Blogs

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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IASSIST, Research Journals and Data Linkages

The future of data publication was a big topic at this year’s IASSIST (International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology) conference held in Cologne, Germany

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Access to Citation Data

On 14 May 2013 I and a group of other interested parties met to discuss the findings of a new Jisc-funded study that considers the case for open access to citation data.

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