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by Brian McMahon
Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Lunchtime Forum on Diffraction Data Deposition at ECM28
Replies: 2
Views: 6355

Re: Lunchtime Forum on Diffraction Data Deposition at ECM28

An Open Forum meeting was held at the 28th European Crystallography Meeting (University of Warwick, 29 August) to continue the process of public consultation that informs the activities of the DDDWG. 15 people were present, including representatives of databases, commercial instrument manufacturers,...
by Brian McMahon
Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Review of progress to mid-2013
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Views: 4939

Review of progress to mid-2013

Activities of the IUCr Diffraction Data Deposition Working Group 2011-2013 An interim report as prepared for the programme booklet of the Crystallographic Information and Data Management Symposium , U. Warwick, 25 August 2013 Terms of reference It is becoming increasingly important to deposit the r...
by Brian McMahon
Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:22 pm
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Topic: Matrix and Easy Edit Suite upgraded
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Views: 2

Matrix and Easy Edit Suite upgraded

I have just upgraded the Matrix installation from version 4.8.0 to 4.12.2, which has allowed the "Easy Edit interface" also to be upgraded to the latest version. By default, when you try to edit a page now using the /_edit suffix, the editor will start up on the page contents (and not, as ...
by Brian McMahon
Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:18 pm
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Topic: ESD Syntax in CIF Files
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Views: 4650

Re: ESD Syntax in CIF Files

Definitely not a legitimate way to express standard uncertainties in CIF, though we're rather embarrassed that checkCIF doesn't flag that as a specific error, and shall look into what can be done to remedy that. _________________________________________________________________________ Brian McMahon ...
by Brian McMahon
Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Report on summer workshops
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Views: 5338

Report on summer workshops

Report on the Workshop on Data Diffraction Deposition (DDD) at ECM27 and the preceding DDD Meeting held at the ACA in Boston John R Helliwell, Brian McMahon and Tom Terwilliger The Workshop was held on August 6th 2012 at Bergen University and attracted participants from Europe and the USA, from Uni...
by Brian McMahon
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: DDDWG Workshop in Bergen
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Views: 4129

DDDWG Workshop in Bergen

The one-day Workshop held as a satellite of ECM 27 in Bergen was very stimulating and provided an excellent overview of a variety of relevant activities. A full timetable and set of presentations is posted on the IUCr web site at m. Direct links to the individual abstracts and presentations are also...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Royal Society report on Science as an Open Enterprise
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Views: 4341

Royal Society report on Science as an Open Enterprise

Richard Garrett, Chair of the IUCr Commission on Synchrotron Radiation, has drawn our attention to an important new report just released by The Royal Society: Science as an open enterprise (m), that discusses open access to data for science. The report has some key themes - mandating open access to ...
by Brian McMahon
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:44 am
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Topic: Tutorial on editing content using only "structural markup"
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Views: 5

Tutorial on editing content using only "structural markup"

The following comments might be useful for Webmasters with little prior experience of working in HTML. They're based on correspondence around a Commission page listing related meetings. [1] Structural markup The general principle is that you use the editing bar to define the structure of the documen...
by Brian McMahon
Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:19 am
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Topic: Frequently Asked Questions by new webmasters
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Frequently Asked Questions by new webmasters

Here are a few questions that come up often when new Commission webmasters begin to build their sites. (1) I changed the "Members" page to "Contacts". Strangely, I see the name change in the menu on some pages and not on others. Editing pages can be frustrating because there are ...
by Brian McMahon
Tue Mar 13, 2012 10:47 am
Forum: Public input on diffraction data deposition
Topic: Report of ICSTI Winter Workshop: Delivering Data in Science
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Views: 4411

Report of ICSTI Winter Workshop: Delivering Data in Science

John Helliwell and I attended the ICSTI Winter Workshop in Paris on 5 March, entitled "Delivering Data in Science". It provided a useful overview of data management activities and policies worldwide, and an account of some different approaches within various scientific disciplines. Our wri...