DCC News

19th International CODATA Conference

David Giaretta presented a paper, The Digital Curation Centre, at the 19th International CODATA Conference, Berlin, Germany.

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PRESS RELEASE: New Director of the DCC

Chris Rusbridge has been appointed Director of the DCC and will start full time at the University of Edinburgh on 21st February 2005.

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Curation and Preservation of Online Resources: the DCC and Options for Resource Creators

Robin Rice gave a presentation on Curation and preservation of online resources: the DCC and options for resource creators at a two-day workshop on online resources held by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Research Methods Programme. View or download PowerPoint slides (136KB).

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Digital Curation for Service-based Workflows

Rajendra Bose of the DCC presented Digital Curation for Service-based Workflows at a two-day NIEeS (National Institute for Environmental eScience) workshop about web services for environmental applications.

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LOCKSS Programme Lectures

David Rosenthal, Chief Scientist of the LOCKSS Programme, visited the University of Edinburgh and presented the following lectures: Electronic Collections and the Future of Libraries on Monday 21 February at 4.00pm.; Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe: Peer-to-Peer Digital Preservation on Wednesday 23 February at 12.30pm.

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JISC Institutional Digital Preservation & Asset Management Programme Kick-Off Meeting

A JISC Institutional Digital Preservation & Asset Management Programme Kick-Off Meeting was held at the British Library Conference Centre in London. Dr David Giaretta spoke on behalf of the DCC, and other DCC staff (Joy Davidson and Michael Day) led breakout sessions in the afternoon. View or download PowerPoint slides (370KB).

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A JISC Institutional Digital Preservation & Asset Management Programme Kick-Off Meeting

A JISC Institutional Digital Preservation & Asset Management Programme Kick-Off Meeting was held at the British Library Conference Centre in London. Dr David Giaretta spoke on behalf of the DCC, and other DCC staff (Joy Davidson and Michael Day) led breakout sessions in the afternoon. View or download PowerPoint slides (370KB).

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JISC's CSR2 Programme

At a recent meeting of Project Managers for JISC's CSR2 programme, a discussion on the topic of digital preservation took place between leading experts that included the DCC's Professor Seamus Ross. View the article [external] on the JISC website.

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JISC CSR2 programme

At a recent meeting of Project Managers for JISC’s CSR2 programme, a discussion on the topic of digital preservation took place between leading experts that included the DCC's Professor Seamus Ross. View the article [external] on the JISC website.At a recent meeting of Project Managers for JISC’s CSR2 programme, a discussion on the topic of digital preservation took place between leading experts that included the DCC's Professor Seamus Ross.

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Call for Projects in Digital Repositories: JISC Circular 3/05

HE institutions are invited to submit funding proposals for projects in the area of digital repositories. This programme is intended to help the learning and research community move forward with all the issues involved in setting up and using digital repositories. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 1.00pm on Thursday 7th April 2005. Projects should commence in June 2005.

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