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AQUA Mashup Event in Leeds

I’ve just arrived in the pleasant surroundings of Weetwood Hall just outside the centre of Leeds and am delighted to find a dedicated group of expert developers toiling away developing solutions and working away on processes to help people to cope when they are suddenly faced with the ghastly prospect of discovering that some part … Read more

David F. Flanders presented at the Archives Forum at the National Archives yesterday. The presentation is available on slideshare at the following link: Plenary Presentation from Archives Forum at the National Archives Read more

OA news from Nottingham

The latest report from the JISC-funded Research Communication Strategy project at the University of Nottingham claims that the intellectual battle for Open Access has been won and asks why, then, the widespread adoption of OA practice seems so distant? Too often, researchers seem to associate OA with concerns about copyright, peer review and questions about … Read more

Sitting in a Workshop about Software Preservation

Neil Chue Hong from the Software Sustainability Institute is talking about the five purposes of software preservation. Legal compliance Create heritage value Enable continued access to data Encourage software reuse Manage systems and services I’m learning things here, which is not surprising given that I’m not a software developer. I’m hopeful that the outputs of … Read more