Author: monica.duke

A macroscope for UK web history

In one of the demo sessions at IDCC15, Andrew Jackson from the British Library demonstrated a web archiving service that supports researchers interested in exploring history through the web.  The service aims to offer different ways of searching a…

BoF at IDCC15: Building infrastructure for scientific data

The Birds of a Feather sessions were a new feature of the IDCC conferences introduced in 2015.  I attended the session on ‘Building Infrastructure for scientific data: Contrasting curation approaches across the lifecycle” in which practitioners compared notes on the tools they are providing for researchers to curate their data.  The aim of the session was explained by the conveners as “to bring people together to talk about succeses in building infrastructure and effectively engaging scientists in data curation and overcoming challenges”.

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