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Enabling Scientific Discovery with Microsoft SharePoint

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Scientists and engineers facing increasing amounts of data must create, execute and navigate complex workflows, collaborate within and outside their organisations, and need to share their work with others. In this paper we demonstrate how the Microsoft SharePoint platform provides an integrated feature set that can be leveraged in order to significantly improve the productivity of scientists and engineers. We investigate how SharePoint 2010 can be used, and extended, to manage data and workflow in a seamless way, and enable users to publish their data with full access control. We describe, in detail, how we have used SharePoint 2010 as the IT infrastructure for large, multi-user facilities including the UK National Crystallography Service, µ-Vis CT scanning facility, and the Southampton Nano-Fabrication facility. We also demonstrate how SharePoint 2010 can be integrated into the everyday lives of scientists and engineers for managing and publishing their data in our Materials Data Centre , which provides an easy-to-use data management system from lab bench to journal publication via EPrints.

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Citation

Takeda, Kenji, Scott, M, Coles, S, Carr, Les, Frey, J and Cox, S (2010) Enabling Scientific Discovery with Microsoft SharePoint At Microsoft eScience Workshop.

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Submitted date: June 2010
Additional Information: Event Dates: October 11-13th, 2010
Venue - Dates: Microsoft eScience Workshop, 2010-10-13
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 271233
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271233
PURE UUID: c023299a-40ca-4ba3-821c-352c1fbb770c
ORCID for Les Carr: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-9680

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Date deposited: 07 Jun 2010 09:56
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:45

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Author: Kenji Takeda
Author: M Scott
Author: S Coles
Author: Les Carr ORCID iD
Author: J Frey
Author: S Cox

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