Blogs

IDCC14 Preview: Atul Butte

The 9th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions when our international audience gather in San Francisco in February 2014.

In the second of our series of preview posts, Atul Butte from Stanford University School of Medicine, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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Scoping approaches to a UK research data registry

DCC continues infrastructure development for research data visibility with a six-month pilot to test possible approaches to a UK-wide registry or catalogue of research data held in UK research institutions and established subject-focused data centres.

possible approaches to a UK-wide registry or catalogue of research data held in UK HEIs and established subject-focused data centres - See more at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/node/add/blog#sthash.7CeU4HXq.dpuf
possible approaches to a UK-wide registry or catalogue of research data held in UK HEIs and established subject-focused data centres - See more at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/node/add/blog#sthash.7CeU4HXq.dpuf

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IDCC14 Preview: Trisha Cruse

As part of the buildup for the #IDCC14 conference in San Francisco, the planning committee is interviewing a few key players working in the field of data curation. This week I sat down with Trisha Cruse, director of the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library (CDL)

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IDCC14 - Planning your trip to San Francisco

While making plans for the IDCC14 Meeting in San Francisco, be sure to include extra time in your itinerary to take in some of the great attractions of the City By the Bay. 

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DMPonline Beta update

Following on from the recent unveiling of the development version of the new DMPonline, an updated version is now available.

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FOI dataset provisions - what do they mean for RDM?

RDM managers should be aware of recent changes in Freedom of Information legislation in England and Wales, which add to the risks and opportunities around making research information and datasets openly accessible.

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Research data management in France: DCC and Jisc MRD programme suggest possible approaches

The DCC was invited to participate in the ADBU (French association of research library directors) research data management study day at Le Havre, France, on 19 Sept 2013, with Laura Molloy and Alex Ball both giving presentations.

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DMPonline Development Progress

 

We've been redeveloping DMPonline from the ground up following a review of the current version. We're making good progress and have now opened up our GitHub repository and deployed our code on our development server. There's still quite a bit to do but we're expecting to make a lot of progress in the next few weeks.

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Preserving CAD

On 26 July 2013 the DPC (Digital Preservation Coalition) held a Briefing Day to launch its new report on preserving computer-aided design models. As the author of the report, I went along to give the opening talk and listen to others' experiences and thoughts about emerging trends.

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Developing joined up RDM infrastructure for institutions

A report on a session at the JISC MRD Programme workshop on achievements, challenges and recommendations, titled "Repositories, portals and institutional systems” with the general theme of how to join up institutional systems for research data management.

 

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