curation

Understanding and comparing digital curation costs to support smarter investments

The Collaboration to Clarify the Costs of Curation (4C) project release beta version of Curation Costs Exchange (CCEx) to help organisations better understand and compare their digital curation costs.  

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Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC is introducing a series of online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC runs a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Digital Curation Webinars

The DCC runs a series of free, online training sessions covering a wide range of curation-related topics. These brief sessions will last for one hour and will provide participants with an introduction to some of the current issues, some examples of emerging good practice, and an overview of tools and approaches.

Programmes for the first DCC roadshow released

Programmes for the 3-day DCC roadshow have now been released, so take a look at the event page and see which day is relevant to you. Day 1 is gives a general overview to the research data landscape. Day 2 is targeted at senior managers who want to develop an institutional response to the data management challenge.

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Digital Curation 101: How to Manage Research Data

Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications.

Digital Curation and Preservation Policies in Scottish HEIs

The JISC-funded ERIS project aims to enhance curation and preservation processes within institutions in order to build confidence amongst researchers in the longevity of repositories. As a first step, a survey was undertaken to collect information on the status of digital curation and preservation policies in Scottish HEIs. The survey, which did not identify any preservation policies endorsed at an institutional level, revealed that repositories are still relatively young, and that preservation is not yet amongst their highest priorities.

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RDMF5: Keep the Dates!

The fifth meeting of the DCC-RIN Research Data Management Forum will be held in Manchester on 27/28 October 2010. The proposed theme for this event is the Economics of Applying and Sustaining Digital Curation. More detailed information about the programme and registration process will follow in due course via the normal mailing lists and the DCC and RIN websites, but in the meantime you may wish to note these dates in your diaries.

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Preservation and Curation in Institutional Repositories Report released

We are very pleased to announce that a second State of the ART report from Alex Ball (a UKOLN-based DCC staff member) has been released, this time on Preservation and Curation in Institutional Repositories. It can be found under the Resources section of the DCC website, in the Technology Watch section of Briefing Papers. View State of the ART report

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The Digital Curation Centre: A new phase, a new perspective

On 1st March 2010 the Digital Curation Centre embarks on its third phase of evolution, following six years of development and consolidation.

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