Sarah Wright Sarah Wright is a Research Data and Life Sciences Librarian at Cornell University. Laura was interviewed by Laura Bowman in April 2023. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I have a Master's in Botany that is really more geared toward biochemistry and cellular and … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Sarah Wright!
Laura Bowman Laura Bowman is a Data Curator at DRYAD. Laura was interviewed by Yasir Karim in March 2023. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I have my masters in accounting, and I was an auditor for six years. I then went into Higher Education and … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Laura Bowman!
Last week, we had the pleasure to travel to Bethesda, Maryland, to offer a specialized data curation workshop. As part of a collaborative learning series between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Data Curation Network, this workshop brought together individuals from across the United States, in particular institutions with limited curation support. This … Continue reading NIH-DCN Specialized Curation Workshop Recap
Thanks to generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Grant #RE-85-18-0040-18, the DCN is proud to share online training modules that follow our CURATE(D) workshop curriculum. CURATE(D) Online Modules The goal of the CURATE(D) Training, both in person and through these modules, is to offer an introduction to applied data curation. … Continue reading Presenting the CURATE(D) Online Modules
In May 2022, the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) released the Desirable Characteristics of Data Repositories for Federally Funded Research (DC-DR). As the title suggests, these guidelines are meant to provide funding agencies guidelines to be used when advising researchers on which repositories will meet data sharing and storage requirements. While there are many … Continue reading Desirable Characteristics of Data Repositories: Institutional Repositories and Federally Funded Data Sharing
Our retrospective report will be published this Friday (March 24) through the University of Michigan Press. It has been the result of many hours and many hands. We are incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity and space to reflect on our work in growing the DCN. We would also like to take a moment … Continue reading Community: The Heart of the DCN
Yasir Karim Yasir Karim a Data Analyst/Data Resources Officer for the Research Resources Team at the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Yasir was interviewed by Jonathan Wheeler in January 2023. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I graduated from college right after the pandemic started in May … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Yasir Karim!
Our retrospective report will be published in just a few weeks! We’re incredibly excited to share it with you all, as we found the process to be rewarding: discussing the process of establishing the cross-institutional collaborations, our success and challenges, and our enabling structures, and then distilling the rich conversations into a report helped to … Continue reading Trust-based Structures of Collaboration
Jonathan Wheeler Jonathan Wheeler is Associate Professor and Data Curation Librarian at the University of New Mexico’s College of University Libraries and Learning Services. Jon was interviewed by Joanna Thielen in December 2022. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I've been in this position [Data Curation … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Jon Wheeler!
The IMLS DCN grant “Developing Specialized Data Curation Training to Address Needed Expertise in Focused Areas” kicked-off with an in-person meeting held January 25-26, 2023 in Washington DC. The Duke in DC headquarters served as our inspiration meeting venue as 16 members of the instructional cohorts selected via an expertise-driven application process (see full list … Continue reading Instructional Cohorts Kick Off Meeting Recap