Other DCC Events

Workshop for e-Infrastructure trainers

Warrington , 14 August 2013
If you have an interest in training researchers how to use computing, software or data, you should attend the workshop for e-Infrastructure trainers on 14 August at the newly opened Hartree Centre. The goal of the workshop is to create a community of trainers who will work together to improve the quality and provision of e-Infrastructure training. We will bring together a huge variety of trainers so that they can network, share ideas and work on a strategy for improving training.

6th Annual Repository Fringe

Edinburgh, 31 July - 2 August 2013
The University of Edinburgh with support from the Digital Curation Centre, EDINA, and Edinburgh University Library are delighted to announce that after its temporary incorporation into Open Repositories 2012 the Repository Fringe will return as a standalone event this year to be held in the Informatics Forum. Further sponsors and supporters to be announced. Repository Fringe aims to showcase a range of innovative repository and related developments to coincide with 'preview week' that precedes the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Jisc-British Library DataCite workshop: Research data metrics for impact and citation

London, 14 June 2013
About the Workshop Developing effective means of measuring the impact of data publication is essential if data is to become recognised as a first class research output. The field of data metrics is still in its infancy, although both established indexing services and ‘altmetrics’ providers are now offering services which measure aspects of data use and impact.

Managing the Material: Tackling Visual Arts as Research Data

London, 14 September 2012
The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) in conjunction with the Digital Curation Centre (DCC), through the JISC-funded KAPTUR project invites Information Managers, Research Data Managers, Librarians, and other UK higher education staff or researchers with an interest in managing visual arts research data to this workshop. 

Working with DataCite: a technical introduction

London, 10 September 2012
This practical workshop is aimed at those who are considering incorporating DataCite services into their repository and would like to learn more about how to work with the technology. DataCite Technical Lead, Ed Zukowski, will present an overview of the DataCite technical infrastructure and participants will have an opportunity to sample the services on offer through a series of hands-on sessions.  Topics covered will include:

The 7th International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012)

Edinburgh, 9 - 13 July 2012
EDINA, the University of Edinburgh's Information Services and the Digital Curation Centre are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh will be hosting the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) from 9-13 July, 2012. 

DataCite Summer Meeting: Digital Research Data in Practice

Copenhagen, 14 June 2012
The three key aims of DataCite are to improve the discovery of, access to and use of research data.  The theme for the European Summer meeting is 'Digital Research Data in Practice: solutions for improving discovery, access and use' and will focus on demonstrating practical ways that DataCite, its members and data centres are enabling these aims to be implemented. See the Programme on the DataCite website.

Economic Sustainability of Digital Information Roundtable

Tallinn, 26 May 2011
The purpose of this roundtable meeting is to look at issues relating to economic sustainability, a topic that originates from the work of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access (BRTF). Discussion at the Roundtable will doubtless reference the BRTF findings, but the purpose is also to focus on new work and to hear from an international mix of participants about the various national actions that are currently happening to ensure an economically sustainable digital future.

DCC Information Day: Supporting Sustainable Research in Archaeology Using the DCC Curation Lifecycle Model

York, 9 May 2009
This event is aimed at those using, creating, and curating archaeological data. In addition to sessions on the Lifecycle Model and Data Audit Framework provided by the DCC, there are four sessions from ADS: The Archaeological Context; The ADS, Preservation and Resource Discovery; OASIS and Beyond; OAIS and Archaeological Datasets.

DCC Information Day: Supporting Sustainable Research Using the DCC Curation Lifecycle Model

University of Manchester, 19 March 2009
At this event we will demonstrate the DCC Curation Lifecycle Model, our graphical high-level overview of the processes and activities involved in good practice for digital curation. The model can be used to plan activities within an organisation or consortium to ensure all necessary stages are undertaken, each in the correct sequence. We will encourage and assist researchers, technicians, information professionals, and policy-makers to map their existing practices to the curation processes described in the Lifecycle Model.