Category: DCC News

From RDM strategy to action -a glass half full!

Recently DCC carried out an online survey of senior managers involved in decision-making on Research Data management in UK Higher Education Institutions. If you took part in it you may have already seen some of the results. As a small payback for the t…

Engaging with UK data centres for the pilot UK research data registry

The latest update on the Jisc Research Data Registry and Discovery Service pilot.  Veerle Van Den Eynden, Producer Relations and Research Data Manager at UK Data Archive (UKDA), is responsible for data centre liaison in our pilot project.

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FOI dataset provisions – what do they mean for RDM?

Records managers and compliance officers in UK Higher Education Institution should already be aware of changes to how the law on Freedom of Information deals with datasets. They affect universities as ‘public authorities’, but are they relevant to implementation of Research Data Management? The short answer is ‘yes’, even although one might be forgiven for thinking the new provisions don’t change much.

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Research data management in France: DCC and Jisc MRD programme suggest possible approaches

ADBU, the association of French academic library directors, held a study day on research data management (RDM) as part of their 43rd Annual Congress on 19 September 2013 in Le Havre. A DCC colleague and I were invited to speak about recent developments…