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  • CARMEN [Code, Analysis, Repository & Modelling for e-Neuroscience] 

    Pryor, Graham (Digital Curation Centre, Edinburgh, 2008-09)
    The CARMEN pilot project seeks to create a virtual laboratory for experimental neurophysiology, enabling the sharing and collaborative exploitation of data, analysis code and expertise. This study by the DCC contributes ...
  • Clinical Data from Home to Health Centre: the Telehealth Curation Lifecycle 

    Irshad, Tasneem; Ure, Jenny (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 ...
  • A comparative study of international approaches to enabling the sharing of research data 

    Ruusalepp, Raivo (Digital Curation Centre, 2008)
    A DCC and JISC report that compares policies, strategies, infrastructure and services for sharing research data across OECD member countries.
  • Create, curate, re-use: the expanding life course of digital research data 

    Rusbridge, Chris (CAUDIT, 2007-05-02)
    Scientific communication used to be based on the article or the monograph. Now datasets and databases are becoming as important in some cases. Aside from their value in communication, data are also the raw stuff of the ...
  • Curated Databases in the Life Sciences: The Edinburgh Mouse Atlas Project 

    Fairley, Elizabeth; Higgins, Sarah; Whyte, Angus (University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; HATII, University of Glasgow; Science and Technology Facilities Council., 2009-06-29)
    This case study scopes and assesses the data curation aspects of the Edinburgh Mouse Atlas Project (EMAP), a programme funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). The principal goal for EMAP is to develop an expression ...
  • Curating Atmospheric Data for long term use: Infrastructure and Preservation Issues for the Atmospheric Sciences community 

    Conway, Esther (University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; HATII, University of Glasgow; Science and Technology Facilities Council., 2009-03-16)
    DCC SCARP aims to understand disciplinary approaches to data curation by substantial case studies based on an immersive approach. As part of the SCARP project we engaged with a number of archives, including the British ...
  • Curating Brain Images in a Psychiatric Research Group: Infrastructure and Preservation Issues SCARP Case Study No. 1 

    Whyte, Angus (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-11-11)
    Curating neuroimaging research data for sharing and re-use involves practical challenges for those concerned in its use and preservation. These are exemplified in a case study of the Neuroimaging Group in the University ...
  • Curating Brain Images in a Psychiatric Research Group: SCARP Case Study No.1 Summary and Recommendations 

    Whyte, Angus (Digital Curation Centre, 2008)
    Curating neuroimaging research data for sharing and re-use involves practical challenges for those concerned in its use and preservation. These are exemplified in a case study of the Neuroimaging Group in the University ...
  • Curating the CIA World Factbook 

    Buneman, Peter; Müller, Heiko; Rusbridge, Chris (Digital Curation Centre, University of Edinburgh, 2009)
    The CIA World Factbook is a prime example of a curated database – a database that is constructed and maintained with a great deal of human effort in collecting, verifying, and annotating data. Preservation of old versions ...
  • Curation of research data in the disciplines of Engineering 

    Ball, Alex; Neilson, Colin (Digital Curation Centre, 2009-10-30)
    Case Study produced by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) SCARP project, funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC).
  • Data dimensions: disciplinary differences in research data sharing, reuse and long term viability 

    Key Perspectives Ltd (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: Annotation 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-09-02)
    The DCC has assembled a group of briefing papers that together form an introduction to curation. These concise overviews are designed to help grow your basic understanding of key curation issues by providing a high-level ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Appraisal and Selection 

    Harvey, Ross (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-03-04)
    Selection and appraisal are key to ensuring that scientific data and records are usable and re-usable over time. Appraisal (a term originating in archival science) is "the process of evaluating records to determine which ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating e-mails 

    Pennock, Maureen (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04)
    The widespread adoption of e-mail as the preferred means of professional communications has dramatically impacted the way that people work. This can be problematic for many organisations as the traditional record-keeping ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating e-Science Data 

    Pennock, Maureen (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-08-24)
    The term 'e-Science' commonly refers to large-scale scientific collaborations carried out over the 'Grid', a technical architecture and infrastructure for co-ordinated and distributed sharing of data, resources and ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating Geospatial Data 

    McGarva, Guy (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04-04)
    Geospatial data relate to the location of geographical features and the relationships between those features. They are vital for a wide range of business and government functions including defence, transportation, education, ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data accreditation 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2010)
    The purpose of checking data quality and accreditation processes is to audit data outputs against clear, pre-defined criteria. It allows organisations to demonstrate that they are meeting and maintaining quality standards ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data protection 

    McGinley, Margaret (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 ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data Protection 

    McGinley, Margaret (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 ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Database archiving 

    Müller, Heiko (Digital Curation Centre, 2009-02-02)
    In a computational context, data archiving refers to the storage of electronic documents, data sets, multimedia files, and so on, for a defined period of time. Database archiving is usually seen as a subset of data archiving. ...