Services for the European Open Science Cloud

New & improved B2FIND 3.0

EUDAT announces the launch of the latest improved version of its flagship discovery service B2FIND and is now accessible at b2find.eudat.eu. B2FIND now consists of new hardware, new ingestion code, a new software stack as well as an enhanced metadata schema.  
 
What’s new in B2FIND?
  • Upgraded new hardware with larger storage space for growing number of records or research communities

  • Inclusion of supplementary libraries (e.g. BeautifulSoup, Shapely) 

  • Clean, modular python-based code in the backend that enables faster and more flexible metadata integration according to research communities’ needs on several complexity levels.

  • Option to group different harvesting endpoints to one community with specific mapping for each endpoint, including reader for common standards.

  • Enhanced metadata schema based on Datacite, including now the elements ‘Size’, ‘Version’, ‘Funding Reference’ and ‘Instrument’. 

  • Reingestion of all B2FIND communities using common standards reader and additional adjusted mapfiles

Read more information on the service.

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21/10/2020