:56 EDT 2017

The announcement below, relating to a user survey of UKDA, may find interested parties among the CODATA International Community.

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> Begin forwarded message:
> From: "McNeill, Katherine F" <k.mcneill at ESSEX.AC.UK>
> Subject: Give input on UKDS search and access tools
> Date: 12 September 2017 at 18:20:31 CEST
> Reply-To: Research Data Management discussion list <RESEARCH-DATAMAN at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> (apologies for cross-posting)
> ---------------------------
> For those of you who:
> ·       use the UK Data Service <https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/>
> ·       have connections with researchers who are current or potential users of UKDS
> ·       design your own discovery and access systems and can give feedback on ours…
> We’re launching a survey <https://essex.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0HxzCRo7V6aVpCB&Q_JFE=0> today to seek input and feedback for a) the improvement of our current discovery interface and b) the development of our next-generation repository.  We’re reaching out to seek your responses and your assistance in forwarding this to researchers who can provide feedback.
> Below is a template email that you can forward onto your researchers as appropriate, and please do yourself take a few minutes to fill out the survey <https://essex.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0HxzCRo7V6aVpCB&Q_JFE=0>.
> Thanks,
> Katy McNeill
> -------------
> Want to improve your ability to find data and use data in your research? Then take our online survey <https://essex.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0HxzCRo7V6aVpCB&Q_JFE=0> to give the UK Data Service <https://www.ukdataservice.ac.uk/> feedback on our current Discover search interface and give input into our next-generation data repository, which will improve your ability to explore, analyse and link data in the UK Data Service’s collection.
> This survey is the first of many initiatives in our endeavour to generate a special focus on user experience for the UK Data Service.
> In recognition of our users generously giving their time to respond to our questions we are offering the first 100 respondents a £20 Amazon voucher as a thank you from us.*
> *Terms and conditions apply
> __________________________
> Katherine McNeill
> Functional Director for Access
> Help ensure our discovery and access systems meet your needs:  complete our short survey <https://essex.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0HxzCRo7V6aVpCB&Q_JFE=0>
> __________________________
> T +44(0) 12068 76342
> E k.mcneill at essex.ac.uk <mailto:k.mcneill at essex.ac.uk>
> W ukdataservice.ac.uk <http://ukdataservice.ac.uk/>
> __________________________
> UK Data Service
> UK Data Archive
> University of Essex
> __________________________
> Legal Disclaimer: Any views expressed by the sender of this message
> are not necessarily those of the UK Data Service or the UK Data Archive.
> This email and any files with it are confidential and intended solely for
> the use of the individual(s) or entity to whom they are addressed.

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