Blogs

Jisc Research Data Network event, Cardiff, 18 May 2016

On May 18th, the DCC's Martin Donnelly travelled to Cardiff to take part in the first of Jisc's quarterly events hosted by research data shared service pilot institutions. The workshops' aim is to stimulate greater discussion within the community around research data management issues, system development and implementation, and to allow a dialogue to inform the Jisc shared service and other Jisc/institutional provision.

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Processing Digital Research Data

Great blog post from Elise Dunham on points of variance between the Research Data Service and the University Archives in processing and curation workflows at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Elise is Data Curation Specialist for the University's Research Data Service. The topic of Archives and RDM was also the focus of the recent Research Data, Records and Archives: Breaking the Boundaries workshop hosted by the University of Edinburgh in cooperation with the DCC.  

This post originally appeared in the SAA BloggERS! series on digital processing

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#IDCC16: Atomising data: Rethinking data use in the age of explicitome

Guest blog post from the conference by Alastair Dunning, Research Data at TU Delft

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#IDCC16: Strategies and tactics in changing behaviour around research data

Guest blog post from #IDCC16 by Alastair Dunning, Research Data at TU Delft

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Open Data Panel at #IDCC16

The 11th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions in Amsterdam in couple of weeks.

In the first of our series of preview posts, members of the Open Data Panel at IDCC - Fiona Nielsen, Marta Hoffman-Sommer, Phil Archer, Thomas Ingraham and Jeroen Rombouts - briefly explain why open data is important, what are the benefits as well as challenges to sharing research data.

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More than spilled milk- CREAM at the Research Data Spring workshop

Blog article on the Research Data Spring workshop on 10 December 2015, focusing on a breakout session titled  'Observations on Commonalities of Process’. This was led by Iris Garelfs and Graham Klyne of the CREAM project.

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RDMF14: report from Breakout Group 2 (Systems Integration)

A report from the 'systems integration' breakout discussion at RDMF14, the Research Data Management Forum event in York 9-10th November 2015.

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What staff resource is allocated to RDM Services, and is it enough?

First of a three -part briefing on the responses to the DCC survey of Research Data Management services in UK Higher Education Institutions, carried out in May 2015.

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Variety in RDM requirements, a curse or the spice of life?

A report from the 'requirements' breakout discussion at RDMF14, the Research Data Management Forum event in York 9-10th November 2015.

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Guidance publications - Are we getting it right?

Some responses from our consultation on guidance publications, and what they tell us about the current range of DCC guides.

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