Call For Papers for 2nd “Workshop on Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets”

The second “Workshop on Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets” is now inviting submissions by June 30, 2014. The workshop will be held on September 12 as part of the Digital Libraries 2014 conference in London.

Details can be found at:

International Digital Curation Conference, San Francisco 24-27 February 2014

IDCC14, SF 24-27 Feb: “Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business & society,” Draft Program and Registration Open

See more about IDCC 2014 at:

The draft program is now available. A workshop program will be published in November. The Call for Papers will close on Monday 28 October.

You can register now for IDCC14.

Institutional Repositories Dealing with Data | Open Repositories 2013

Institutional Repositories Dealing with Data: What a difference a ‘D’ makes!

The 2013 Open Repositories Conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island from July 8 – 12. This particular workshop aimed to help IR managers and others in the repository community to identify strategies and practical steps to deal with research data within the increasingly complex environment of open access scholarly communication.

Speakers included Charles (Chuck) Humphrey, Robin Rice, Angus Whyte, Michael Witt, and Courtney Matthews. Their presentation slides are available from the links below:

Introduction: Angus WhyteDigital Curation Centre

Keynote: Chuck Humphrey, The Long Tail of Data Wagging the IR.

Robin Rice, On being a cog rather than inventing the wheel: Edinburgh DataShare as a key service in the University of Edinburgh’s RDM Initiative.

Angus Whyte How will repository and subject librarians roles interact to support data management? evidence from UK institutions

Michael Witt & Courtney Matthews, The Purdue University Research Repository (PURR): providing institutional data services with a virtual research environment, data publication and archiving.

Latest Articles from International Journal of Digital Curation

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