DCC News

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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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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New DCC Checklist on Selecting Data to Keep

New guide offers help to researchers on selecting data for long term storage

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International Journal of Digital Curation opens its first rolling issue

The first papers from the International Journal of Digital Curation, Volume 9, Issue 2 have been published online.

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NeDICC animated video: An introduction to the basics of Research Data

New NeDICC animated video aims to introduce basic concepts about research data as a foundation for research data management training. 


 

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