Presentation on theme: "UKOLN is supported by: Emergent technologies & digitisation: the institutional impact. Liz Lyon & Kevin Edge VCs Retreat, October 2005 www.bath.ac.uk a."— Presentation transcript:
UKOLN is supported by: Emergent technologies & digitisation: the institutional impact. Liz Lyon & Kevin Edge VCs Retreat, October 2005 www.bath.ac.uk a centre of expertise in digital information management www.ukoln.ac.uk
VC Retreat October 20052 Communications today Always on Ubiquitous and pervasive Multi-modal Parallel Multiple channels Real-time Personalised Overload….
VC Retreat October 20053 Collaborative communication technologies Email discussion lists Instant Messaging Wiki Forum software Access Grid Teleconference Video-conference Voice over IP (VoIP) Internet Telephony Blog Podcasting
VC Retreat October 200513 Disciplinary eprint repositories
VC Retreat October 200514 Institutional repositories: a view in 2005 Country update & trends D-Lib Magazine Sept 2005 –Germany 103, UK 31, Sweden 25 –Policy: Germany YES, UK RCUK draft –National programmes: UK, Germany, Australia, Sweden, Netherlands YES 14 institutions have a Self-Archiving Policy and 4 (Southampton, Queensland Univ Tech, Zurich and CERN) have a mandate rather than a recommendation JISC £4M Digital Repository Programme started 13 Oct JISC announces extra £80M capital funding over 2 years which includes further support for repositories
VC Retreat October 200515 Referenced from an institutional repository Cited by 3 other papers
VC Retreat October 200517 eBank UK Project Two key themes: –Open access to datasets –Linking research data to publications and to learning UKOLN, University of Southampton, University of Manchester e-Science application Combechem : Grid-enabled combinatorial chemistry + National Crystallography Service Resource Discovery Network / PSIgate physical sciences portal
VC Retreat October 200518 1. Publish and cite data-sets 2. Link data to publications
VC Retreat October 200519 eBank embedded in a science portal: link to student learning
VC Retreat October 200520 Integration into chemistry research workflows R4L Repository for the Laboratory Project (JISC-funded) automated data capture from instrumentation, registration of results SMART TEA electronic Laboratory notebook + annotations Computational chemistry: SPECTRa Project (JISC-funded) Research assessment (RAE) process?
VC Retreat October 200521 For later use? In use now (and the future)? Repositories and digital curation Data preservationData curation StaticDynamic maintaining and adding value to a trusted body of digital information for current and future use Assuring long-term access to institutional digital assets: policies and practice? UK Digital Curation Centre http://www.dcc.ac.uk