Supporting researchers with data curation is an important role that information specialists aspire to fill as the workforce transforms to assume greater digital stewardship responsibilities.

To address this need, the Data Curation Network partners are holding a data curation training workshop this December hosted by the Social Sciences Librarians at Washington University in St. Louis and generously sponsored by IASSIST ( This workshop will build upon existing efforts to train library staff and establish a network of expertise for data curation at institutions across the United States, thus promoting and fostering a network of excellence for data.

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