DCC blog

Author: Magdalena Getler

Curation Services Officer

All RISE for Sussex

New job with lots to do.  We've all been there, perhaps none more so than a new RDM specialist in a new post based in the library tasked with putting together technical infrastructures to support RDM. Getting ’buy in’ from senior University management to secure resources and senior academics to use these new services is turning out to be the hard part.

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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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See you soon at #IDCC15!

Our yearly International Digital Curation Conference is fast approaching and in less than a week we will be welcoming you all in London...

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Usability testing of DMPonline version 4.0

Last year we conducted a comprehensive study of DMPonline version 3.0 using various research methods, such as focus groups, guided interviews, heuristic evaluations and usability testing. The findings signaled a clear need for change and the results can be seen in DMPonline 4.0. We now have the opportunity to compare results from two rounds of usability testing (of versions 3.0 and 4.0 beta) to establish whether the interface of the tool has been improved.

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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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IDCC13 Preview: Hans Pfeiffenberger

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the ninth and last of our series of preview posts, Hans Pfeiffenberger from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Francine Bennett

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the eighth of our series of preview posts, Francine Bennett from Mastodon C, gives us her insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Scott Edmunds

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the seventh of our series of preview posts, Scott Edmunds from GigaScience/BGI HK, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Herbert Van de Sompel

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the sixth of our series of preview posts, Herbert Van de Sompel from Los Alamos National Laboratory, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Patricia Cruse

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the fifth of our series of preview posts, Patricia Cruse from the California Digital Library, gives us her insights into some of the current issues... 

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