Doug Moncur

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Doug Moncur


Short Bio

Doug Moncur, BSc, MBCS, CITP (UK), MACS

Current position
Repository manager, Division of Information, Australian National University. Responsible for the development and information of a range of repository solutions to allow capture, archive, creation and reuse of the ANU's scholarly outputs.
Currently leading the ANU's involvement with ANDS, an Australian initiative to promote the reuse of research data, and also working with CSIRO to jointly provide astronomical data into the International Virtual Observatory as a set of datasets made available via ANDS
Project Manager for the ANU's contribution to the multi-institution digital humanities initiative Project Bamboo, via the Research School of Humanities and the Arts, ANU
Previous positions (in reverse order)
Operations Manager (Servers and Storage) Division of Information, Australian National University. Responsible for ensuring the delivery of all production services, including windows, unix and linux servers, web services, email services, VLE, corporate database services, student filestore and printing, filestore provision, student desktop provision including software distribution, backup and archiving of data
Head of Information Technology, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra. Responsible for the delivery of information services to the Institute, the specification, acquisition and implementation of a Digital Asset Management System to archive, preserve and curate digitised cultural materials held by the Institute as part of its role to preserve the cultural patrimony of the Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Also responsible for the management of the initial Austlang project
Head of Technical Services, Computing Service, University of York, UK. Responsible for special projects including the purchase and implementation of solutions to allow the consolidation of storage and backup provision within the University including provision of backup and archiving facilities to the UK Archeological data service. Member of Steering Group UK Higher Education National Software Archive/UK Mirror Service, Chair, UCISA systems forum
, Personal Systems, Computing Service, University of York UK. Responsible for the provision of personal computing infrastructure including networked servers and storage, development of a standard operating and software environment, negotiation of supply contracts, assistance and support to research projects





Linked Open Data Projects

ANU is developing its eresearch capability and the data commons represents an important step forward in allowing us to publish open access research data for both the support of traditional publications, and also reuse and reanalysis.

We have some potential datasets that would benefit from a linked data approach


Australian National University