a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation The landscape• Emerging Research Funder & Journal policies on data • Pressure to keep & share more data for longer • Issues now small science rather than Big Science• A few established subject Data Centres • Real expertise in their disciplines • No appetite to pay for more Centres• UKRDS continuing uncertainty • The discipline curation dilemma • Top down model? • “Planning to Share vs Just Sharing”• JISC Research Data Management Programme • Institutional Laboratory or group focus • Learning by doing… but needs support JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation What needs to be done• Build practical experience • Experiment with different models • JISC Programme, UKRDS?• Build capability • Diffusion of good practice as it emerges • Better tools• Build capacity & skills • Training & professional development• Build community• Sustain, support, analyse, compare, share JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation What the DCC proposes Observatory Outreach Innovation Support JISCResources Requirements Knowledge broker, Further tools Support for JISC gathering, resource resource showcase (funding?) Programmes identificationAdvocacy Identify best practice Promote good Advice on Good practice practice emerging solutions guidanceCommunity Monitor & evaluate Engage with Support solution Events, RDMF, activity research support development engagementTraining Evaluate new Create capacity Support adoption/ Specific training for curriculum through training diffusion projects JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation What the DCC proposes• Resources • General guidance, “How to…” guides, tools advice, IJDC• Advocacy • Advocacy framework, regional roadshow, workshops, advice & help• Community development • RDMF, network of Research Data Champions, Blogs & social networks, conferences• Training • DC101 versions, tools training, “train the trainer” courses, assist curriculum development JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservationWhat more the DCC would like to do… • Online training modules (self-training) • Legal service (had to cut resources for this) • More case study work • Down and dirty with researchers; you learn a lot, and so do they! • Tools development JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservationHow are we different in Phase 3? • Smaller, more focused • Hub and spoke model • Revision of management approach • Further improvement of internal systems • Complete revision of web site • Make resources much easier to find • Closer work with JISC JSR Phase 3 presentation
a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation Questions? •Roman amphoras in Britain •Paul Tyers •Internet Archaeology •Autumn 1996JSR Phase 3 presentation
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