Balancing theory and practice in research data management – innovation and opportunity in the Dublin Core community

« The recent DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) conference in Porto was collocated with the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL), which gave the programme a rich mix of theory and practice. Many of the discussed topics had specific resonance with our current work at Jisc. Therefore, the conference was a great opportunity to discover the latest progress in these areas. The full conference proceedings are now available; some sessions are also documented with copies of presentation slides.

In this blog post, we report on three sessions that focused on particularly relevant themes: identify management using identifiers, expressing rights and licenses in human and machine friendly ways, and data management planning. (…) »