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Talking Research Data at RDMF14

RDMF14 workshop

ULCC’s repository team attends the RDMF14 event in York and Andrew Hercules has a recap of the two-day event [<a href=”//” target=”_blank”>View the story “Talking Research Data at RDMF14″ on Storify</a>]

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DART Podcast – web archiving and research data

Our latest DART podcast  contains a compelling and fascinating interview with Dr Marta Teperek, the Research Data Facilitator at Cambridge University Library’s Research Operations Office. She attended our May Web Archiving 101 Course (featuring guest speakers Dr Peter Webster and Sara Day Thomson) and seemed to derive a lot of benefit from it. She even published […]

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Survey – What are your digital preservation training needs?

Over the past few weeks, Ed and I have worked with colleagues from the Digital Curation Centre (DCC), Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and University of London Computer Centre (ULCC) to produce the Digital Archiving & Preservation Training Needs Survey (#DAPTNS15). All three organisations have a long history of working collaboratively with the aim of promoting best practice […]

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Tim Miles-Board – moving on to new challenges

As some of you may already know I have been working with the Research Technologies team for just over 12 months now. I came to ULCC from the University of Southampton, where I had spent a long time working with the EPrints repository platform. ULCC was an exciting opportunity for me to meet new people, […]

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Jisc Data Spring: Integrated RDM for Small and Specialist insitutions

Phase 1 completed Phase 1 of the Jisc data spring programme came to an end at the start of last week with an event at Imperial College London. After pooling our ideas at an initial workshop in February, ULCC partnered with CREST, UCA, Arkivum and Leeds Trinity University for an initial 3 month period to explore integrated research data […]

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Volunteers wanted! QA our planned online course

UPDATE 26/06/2015: Many thanks to all those who responded. The call for volunteers is now closed. We are currently developing an online version of our award-winning Digital Preservation Training Programme. We are seeking volunteers to perform some quality-assurance on the online Beginner Course content, and we have places for about 3-5 volunteers. We’d supply you […]

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IRMS15 – And the winners are…

Earlier this month we attended our first ever IRMS (Information and Records Management Society) conference, our colleague Ed gave a talk and we had an exhibition stand. Seeing that we were the ‘new kids on the block’ we decided to run a little competition. We offered delegates the chance to win 2 free places, worth […]

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Ed at IRMS15

IRMS Conference 2015 – ‘Information: The New Currency’

Last week we attended the Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) conference in Newport. We have quite a few records managers attending our DPTP courses, so we decided to go along to the conference to tell records managers more about our consultancy work and our training in digital preservation. Ed had a paper accepted, in […]

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