Because good research needs good data



Store, share, manage & discover research

Figshare for Institutions is a repository where researchers can make their outputs openly available in a citable, shareable and discoverable way. For more information on Figshare for institutions, head over to the figshare site

Founded in 2007, Aridhia is a world-leading clinical and translational informatics company developing technology and capability that helps transform clinical research into clinical practice.

AnalytiXagility, Aridhia’s data analytics platform and services ecosystem, brings the benefits of 3rd generation consumer technologies to the biomedical research, precision medicine and healthcare communities. The platform makes it easy to assemble people, tools and data assets in private, secure analytic workspaces that are designed to accelerate data-driven collaborative research projects.

Headquartered in Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, one of Europe’s largest and most advanced medical campuses, Aridhia’s multidisciplinary team is delivering services across the UK and Europe in collaboration with the NHS, research organisations, life sciences companies, IT service providers and patients.

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education, serving thousands of customers in over 90 countries.

Esploro, the Ex Libris Research Services Platform, helps institutions increase the impact of academic research by maximizing visibility, efficiency, and compliance of research activities. Seamlessly integrated with existing research workflows, Esploro enables institutions to capture research objects and enrich their metadata, unify and automate research data workflows, track publications, monitor compliance with government and funder requirements, and measure research impact through relevant KPIs and the analysis of cross-institutional benchmarks.

Rosetta, the Ex Libris digital asset management and preservation solution covers the full life cycle of any type of content, from deposit to delivery to archiving. Rosetta supports libraries, archives, museums and other institutions that need to safely and securely collect, manage, publish, deliver, and ensure longevity for digital information.

Ex Libris is proud to support IDCC 18.

Springer Nature is a global publisher dedicated to providing the best possible service to the whole research community. It helps authors to share their discoveries; enable researchers to find, access and understand the work of others; and supports librarians and institutions with innovations in technology and data.

To help authors and journals follow good practice in sharing and archiving research data, Springer Nature provides optional data deposition and curation services – enabling greater data sharing, compliance with funder policies and enhancing peer-reviewed publications.

Springer Nature also provides a free-to-use Research Data Support Helpdesk, which anyone can contact to get advice on research data – including, which repository is best for your data, how to write a data availability statement, help on licences for sharing data, advice on implementing a data policy, and much more.

LIBNOVA is a leader in the digital preservation field.

LIBSAFE is the digital preservation software developed by LIBNOVA. It is a full OAIS /  ISO 14,721-aligned preservation system, which guarantees the security, availability and access to your information in the long term, in an easy and efficient way.

LIBNOVA has customers in 12 countries and offices in the USA (Florida), and in the EU (Spain) which allows them to offer their solutions worldwide.

Piql safeguards irreplaceable information.

Our data security and preservation services keep your data authentic and accessible in the long-term, in full compliance with the OAIS model. We store data offline on a future-proof and migration-free storage medium; high-resolution digital film.    

Data stored with Piql is unreachable of cyberattacks, but for additional security you can store the data in the Arctic World Archive, our ultra-secure data vault located in the arctic archipelago of Svalbard, Norway.

Head-quartered in Norway, we offer services to clients in Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

How you can support IDCC 2018

Supporting IDCC is a great opportunity for your organisation to demonstrate active involvement in the area of digital curation and gain access to a wide spectrum of stakeholders in the data management community. Through evaluation of previous events it is proven that delegates highly value the knowledge exchange, training and networking opportunities offered by IDCC. As a supporter you can increase your profile in this community.

There are many different ways in which you can support the conference:

  • Student places
  • AV provision
  • Refreshments for coffee breaks and lunches
  • Conference Reception on Monday19 February 2018
  • Conference Dinner on Tuesday 20 February 2018

If you would like to support us, please get in touch by emailing or by phoning +44 (0)131 651 1239.