repositories

IDCC13 Data Publication: generating trust around data sharing

A report on the Data Publication strand at IDCC13. This featured presentations from Maarten Hoogerwerf (DANS), Sarah Callaghan (BADC and the PREPARDE project), and Peter Doorn (DANS).

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TMTOWTDI: Three data repository experiences in UK HE

Three data repository experiences at UK Higher Educational institutions: A report on parallel session 2B on data repositories and storage (group 1) at the JISC Managing Research Data Meeting in Nottingham, 24 October 2012. This session on data repositories and storage considered the repository systems that support storing, depositing and exposing data at three universities. We heard from the University of Hull, the University of Hertfordshire and the University of Lincoln, where repository systems have been set up or extended through funded projects. Three different solutions were described, each fitting a different approach taken by the institution. The examples illustrated the diversity of systems available and how they fit different needs. The presentations considered a variety of repository features that make them one of the cogs in the institutional research data management machinery.

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Navigating the uncertain waters of data archiving and curation

A guest blog post by Gaz J Johnson, Repository Manager at the University of Leicester, on his experiences so far as he takes his 'first tentative steps into the terrifyingly uncertain waters of research data archiving'.

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IDCC11: Open data driving scholarly communications in 2020

Professor Philip E Bourne from the Department of Pharmacology at University of California San Diego and Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Computational Biology gave a remote presentation to the conference via Skype to outline what he sees as the future for data publishing.

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Open Repositories is coming to Edinburgh...

EDINA, the Digital Curation Centre and the University of Edinburgh's Information Services,  are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh has been selected to host the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2012) from 9-13 July, 2012. A full announcement will be released shortly.

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Testing the LIFE tool

The DCC are seeking volunteers to test the LIFE3 tool within UK HEI repositories.

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Preservation and Curation in Institutional Repositories Report released

We are very pleased to announce that a second State of the ART report from Alex Ball (a UKOLN-based DCC staff member) has been released, this time on Preservation and Curation in Institutional Repositories. It can be found under the Resources section of the DCC website, in the Technology Watch section of Briefing Papers. View State of the ART report

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