One of the problems with doing “data stuff” is finding the data. The data.ac.uk service seeks to simplify the discovery of data published across the UK Higher Education sector. While institutions variously submitting data to such a datastore is the goal, it’s also likely that proactive centralised curating will be vital, says Tony Hirst. And what about the status of such datasets and how they might link together? Read this thoughtful and link-rich blog.