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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IDCC15 Keynote to focus on Digital Humanities

We are delighted to announce that Melissa Terras will be delivering the keynote address at IDCC15 on the morning of Tuesday 10 February.

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Data papers strand at IDCC

Tell us about your data!

It’s a big anniversary for us this year. It’s 10 years of the DCC and we’re celebrating by bringing a new concept to IDCC. You may have spotted on the Call for Papers that there’s a new type of submission – data papers.
 

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Opening Keynote for IDCC15

We are delighted to announce that Tony Hey will be delivering the opening keynote at IDCC15 in London on Monday 9 February 2015

 

The DCC was launched on 1 March 2004, following a successful response to JISC Circular 6/038 by a consortium comprising the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow (which together hosted the National e-Science Centre), UKOLN at the University of Bath, and STFC, which managed the Rutherford Appleton and Daresbury Laboratories.   - See more at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/about-us/history-dcc/history-dcc#sthash.WkBFtjVs.dpuf
The DCC was launched on 1 March 2004, following a successful response to JISC Circular 6/038 by a consortium comprising the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow (which together hosted the National e-Science Centre), UKOLN at the University of Bath, and STFC, which managed the Rutherford Appleton and Daresbury Laboratories.   - See more at: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/about-us/history-dcc/history-dcc#sthash.WkBFtjVs.dpuf

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Where are they now? An RDM update from the Open University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts is the Open University which was incorporated into our Institutional Engagement programme in autumn 2013. At that time the OU had only recently commenced an internal project to develop as institutional framework for the management of research data which was being led by Library Services. We catch up with Isabel Chadwick to find out what progress they have made in the last year:   The OU’s Research Data Management project ended in January 2013, the key outcomes of which were the creation of:

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Record Turnout for Repository Fringe 2014

EDINA's Nicola Osborne summarises the highlights of Repository Fringe 2014. Presentations and 

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New EPSRC template in DMPonline

We're pleased to announce that there's now an EPSRC template in DMPonline.

This used the DCC Checklist for a Data Management Plan as its basic framework, and provides details from the EPSRC policy expectations to help users respond.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from the University of Edinburgh

As part of our series to catch up with participants from the institutional engagement programme, this month we have an update from Stuart MacDonald at the University of Edinburgh. Stuart has recently started a one-year secondment as Research Data Management Service Coordinator. His update reports on the completion of phase 1 of the RDM roadmap.

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IDCC15 - Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 10th International Digital Curation Conference has now been released.

 

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Report from the RCUK/POST Big Data exhibition

On a very warm Tuesday 15 July, I attended the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Big Data exhibition at the House of Commons in London, organised by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).

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