Digital Curation Centre (DCC)

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15 May 2014 3568 reads



About the Digital Curation Centre (DCC)

The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is a world-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management across the UK's higher education research community.

The Digital Curation Centre provides expert advice and practical help to anyone in UK higher education and research wanting to store, manage, protect and share digital research data.

The DCC provides access to a range of resources including our popular How-to Guides, case studies and online services. The training programmes aim to equip researchers and data custodians with the skills they need to manage and share data effectively. 

OA Member Kevin Ashley
Director, Digital Curation Center, UK
At the DCC, Kevin directs activities whose primary goal is the development of research data services in UK universities. He began his career in computing support for medical research before moving to ULCC, one of the UK national supercomputing services. He worked in development and management roles and contributed to a number of international standardisation initiatives in networking. From the early 1990s his team concentrated on the development of digital archive services for a range of public bodies including the British Library and the Public Record Office with a special focus on database archives.