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New DRI Collection: The Prevention and Early Intervention Publications

Friday, 17 July 2020

The Centre for Effective Studies(CES)has published a large collection of evaluation and research reports from The Atlantic Philanthropies’ Children and Youth programme in the Digital Repository of Ireland.

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DRI Director announced as one of the judges for the Digital Preservation Awards 2020

Thursday, 16 July 2020

The prestigious Digital Preservation Awards ceremony is the most prominent celebration of achievement for those people and organisations who have made significant and innovative contributions to maintaining our digital...

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Deadline extended for DRI Early Career Research Award 2020

Monday, 13 July 2020

The Digital Repository of Ireland  Early Career Research Award, for research informed in whole, or in part, by objects/collections deposited in DRI is extended until 31 August 2020.

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DRI Batch Metadata Template Blog Part Three: Exporting Tabular Metadata to XML

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

The third blog in the Digital Repository of Ireland's (DRI) series of blog posts on using the DRI Batch Metadata Template delves into using OpenRefine and other tools to convert tabular metadata into a standards-...

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DRI Batch Metadata Template Blog Part Two: The Atlantic Philanthropies Archive Project

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

In the second part of the Digital Repository of Ireland's (DRI) three-part series of blog posts on capturing metadata using the DRI Batch Metadata Template, we look at the benefits of using the template for the Atlantic...

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COVID-19 and Contact Tracing Apps – What Should Ireland Do? – Recording and supporting slides now available

Monday, 6 July 2020

The recording of the Digital Repository of Ireland's (DRI) collaborative webinar discussing Ireland’s technical response to COVID-19, held on 25 June, is now available on the DRI website.

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Recordings from 'The Power of a Photograph: Collecting and Digital Preservation in Times of Social Change' now available

Monday, 6 July 2020

This online event was co-organised by the Digital Repository of Ireland and the National Archives, Ireland and was held via Zoom on 16 June 2020.

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RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing, final release published 30 June 2020

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Following the public consultation and official endorsement, the final version of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines for Data Sharing was published on 30 June 2020.

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Dig out your sporting memorabilia and contribute to 'Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories'!

Monday, 8 June 2020

With sport and games cancelled across Ireland, the Digital Repository of Ireland is asking people to dig out their sporting memorabilia and contribute to Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories.

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DRI Batch Metadata Template Blog Part One: Metadata for Researchers

Monday, 8 June 2020

In the first of a short series of blog posts relating to the DRI's Batch Metadata Template, we define the concepts of metadata and metadata standards. We then move on to introduce the DRI Batch Metadata Template, and...

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