DCC News

Register Now for the DCC Workshop on Digital Curation Cost Models

26 July 2005, British Library, London: A joint DCC and Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC [external]) workshop on Digital Curation Cost Models will be held in the British Library, London. For more information about the programme, course fees and registration, see http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/cm-2005.

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Register Now for the DCC Workshop on the Long-Term Curation of Medical Databases

13 - 14 October 2005, Lisbon, Portugal: A joint DCC and Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network (ERPANET [external]) workshop on the Long-term Curation of Medical Databases will be held in the Gulbenkian Institute, Lisbon, Portugal. For more information about the programme, course fees and registration, see http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/mdb-2005.

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Call for Entries: Digital Preservation Award 2005

Are you completing an exceptional digital preservation project that will benefit the UK? If so, why not apply for the Digital Preservation Award, worth £5000. To apply for this award, please complete the DPA/05 application form on the Conservation Awards website.

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Call for Comments

The National Science Board released an important draft report titled Long-Lived Digital Data Collections: Enabling Research and Education for the 21st Century for public comment; comments are requested by 1 May 2005.

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JISC Conference 2005

12 April 2005, Birmingham, England: As part of JISC Conference 2005, a free one day event held at the International Convention Centre, Dr David Giaretta will demonstrate a number of tools being developed and/or packaged by the Digital Curation Centre as services for the curation community. The DCC and DPC will share stand 37.

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April Fools' Day

What great things will happen to us today?

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New DCC Website in Development

Work is currently in progress on a new DCC website. It will be launched on the 31st May 2005.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

PV-2005, the third Symposium about "Ensuring the Long-Term Preservation and Adding Value to the Scientific and Technical Data" will be held on 21-23 November at The Royal Society in Edinburgh. Original submissions in the form of one page abstracts in PDF or Microsoft Word format should be submitted by 1 April 2005.

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VACANCY

The DCC is seeking a full-time Administrator to be based in Edinburgh. Closing date for applications: 22 April 2005.

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