DCC News

PRESS RELEASE: New UK Centre to Help Secure the Future of Digital Data.

The JISC and the eScience Core Programme announced today funding of some £1.3m a year for a Digital Curation Centre, based on collaboration between the Universities and the Research Councils.

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Curating the Future

The Centre's Director (Phase One), Peter Burnhill, gave a presentation, Curating the Future, at the JISC Conference 2004, International Convention Centre, Birmingham. View or download PowerPoint slides (74KB).

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Curation: the Future of the Past

Chris Rusbridge, Director of Information Services, University of Glasgow, gave a presentation, Curation: the Future of the Past, at the Consortium of Research Libraries (CURL) annual general meeting. View or download PowerPoint slides (3.2MB).

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Setting up a National Digital Curation Centre

Robin Rice, Phase One Project Co-ordinator, gave a brief presentation on Setting up a National Digital Curation Centre for the EDINA Exchange event at the National e-Science Centre, Edinburgh. View or download PowerPoint slides (89KB).

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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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