creative arts

Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities - benefits for everyone

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) recently hosted the first Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DPASSH) conference. Laura Molloy reports on digital preservation and curation happening in the wild, and the enduring popularity of the DCC's Curation Lifecycle Model.

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Guest blog: Ethics and research data management in arts, humanities and social science research

Dr Swijghuisen Reigersberg is a Visiting Fellow at the Music, Mind and Brain Centre, Psychology Department, Goldsmiths, University of London developing research into Music, Health and Wellbeing from applied/ medical ethnomusicological and interdisciplinary perspectives. Research specialities include: applied/ medical ethnomusicology, Australian Aboriginal music, research ethics, politics of representation, spirituality and interdisciplinarity. Presently Dr Swijghuisen Reigersberg is exploring how culture impacts on music therapy and psychology research, practice and pedagogy. She is also a research development officer in the central Goldsmiths Research Office and a member of the University’s Research Ethics and Integrity Committee.

Here, she blogs for us about definitions, ethics and data sharing issues in RDM for arts and humanities research.

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University of the Arts London, RDM in Art and Design Conference, 'Where are we now?', London 11 Dec 2014.

University of the Arts London held a one-day conference in December entitled, 'Research Data Management in Art and Design: Where are we now?'  The day enabled creative arts research and teaching institutions, mostly from the London area, to come together to identify and discuss the particular challenges for RDM in creative arts workflows. I was pleased to chair the panel session and note that video of the event is now available at


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An arts perspective: day two and three - the sixth DCC Roadshow on data management

John Murtagh from the University of the Arts London presents an arts perspective on research data management.

All images in this blog come from the publication, Drawing skirts: new papercuts by Charlotte Hodes.

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