DCC News

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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ECDL 2004

Bridget Robinson presented a poster session that focused on the work that is being done by the DCC, highlighted how this work is of relevance to the data curation needs of digital libraries, promoted ongoing user requirement analysis and drew on the experience of delegates to ensure that the work of the DCC is meeting the requirements of the digital library community.

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Digital Curation Centre's Visitor Programme

28 September at the British Library, and 24 September 2004 at the University of Edinburgh: As the first in the Digital Curation Centre's Visitor Programme, Michael Lesk, Rutgers University, presented Online Data and Scientific Progress: Content in Cyberinfrastructure.

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The UK Digital Curation Centre

David Giaretta presented a paper, The UK Digital Curation Centre, at PV-2004, the second Symposium about "Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Adding Value to the Scientific and Technical Data" hosted by the European Space Agency at its ESRIN centre. Frascati, Italy.

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