DCC News

Managing Research Data (video)

This short documentary, Digital Curation Centre: Managing Research Data, offers a unique insight into the importance of providing access to research data and the risks of not managing data effectively. It also explains how the DCC could help researchers, research support staff and HE institutions by offering guidance, training and tools. 

 

 

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IDCC16 Birds of a Feather sessions - what, why, how

We're running BoFs - Birds of a Feather sessions - again at this year's International Digital Curation Conference after trying them for the first time in London for IDCC15. We learned some lessons from doing that, and as a result we've changed the process. The main thing we learned, however, was that not enough people understood what these sessions were for and how to take part in them. This news item explains that, and the new process. It's also your opportunity to propose BoF sessions and start generating interest in your proposals.

This post was updated on Thursday February 18th with corrected information.

 

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PASIG 2016

Registration is open for the next PASIG event, March 9-11, at the Czech National Library of Technology in Prague. 

 

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DMP workshop at IDCC

We’re pleased to announce that the DCC is running a workshop at IDCC in collaboration with the California Digital Library and the DART project on supporting and reviewing Data Management Plans.

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IDCC16 - Programme announced

The Programme for IDCC16 is now available with details of keynotes, panel, plenary speakers, papers, posters and demos.

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More than spilled milk- CREAM at the Research Data Spring workshop

Blog article on the Research Data Spring workshop on 10 December 2015, focusing on a breakout session titled  'Observations on Commonalities of Process’. This was led by Iris Garelfs and Graham Klyne of the CREAM project.

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RDMF14: report from Breakout Group 2 (Systems Integration)

A report from the 'systems integration' breakout discussion at RDMF14, the Research Data Management Forum event in York 9-10th November 2015.

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Developing an organisational profile for research data management services - a guide for HEIs

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) and equipment.data are delighted to release a guide to help HEIs develop a profile of their research data management (RDM) infrastructure and services. This guide is an outcome of the Jisc Research Data Spring (RDS) pilot project Extending the Organisational Profile Document (OPD) for RDM.  

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What staff resource is allocated to RDM Services, and is it enough?

First of a three -part briefing on the responses to the DCC survey of Research Data Management services in UK Higher Education Institutions, carried out in May 2015.

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