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Report from RDAP 2014

The 5th annual Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) summit was held in San Diego, CA at the end of March. Having presented at the previous year’s event in Baltimore, MD, the DCC’s Martin Donnelly went along to catch up with recent data developments in the US, and to share with our North American colleagues a few developments from this side of the Pond…

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DMPTool and DMPonline workshop

Read about the DMPTool and DMPonline workshop at IDCC in San Francisco

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IDCC14 keynote speaker interviews

Check out our series of preview interviews with keynote speakers, including: Dr Fran Berman, the Edward G. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Atul Butte, Chief of the Division of Systems Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics at Stanford University; and Trisha Cruse, Director of the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library (CDL) and co-organiser of IDCC14.  

 

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IDCC13: on reflection

IDCC13, the 8th International Digital Curation Conference, took place in Amsterdam last week. Kevin Ashley picks out some personal high points and provides pointers to all the extra material available for those who weren't there and those who were.

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IDCC13 - last few places, and extended early rates for Christmas

I'm very pleased to announce that we're able to make one final extension to the early bird booking rates for IDCC13 (the International Digital Curation Conference), and one final extension to the booking deadline. Both are now extended until January 2nd 2013.

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Librarians, data management and listening dogs

DCC staff were at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress last week. The conference was vast, welcoming over 4,200 librarians to Helsinki and addressing all manner of library concerns. The programme included a number of sessions relevant to data management on the days we attended. Highlights are provided below.

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Is the Future Perfect?

The overriding message from the Future Perfect conference was that the future is not perfect!  There are lots of digital preservation challenges that we're still grapling with, but on a more optimistic note, we *are* making headway.

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