FAIRsFAIR: THE FAIR data hub addressing the data culture change in Europe

On 14th March 2019, the DCC team were in Amsterdam to participate in the launch of the H2020 funded FAIRsFAIR initiative which we'll be partnering on for the next three years. FAIRsFAIR aims to to  contribute towards the culture change needed to increase the production and use of data that are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) in the European Open Science Cloud.

 

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RDMF revisited - unconference style

It’s been a while (16 months in fact!) since the DCC held an RDMF, and we’ve had a few requests from the community to provide a space for discussing challenges and sharing lessons on providing research data support. Hot on the heels of a trial at IDCC in Melbourne, we’re going to bring back the RDMF in an unconference format.

Puit 9th April in Manchester in your calendar now. Registration will open later in the week.

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We are family! Join the IDCC party

A report on the DCC's first foray into the Southern Hemisphere to run IDCC19 in partnership with the University of Melbourne

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“Digital Sensations”: New generation of innovative solutions advancing digital curation

 Did you miss the demos presented at IDCC19? Natalia Grincheva has produced an overview as well as video podcasts.

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IDCC19 Prize winners

We are delighted to announce this year's best submissions and presentations!  Best paper

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Opportunities and challenges in digital curation

The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) 2019 will host a community discussion with two major players in digital curation:

  • Nancy McGovern, Director of Digital Preservation at MIT Libraries
  • Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

Delegates will put forward questions which will be discussed live by the two speakers.

First, here is a preview of some of their views and thoughts on how the session will run and topics it might address.

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Data curation in medical science and healthcare

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, is the Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NLM is the world’s largest biomedical library and the producer of digital information services used by scientists, health professionals and members of the public worldwide.

She will give the closing keynote lecture at the 14th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. Her lecture will focus on data management strategies that promote data-driven discovery in medical science and healthcare.

Her main goal in data management is to make it cheaper.

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