DCC News

More student places available at IDCC

More student places available at IDCC20! 

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Managing Research Data (video)

This short documentary, Digital Curation Centre: Managing Research Data, offers a unique insight into the importance of providing access to research data and the risks of not managing data effectively. It also explains how the DCC could help researchers, research support staff and HE institutions by offering guidance, training and tools. 

 

 

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IDCC20 unconference - get involved!

We’ll be running an unconference at IDCC again this year and have over 75 people registered for the event. Some of you have definitely been to an unconference before, but for others it is bound to be a new experience. This blog post provides an introduction on what to expect and how to get the most out of it.

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Introducing the IDCC2020 keynotes: Dr Kostas Glinos

Kostas will talk about Open Science policies, responsible research data management, in line with the FAIR principles. His talk will open day two of IDCC, 19th February.

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2019: a DMP year in review

2019 was a pivotal year for DMPonline. Having introduced a new subscription model in November 2018 to sustain the DCC-led service, the last 12 months saw us develop a solid user base. This uptake has allowed us to grow the team and increase our engagement channels to ensure the service continues to meet user needs.
 

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Introducing the IDCC2020 keynotes: Professor Francine Berman

Francine Berman will talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) at the 15th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. She will give the opening keynote on 18th of February 2020.

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Introducing the IDCC2020 Keynotes - Dr Sandra Collins

Dr Sandra Collins, Director of the National Library of Ireland will give a keynote lecture on curating the national memory at 15th edition of IDCC, on the 19th of February.

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Managing computational notebooks - an overview of ‘chopportunities’

There are over five million jupyter notebooks on GitHub and they are increasingly used in teaching due to the combination of code, results and documentation which makes them a good resource to interact with to learn. A session at the last RDA Plenary brought the community together to discuss issues around the management of computational notebooks.

 

 

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Different hosting options – which way forward?

Over the past few months we’ve been reconsidering DMPonline hosting – should we move to Amazon Web Services or remain with the University of Edinburgh. Brexit and ensuring we can meet our Service Level Agreements were two major concerns in this decision-making process. After investigating options, we have decided to remain with University of Edinburgh hosting. This blog post outlines our thoughts.
 

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IDCC20 - Workshop Registration is now open

We are excited to announce that registration for our packed IDCC20 workshop programme is now open!

Workshops will be held on Monday 17 February 2020 at Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. 

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