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: new release

We’re pleased to announce a new release to DMPonline, the DCC’s online tool for Data Management Planning. The current version of DMPonline is 4.1 was released in May 2015 and included a comment feature, improved guidance on signing in with institutional credentials, enhanced deployment guidance and proposed methods for internationalisation.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from Oxford Brookes University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts, contributed by Sarah Taylor from Oxford Brookes University.

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Capturing the state of play on UK institutions’ research data management support

Jisc and DCC are contacting institutions on RDM support, using surveys designed to complement each other. The surveys will offer an up to date picture of the systems currently used, issues institutons want addressed. The DCC survey will track progress on RDM service provision since last year, and help build a broad picture of the sector's needs.

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Bumper week of FOSTER events

It has been a busy week for FOSTER open science events! David Ball and I have been in the Czech Republic speaking at open science days in Prague and Brno. Martin Donnelly spoke at the 2020 vision event in Oxford, and Joy Davidson is involved in a workshop in collaboration with UNESCO on open science for doctoral schools.

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Resources on EPSRC compliance

May 2015 is fast approaching, so it seems an opportune time to flag some resources provided by the DCC and Jisc to help with EPSRC compliance. This blog post provides details of notes on the RDM readiness workshop and the new guide on Steps that HEIs can take to meet the EPSRC research data policy.

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

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts, contributed by Mary Donaldson of the University of Glasgow.

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DMPonline roadmap

Interest in DMPonline continues to grow. We receive around 150 new users each month and over 30 institutions are customising the tool. Over the last few months we’ve been taking stock to prioritise work and are pleased to release a roadmap for development in 2015.

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Where are they now? An RDM update from Loughborough University

The latest in our series of catch-up blog posts is based on discussion with Dave Temple and Jeff Brown at Loughborough University.

 

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Are you ready for EPSRC?

The DCC has been collaborating with Jisc to run a follow-up workshop to our event last May on EPSRC compliance and have been overwhelmed by the response. Registration opened shortly before Christmas and was full before the holidays. We've since increased the capacity to 90 and are full again. It seems institutional readiness for Research Data Management is a hot topic!

 

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