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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DMPonline API - get involved!

We've submitted an entry under Jisc's research #dataspring to develop an API for DMPonline and are looking for partners. 

This API will enable the community-driven development of stable and robust extensions to DMPonline through which institutions, researchers, funders and other stakeholders can leverage their investment in data management planning.

 

 

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IDCC15 - Poster Preview

We have had an amazing response to our call for posters and are now able to offer a preview of those that will be on display at IDCC15

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Jisc's Research Data Spring - how you can get involved

Jisc recently announced some new funding for tools and services in the area of research data management. Here, I summarise what it's all about and how you can get involved. You'll need to move quickly - the first phase of activity ends on January 12th, 2015.

 

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OpenAIRE 2020

A year after the start of the EC's Horizon 2020 framework programme, OpenAIRE enters a new phase of funding with a continuation project: OpenAIRE2020, starting in January 2015. The initiative will implement the H2020 Open Access policies and mandates for publications and will be one of the key European infrastructures supporting the EC's Research Data Pilot.

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IDCC15 - Papers announced

Details of the papers that have been accepted for presentation at the conference in February 2015 are now available.

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From RDMF5 to RDMF12: How the world has changed…

A guest blog post from Catherine Jones of STFC, reflecting on changes undergone between the 2010 and 2014 RDMF events...

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RDMF12: notes from breakout group 4 (Tracking Uses)

RDMF12: break-out group on Tracking Usage of Research Data The topic of the break-out group was "Tracking uses: who uses/reuses data (in academia and industry), and what do they use it for?"

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RDMF12: notes from breakout group 3 (Crossing Boundaries)

"Crossing boundaries: How do we cope with crossing institutional boundaries to communicate with systems we can’t control?" This breakout group was proposed and chaired by Jez Cope, Research Data Support Manager at Imperial College London. Jez began by outlining his motivation for proposing the topic, namely a recent conversation with an astrophysicist who needs to process data originating from multiple facilities, in different parts of the world, and the challenges presented in capturing this in an institutional data catalogue.

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Sharing RDM Services – Where to Now?

Discussion at the Research Data Management Forum 12 meeting in Leicester included a breakout on the opportunities for shared services. In this article Angus Whyte looks at the main points the discussion came up with, and draws some concusions.

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