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The first Digital Curation Conference took place in Bath in September 2005, one year after the Digital Curation Centre was launched. Since the inaugural conference we have covered a range of curation issues from the simple question of "What is Digital Curation", through to more complex issues of infrastructure, radical sharing and open data and how to encourage collaboration and create a curation community. Content has covered topical research, bold looks into the future as well as distillations of lessons learnt from practice.

IDCC18 - Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 13th International Digital Curation Conference has now been released along with details of the submission process, criteria and submission deadlines.

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13th International Digital Curation Conference

Barcelona, 19 - 22 February 2018
Welcome to the 13th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.

RDMF18: Autumn 2017

Manchester, 20 - 21 November 2017
The Research Data Management Forum is (we believe) the UK's longest running research data focused series of events. This Autumn we return to the RDMF's spiritual home in Manchester! Registration is now open.

IDCC18 - Save the date

We are excited to announce that the 13th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC18) will be held from Monday 19 February to Thursday 22 February 2018 at Hesperia Tower in Barcelona, Spain.

The main conference will take place Tuesday 20 February to Wednesday 21 February, with workshops and other related events on Monday 19 and Thursday 22 February. The Call for papers will be published shortly so please consider how you might want to participate in this key event.

There will be opportunities for the presentation of research, practice and data papers, posters, demonstrations, BoFs and workshops.  

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Reviewing Data Management Plans

London, 30 November 2016
Data management planning of some form has been accepted good practice for many years as a means to ensure that data outputs are managed appropriately. This helps to ensure they are discoverable, reusable and preserved, or conversely – in the case of sensitive data – to be kept under wraps. The production of data management plans (DMPs) is mandated by an increasing number of funders worldwide, and universities increasingly seek to provide services to support researchers in this activity.

Introduction to Research Data Management

London, 30 November 2016
Responsible data management has increasingly become an expected element of high quality research. Funding body mandates are reflecting this change, and they now place emphasis on providing evidence of appropriate provision for data management and curation in grant applications.

12th International Digital Curation Conference

Edinburgh, 20 - 23 February 2017
Welcome to the 12th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. The focus of this year's programme was embedding digital curation in organisational workflows to ensure that data is findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR), as well as putting in place flexible and resilient infrastructures, openly available to support communities.

Repository Fringe 2016

Edinburgh, 1 - 2 August 2016
Repository Fringe is a gathering for repository managers and others interested in research data repositories and publication repositories. Participation is a key element – the event is designed to encourage all attendees to share their repository experiences and expertise. Traditionally Repository Fringe takes place in Edinburgh every August, and is aimed primarily at a UK-based audience. 2016 Programme Themes:

DCC Glasgow on the move

After 13 years in HATII, DCC Glasgow is moving on to new digs in the University library

We’ll be part of Martina McChrystal’s team alongside Valerie McCutcheon’s Research Management group, the College Librarians and Acquisitions & Access. We’re really excited to be working more closely with the RDM and digital preservation teams, and look forward to exploring new collaborations across subject areas via the library’s central role.

Front page image: University Library CC-BY-SA by Open Glasgow

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