conferences

Data and the Web Manager

At this year’s Institutional Web Management Workshop data emerged as one of the surprising key themes. Although Web managers are familiar with data (for example in the form of analytics and log data) the three days showed that there is stll much more they could be doing with it. 

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Re-engineering libraries for the Data Decade

DCC Associate Director Liz Lyon gave a keynote speech on Wednesday 8 February 2012 at the VALA2012 conference in Melbourne, Australia. The talk entitled 'The informatics transform : re-engineering libraries for the Data Decade' looks primarily at research data and considers how librarians fit into the data space.

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Register now: workshops at 7th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

The DCC is delighted to announce that a draft programme of workshops has just been published and the registration is now open.

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Open Repositories is coming to Edinburgh...

EDINA, the Digital Curation Centre and the University of Edinburgh's Information Services,  are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh has been selected to host the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) from 9-13 July, 2012. A full announcement will be released shortly.

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Slides and video from IDCC10

If you missed IDCC this year or just want to follow up on some ideas you heard there, check out our conference webpage.  There are links to videos of the keynote presentations, tweets and blog posts. Let us know if you've blogged about the event and we'll add a link. Several presentation slides are also now available through the programme.

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IDCC10 - initial impressions

It's now nearly a week since our sixth conference in Chicago finished, and my initial impressions are that it was a great success. With over 270 people registered for the conference itself, and many others attending the events scheduled around it, we had the largest attendance yet for IDCC. But success isn't just measured by numbers; we also had some excellent keynote speakers, a diverse set of papers and a real feeling of engagement shown in the questions being asked and in the conversations taking place outside the sessions.

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Full programme for IDCC10 released

We're pleased to announce that the full programme for the forthcoming International Digital Curation Conference has now been released. Day 1 includes an exciting range of keynote and plenary speakers with a wide variety of perspectives on digital curation and research data management. It also features the best of the submitted, peer-reviewed papers - on a topical subject of education for e-science professionals.

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IDCC10 paper selection begins

Paper submissions for this year's International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC10) closed on Monday 9th August. The task of assigning reviewers is now complete and their work is beginning in earnest. We've had 45 proposals for research and practice papers this year, greater than in any previous year. That inevitably means some difficult decisions ahead and some authors are likely to be disappointed. On a more positive note, it promises a high quality of presentation and debate at the conference this December in Chicago.

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Deadline extended for papers for IDCC10

We're pleased to announce that the Paper Submission date for IDCC10 has been extended by 2 weeks. The Call will now close at 1700 BST (that's 1600 UTC, 1800 CEST, 12pm EDT, 9am PDT) on Monday 9 August 2010.Submissions can be in the form of an abstract (maximum of 1000 words) for practice based papers or a full paper (maximum 12 pages) for research based papers. The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) will provide limited travel awards for graduate students whose papers are accepted for the conference.

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Digital Curation Conference deadline extended

5th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC09) Moving to Multi-Scale Science: Managing Complexity and Diversity.

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