DCC News

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press to Launch CSH Protocols

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press [external] today announced the launch of Cold Spring Harbor Protocols (CSH Protocols [external]), a new, interactive online methods database. Scheduled for release in June 2006, CSH Protocols is being developed by the Press, publisher of the world's best-selling laboratory manuals, in association with HighWire Press of Stanford University.

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Dutch Open Source Software Emulator for Digital Preservation Under Development

The National Library of the Netherlands [external] and the Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands [external] have contracted Tessella Support Services plc [external] to design and develop an open source modular emulator for digital preservation. For more information, contact Remco Verdegem (Project Manager), Jeffrey van der Hoeven (Test Team Coordinator and member of the Development Team), or Bill Roberts (Development Team Coordinator).

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DCC Article Reprinted in The ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights

The February 2006 issue of The ICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights [external] has reprinted a paper that originally appeared in SCRIPT-ed (Volume 2, Issue 1) [external] by Charlotte Waelde and Mags McGinley, "Public Domain; Public Interest; Public Funding: Focusing on the 'three Ps' in Scientific Research".

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Next Steps Towards the European Digital Library

Today, 2 March 2006, the European Commission has launched a press release announcing the results of the on-line consultation on digital libraries and future plans for promoting digital access to Europe's heritage by supporting the European Digital Library.

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Registration now open for DCC Workshop

Register now for our E-mail Curation: Practical Approaches for Long-term Preservation and Access Workshop.

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Happy 60th Birthday to our DCC Director

Chris Rusbridge, DCC Director, celebrated his 60th birthday on Saturday 25 February. Congratulations and best wishes!

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DCC 2006: CALL FOR PAPERS

Our 2nd International Digital Curation Conference about "Digital Data Curation in Practice" will be held on 21-22 November at the Hilton Glasgow. Original submissions in the form of one page abstracts in PDF or Microsoft Word format should be submitted by 3 April 2006.

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Publishers and National Libraries Unite to Preserve Europe's Electronic Publishing Output

European national libraries and publishers have completed the successful revision of the Statement on the Development and Establishment of Voluntary Deposit Schemes for Electronic Publications.

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Bielefeld Conference 2006 Presentations Available

Liz Lyon, UKOLN Director and DCC Director of Outreach, gave a plenary presentation at the 8th International Bielefeld Conference in Germany last week.

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English Translation of Gottingen Declaration Available

An English translation of The Gottingen Declaration on Copyright for Education and Research of 5 July 2004 is now available.

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