Dr Liz Lyon Associate Director, Outreach Funders: Engaging the Users: the Outreach & Community Support Programme Digital Curation Centre a centre of expertise.

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<ul><li><p>Dr Liz LyonAssociate Director, OutreachFunders:Engaging the Users: the Outreach &amp; Community Support ProgrammeDigital Curation Centrea centre of expertise in data curation and preservation</p></li><li><p>OverviewRaising awareness and disseminationWeb portalElectronic JournalAnnual International ConferenceUnderstanding the users and their needsCreating a taxonomyGathering requirementsThe Associates Network</p></li><li><p>DCC Web sitewww.dcc.ac.uk</p></li><li><p>Draft Home page of new DCC eJournal</p></li><li><p>Sample issue</p><p>January 2005 Launch</p></li><li><p>1st DCC International ConferencePlanning so far:Location - Bath UKSeptember 2005 (tbc)2-day eventInvited speakersPeer-reviewed research papers</p></li><li><p>User requirements analysisCommissioned studyLeona CarpenterReporting nowDesk-based researchFocus groups InterviewsResults will inform research, development service definition / delivery and outreachRecommendations and priority tasks</p></li><li><p>Outline Taxonomy of digital curation users by role1. Data Creators2. Data Curators3. Data Re-users4. Policy makersfunding bodiesother leaders</p></li><li><p>Outline Taxonomy by significant function of organisational entityResearch2. Service provision3. Learning &amp; teaching</p><p>4. Funders5. Policy / strategy makersDesignated communities</p></li><li><p>Research &amp; DevelopmentAnnotation servicesOntology developmentAutomating metadata creationTools and toolkitsData Format Description LanguageIdentifiersRegistriesEconomic and cost-benefits studies</p></li><li><p>Advisory servicesAsk-a-CuratorFAQs, reports, briefings, awareness-raising materialsBest practice guidanceStorage mediaLike ErpanetAdvise Government, Research Councils, funding bodies</p></li><li><p>Professional developmentShort coursesCertificationConferences, seminars, workshopsSecondments to DCC and to working repository services</p></li><li><p>Outreach &amp; Community-buildingLeadership for the futureCase studies Sharing solutionsCollaboration with other partnersInternational peersIndustry links</p></li><li><p>Scenario of what might be provided by a county museum 3D VR simulation of either the City of Bath or Isambard K Brunel at Bristol to be accessed on foot from a mobile device</p></li><li><p>Associates NetworkGoalsDevelop understanding, share best practice, advance research, promote recognition, develop consensusMembershipHEIs, FEIs, national bodies, industry partners, funders, research groups, individualsBenefitsEarly access to R&amp;D outputs, advisory services, training, input to definition and design, community participationDiscussion Forum www.dcc.ac.uk Please join us!</p></li></ul>


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