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RDA Ireland Meet The Expert: Dr. Ingrid Dillo

Date: 31 July 2019
Location: National Library of Ireland

Public lecture: "FAIR data in the Social Sciences and Humanities: from FAIRytale to FAIR enough"

iPRES 2019

Date: 16 September 2019 to 20 September 2019
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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iPRES brings together scientists, students, researchers, archivists, librarians, providers, and other experts to share recent developments and innovative projects in a wide variety of topics in digital preservation from strategy to implementation, and from international and local initiatives. Year on year the debate and research profiled at iPRES have moved digital preservation from a technology driven niche specialism of experts to a global challenge with the community to match.

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RDA Ireland Meet the Expert: Dr. Derek Greene

Date: 14 June 2019
Location: National Library of Ireland

Public lecture: "Empowering Humanities Scholars To Better Explore Our Cultural Past"

RDA 13th Plenary

Date: 2 April 2019 to 4 April 2019
Location: Philadelphia, USA

The thirteenth Research Data Alliance Plenary takes place in April in Philadelphia. Registration open soon.

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Turning FAIR into Reality: Briefing on the EC’s report on FAIR data

Date: 26 February 2019
Location: Royal Irish Academy

A lunchtime briefing on the European Commission's report 'Turning FAIR into Reality' on the implementation on FAIR data principles

RDA Ireland Meet The Expert: Hilary Hanahoe

Date: 14 January 2019
Location: National Library of Ireland

Public lecture: "The Research Data Alliance and data opportunities for librarians" Hilary Hanahoe - Research Data Alliance Secretary General

'What I Wish I Knew Before I Started' DPC-DRI Student Conference

Date: 8 February 2019
Location: Royal Irish Academy

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and DRI are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2019 Digital Preservation Student Conference, “What I Wish I Knew Before I Started”, to be held in Dublin on Friday 9th February 2019.

DRI Workshop: Processing Metadata using Open Refine

Date: 6 November 2018
Location: Trinity College Dublin

The Digital Repository of Ireland are pleased to present a specialist half-day workshop in using Open Refine to process and clean metadata and transfer it to machine-readable formats such as XML. 

A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services

Date: 12 October 2018
Location: Royal Irish Academy


The Digital Repository of Ireland and Limerick City and County Council invite you to 'A Future for Digital Records in Local Authority Services' a day-long symposium on digital records and local authorities in Ireland.

The aim of the event is to establish the concrete steps needed at a regional and/or national level to coordinate efforts to secure the long term stewardship of local authorities’ digital records.

Speakers include local authority records managers, digital archivists, information specialists, and stakeholders in digital preservation who will talk about the approach they have taken to digital recordkeeping; preservation; access and meeting the digital demands of the current working environment.

The event will include an interactive session where stakeholders can discuss and collectively produce a series of considerations and actions for building a coordinated approach. No preparation is necessary!

Adding Your Collection to DRI - Cork Workshop

Date: 23 August 2018
Location: University College Cork

DRI Practical Repository Workshop in Digital Humanities space, UCC