DCC News

Papers from the ALISS 2005 One-Day Conference

Get free access to the latest papers from the ALISS 2005 one-day conference! Includes:Open Access - The Future of Scholarly Communication? David Prosser Director of SPARC EuropeThe Institutional repository at the LSE Plotting our Course. Sally Rumsey e-Services Librarian , LSE Library JISC/SURF Partnering on Copyright Dr Steve ProbetsFarewell to the TARDis: Embedding an Institutional Repository Project in the Institution. Pauline Simpson, University of Southampton. TARDIS ProjectRepositories and Copyright experiences from the Daedalus Project. Morag Greig Project Manager: Advocacy [DAEDALUS]

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Website Devoted to Copyright in Digital Age for Libraries

The Library of Congress has launched a new public web site to cover the groundbreaking work of a special independent committee. By 2006, this committee will recommend changes to copyright law that recognise the need for exceptions to the law for libraries and archives in the digital age. Public meetings are being planned, and the dates and locations will be posted on their web site.

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DCC Named as One of 10 Promising Initiatives

The RLG has picked out the DCC as one of 10 promising digital preservation initiatives.

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Job Advertisment for DCC Research Officer - Closing Date 26/8/05

Digital Curation Centre Research Officer (Service Delivery) (Ref 05/275) UKOLN, University of Bath UKOLN is a national focus of expertise in digital information management based at the University of Bath, providing services to the UK library, education and cultural heritage communities.

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DCC Visitor Gives Talk on Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences

From mid-January to mid-July, the DCC was host to a visiting scholar, Associate Professor Zhenxin Wu, from the Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences (LCAS) [external] in Beijing. She gave a presentation, An Introduction to LCAS, to DCC colleagues in Edinburgh on 15 July, just before she returned to China. The DCC staff are looking forward to a fruitful collaboration with her and LCAS in the future.

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DCC/DPC Workshop on Cost Models - Presentations Now Available

The presentations from the recent DCC/DPC Workshop on Cost Models are now available. View or download them here.

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First DCC Digital Curation Manual Instalment Online

The first instalment of the DCC Digital Curation Manual is now available for download.

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User Interviews Published

The DCC carried out a set of interviews to assess user requirements for digital curation. The same sets of questions were put to different groups of data users representing the three data curation categories: Data Creators, Curators and Re-users.

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DCC Workshop on Long-term Curation Within Digital Repositories - Presentations Now Available

The presentations for the recent DCC Workshop on Long-term Curation within Digital Repositories are now available. View or download them here. We have also set up some discussion threads on the DCC Forum to enable participants and DCC Associate Network members to further discuss some of the ideas raised at the workshop:Discuss Ingest & DocumentationDiscuss Preservation ActivityDiscuss CertificationFinally, any workshop participants who didn't have a chance to return their feedback forms can complete the on-line version here.

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Registration Now Open for the 1st International Digital Curation Conference

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 1st International Digital Curation Conference which will be held at the Hilton Bath City 29th-30th September 2005. Find out more about the conference or go straight to the online booking form.

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