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Digital Archives Research Project: A report and recommendations
(Edinburgh University Library, 2003-01-24)
The preservation of digital resources is of great importance to the academic community and society as a whole. We are in danger of losing much of our academic and cultural heritage through neglect of these burgeoning ...
DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Investment in an Intangible Asset
(HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, 2006-05-10)
Instalment on the role of digital information as an intangible asset. From an economist’s point of view, this instalment explores some key properties of digital assets and digital preservation and argues the case that ...
A practical guide to implementing the DCC testbed methodology
(Digital Curation Centre, 2009)
The Digital Curation Centre is committed to advancing knowledge in digital preservation. As digital preservation is a young discipline many of its methods are untested. The testbed methodology developed by DCC researchers ...
A report on the range of policies required for and related to digital curation
(Digital Curation Centre, 2009-03-30)
This report investigates policy requirements related to digital curation, for example in the form of Research Council mandates, and current provision within higher education institutions to meet these. Recommendations ...
Roles and Reusability of Video Data in Social Studies of Interaction: SCARP Case Study No. 5 Summary and Recommendations
(Digital Curation Centre, 2009)
Social science researchers are making increasing use of digital video. All of us, researchers or not, have an alluring range of commercial web sites for sharing video, although these do not cater for long-term reuse of ...
Neuroimaging Data Landscapes: Annex to SCARP Case Study 1
(Digital Curation Centre, 2008-11-11)
This is the Annex to Case Study No. 1 of the Digital Curation Centre’s SCARP Project titled ‘Curating Brain Images in a Psychiatric Research Group: Infrastructure and Preservation Issues’ (SCARP Deliverable number ...
DCC Briefing Paper: Data protection
(Digital Curation Centre, 2006-07-30)
The Data Protection Act 1998 ("the DPA") is a piece of UK legislation designed to strike a balance between the interests of the individual in maintaining privacy over their personal details and the possibly competing ...
Clinical Data from Home to Health Centre: the Telehealth Curation Lifecycle
(Digital Curation Centre, 2009-06-12)
This case study has been produced for the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) SCARP project, funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to investigate disciplinary attitudes and approaches to data deposit. The ...
Data dimensions: disciplinary differences in research data sharing, reuse and long term viability
(Digital Curation Centre, 2010-01)
This synthesis report has been produced for the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) SCARP project, funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to investigate disciplinary attitudes and approaches to data deposit.
DCC Briefing Paper: Digital repositories
(Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04-04)
Digital Repositories offer a convenient infrastructure through which to store, manage, re-use and curate digital materials. They are used by a variety of communities, may carry out many different functions, and can take ...