DCC News

Public Lecture on the DCC

Seamus Ross gave a Public Lecture on the DCC entitled New Organisational Structures Responding to New Challenges: The Digital Curation Centre in the UK at the Schweizerisches Bundesarchiv. View or download PDF of slides (127KB).

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Digital Library Developments Supporting eResearch

November 2004, Dr Liz Lyon, Associate Director (Outreach) gave a presentation at the Digital Library developments supporting eResearch workshop that took place at the British Library. View or download PowerPoint slides (8MB).

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PRESS RELEASE: Launch of the Digital Curation Centre

The launch ceremony of the Digital Curation Centre took place at the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh, at which Lord Stewart Sutherland officially opened the Centre. An afternoon research colloquium further explored the Centre's strategic direction with discussions between DCC staff and a panel of experts. View programme, photos, posters, demos, etc.

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TEST PRESS RELEASE: Launch of the Digital Curation Centre

The launch ceremony of the Digital Curation Centre took place at the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh, at which Lord Stewart Sutherland officially opened the Centre. An afternoon research colloquium further explored the Centre's strategic direction with discussions between DCC staff and a panel of experts. View programme, photos, posters, demos, etc.

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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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