The Digital Curation Unit

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The mission of the Digital Curation Unit (DCU), established in 2007, is to conduct research, develop technologies and applications, provide services and training, and act as a national focus point in the field of digital curation.

Events

Latest news

10-12-2020

"DH in Transition" project funded by DARIAH Theme 2020!

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Our proposal “DH in Transition: A mixed approach and a hybrid publication on the effects of COVID-19 in DH research and practice” was amongst the ones funded by DARIAH Theme 2020!

04-12-2020

Honorable Mention to the paper "Integrating archival materials for the study of the turbulent Greek 40s"

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Honorable Mention received our paper at the DARIAH Virtual Annual Event 2020!

10-09-2020

"Facilitating archival research on the study of the turbulent 1940s" online discussion

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An online discussion on the particularities and challenges of digital archives and collections holding resources on the turbulent 1940s.

03-09-2020

2nd round of applications for MSc in Digital Methods for the Humanities

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The 2nd round of applications for MSc in Digital Methods for the Humanities is now open! Deadline for applications is 07/09.

25-05-2020

MSc in Digital Methods for the Humanities: application deadline 17.06.2020

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The application deadline for the MSc in Digital Methods for the Humanities at AUEB is 17.06.2020.

02-04-2020

"DH in the time of Virus" Twitter Conference, 2.4.2020

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As we are all going through some unprecedented and peculiar times, with COVID-19 spreading globally and disrupting the ways in which we work, collaborate, interact, conduct research and are being productive, Research and Innovation Center “Athena”, as co-ordinator of APOLLONIS, the Greek Infrastructure for Digital Arts, Humanities and Language Research and Innovation, is organizing a Twitter Conference under the title “DH in the Time of Virus”.

DCU is undertaking research and development projects, in collaboration with research, governmental and private sector organizations, relevant to the broader field of digital curation.

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    APOLLONIS. Greek Infrastructure for Digital Arts, Humanities and Language Research and Innovation
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    Digital Curation Services

    The project Digital Curation Services supports the advancement of research and development efforts according to DCU’s research directions and work programme.

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    ARKWORK - Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment

    The COST action ARKWORK is aimed at forming an interdisciplinary network that will collect the knowledge and experiences of researchers and projects, national as well as European, in producing and exploiting archaeological knowledge.

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    Europeana DSI

    The Europeana DSI project, the third project for the completion of Europeana’s strategy 2015-2020, builds on and continues the operation of the existing Europeana Digital Service Infrastructure’s (DSI) Core Service Platform (CSP). The project Europeana DSI aims at providing a better customer experience in all user groups, at improving metadata and data quality, at making data more openly accessible and at strengthening the Europeana ecosystem.

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    NEP4DISSENT: New Exploratory Phase in Research on East European Cultures of Dissent

    A research network funded by the COST Association to study East European cultures of dissent (1945-1989).

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    SHARE 3D - Sharing new perspectives

    The European Commission (Connecting Europe Facility – CEF) funded project “Sharing new perspectives” will use interest in 3D as a driver to encourage end-users to engage with content that is accessible through Europeana in a creative and highly interactive way.

Tools and Systems

MORe Aggregator

MORe Aggregator

The Metadata & Object Repository (MoRe) is an easy and powerful tool to aggregate information. Harvest metadata from multiple sources in multiple schemas. Validate, clean and normalize large amounts of content. Transform into a common schema and publish to multiple targets.

Mopseus Digital Library

Mopseus Digital Library

The Mopseus digital library is a flexible and powerful digital library. Design and use any metadata schema, define taxonomies and integrate them with cataloguing.

Latest Publications

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Ontology-Driven Extraction of Research Processes.
Pertsas, Vayianos; Constantopoulos, Panos; Androutsopoulos, Ion
In: Vrandečić, Denny; Bontcheva, Kalina; Suárez-Figueroa, Mari Carmen; Presutti, Valentina; Celino, Irene; Sabou, Marta; Kaffee, Lucie-Aimée; Simperl, Elena (Ed.): The Semantic Web – ISWC 2018. 17th International Semantic Web Conference, Monterey, CA, USA, October 8–12, 2018, Proceedings, Volume: 11136 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science Pages: 162-178, Springer, 2018, ISBN: 978-3-030-00670-9.
Ontology-Driven Information Extraction from Research Publications.
Pertsas, Vayianos; Constantopoulos, Panos
In: Méndez, Eva; Crestani, Fabio; Ribeiro, Cristina; David, Gabriel; Lopes, João Correia (Ed.): Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge. TPDL 2018., Volume: 11057 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science Pages: 241-253, Springer, 2018, ISBN: 978-3-030-00065-3.
Archaeological Knowledge Production and Global Communities: Boundaries and Structure of the Field.
Laužikas, Rimvydas; Dallas, Costis; Thomas, Suzie; Kelpšienė, Ingrida; Huvila, Isto; Luengo, Pedro; Nobre, Helena; Toumpouri, Marina; Vaitkevičius, Vykintas
In: Open Archaeology, Volume: 4 (1), Pages: 350–364, 2018, ISSN: 2300-6560.
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Education

Training on digital curation practices as well as on specific tools and systems is an important aspect of the Digital Curation Unit’s activities. The Digital Curation Unit, as a training provider, often undertakes educational programs either in the context of a project or by assignment.

This section features the training programs, seminars, summer schools and all other educational activities that the DCU has undertaken in the past or is planning for the immediate future.

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