DCC

ANDS & the DCC

After giving a presentation on DMPonline at the Future Perfect conference, Martin and I visited ANDS staff in the Canberra and Mebourne offices.  We had some great discussions, sharing common ground and learning from each other's lessons.

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Reflections on IDCC 11 day one

Reflections on IDCC 11 Day One by Clifford Lynch, CNI

Photo (c) Tim Gander

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An international list of data repositories

We're often asked where data can be deposited, so it's great to be able to announce an international list of data repositories initiated by DataCite. The list notes what subject areas the repositories support and outlines any restrictions on data access, licence agreements and identifiers used. This is a working document that will continue to develop over time. Your input is welcomed, so please contact DataCite to suggest changes or additions. 

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Screencasting - what do you think?

We're trying out new ways to communicate our resources better at the DCC and are keen to know what you think.

Image from lfs.learningcentre CC-BY-SA

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DCC roadshow success

We held our first data management roadshow in Bath last week, bringing together IT directors, librarians, data managers and researchers to discuss the data challenge.Early feedback has been positive, with many people commenting they now feel better equipped to start addressing data management.Slides are available and Marieke Guy has produced a useful summary of day 2.

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Practical Guides to Digital Curation & Digitization

Facet Publishing have released Ross Harvey's Digital Curation: A how-to-do-it manual, offering an in-depth, start-to-finish explanation of the digital curation process.  They will follow this in December with Anna E Bülow and Jess Ahmon's Preparing Collections for Digitization.

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DCC Unlocks Open Science

The Research Information Network (RIN) and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) have published the results of research undertaken by the DCC into the benefits and barriers to using ‘open science’ methods. The investigation aimed to identify what motivates researchers to work (or want to work) in an open manner with regard to their data, results and protocols, and whether advantages are delivered by working in this way.

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DCC & DPC Monthly newsletter

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and DCC are delighted to be collaborating on the joint publication of 'What's New'.  

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Incremental project report released

The JISC-funded Incremental project has released its scoping study into researchers' data management needs at the Universities of Cambridge and Glasgow.

A blog post summarises our findings and implementation plans.

We welcome any feedback you have.

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What's New: The joint DCC and DPC monthly newsletter

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and DCC are delighted to be collaborating on the joint publication of 'What's New'.