DCC News

Continuing Access to Research Data: The New Digital Curation Centre

Director Peter Burnhill gave a presentation on Continuing Access to Research Data: The New Digital Curation Centre, at the Cross Research Council ICT Conference for e-Science & Grid at the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh. View or download PowerPoint slides (168KB).

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IASSIST: Data Futures, Building on 30 Years of Data Advocacy

Peter Burnhill and Robin Rice (Phase One Project Co-ordinator) co-presented two papers at the IASSIST: Data Futures, Building on 30 Years of Data Advocacy conference in Madison, Wisconsin - Digital Preservation and Data Curation: a View from the UK, parts I and II. View or download part I (ppt 1.5MB). View or download part II (ppt 168KB).

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Should We Be Prepared to Face a Future Without Digital Curation?

Peter Burnhill's article Should we be prepared to face a future without digital curation? was published on the Research Information website.

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The Two Cultures of Digital Curation

Peter Buneman gave a keynote lecture entitled The Two Cultures of Digital Curation, at the 6th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, Santorini Island, Greece. View or download PowerPoint slides (834KB).

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DPC Forum: Digital Preservation - the Global Context

Peter Burnhill gave a presentation on The Digital Curation Centre at the DPC Forum: Digital Preservation - the global context at the British Library, London.

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Endangered Data - Why Databases Matter

Peter Buneman gave an inaugural lecture entitled Endangered data - why databases matter in Lecture Theatre 2 of Appleton Tower, University of Edinburgh.

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Joint Programmes Meeting

Several members of the DCC team attended the Joint Programmes Meeting organized by the JISC Development Group, held at the De Vere Grand Hotel, Brighton. The DCC participated in the poster session on 6 July. Peter Burnhill and David Giaretta presented a paper about the work of the DCC on 7 July. View or download PowerPoint slides (440KB). Bridget Robinson presented a poster session giving an overview of DCC aims.

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Society of Archivists Conference & Conservation Training Conference 2004

Joy Davidson of the DCC shared a poster session with ERPANET and DigiCULT, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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3rd UK e-Science Programme All Hands Meeting 2004

The following papers were presented at the 3rd UK e-Science Programme All Hands Meeting 2004: From Data Deluge to Data Curation (P. Lord, A. Macdonald, L. Lyon, D. Giaretta). View or download paper in Word format (166KB). View or download PowerPoint slides (208KB). Curating for the Future – The work of the Digital Curation Centre (B. Robinson, L. Lyon, D. Giaretta). Poster session. View or download paper in Word format (138KB). Applying the OAIS standard to CCLRC’s British Atmospheric Data Centre and the Atlas Petabyte Storage Service (D. R. Corney, M. De Vere, T. Folkes, D.

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Informatics: Defining the Research Agenda

Peter Buneman gave a presentation entitled Discovery and Application of Information at Informatics: Defining the Research Agenda, 10 - 12 September 2004, University of Indiana, USA.

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