New NSF-Funded Collaboration between Ithaka S+R and the Data Curation Network

We are excited to announce that the Data Curation Network will collaborate with Ithaka S+R on their recently awarded grant from the National Science Foundation to support the development of infrastructures for data sharing within data communities. The project will bring together scientists and information technology professionals for focused discussions about initiating and sustaining data … Continue reading New NSF-Funded Collaboration between Ithaka S+R and the Data Curation Network

New guide offers institutions a path toward public access for research data

Last week the Association of American Universities (AAU) and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) released their “Guide to Accelerate Public Access to Research Data” to prompt campus discussions on how their institution might improve public access to data resulting from federally funded research and open science.  The Data Curation Network applauds this … Continue reading New guide offers institutions a path toward public access for research data

Portage Curation Expert Group Meetup with the DCN!

Members of the Data Curation Network met with the Portage Curation Expert Group on March 26, 2021 for a joint meet-up to discuss potential future collaborations. To kick-off the event, Portage executive director Jeff Moon introduced the history and work of the Canadian based Portage Network which has recently joined NDRIO. Portage helps researchers meet … Continue reading Portage Curation Expert Group Meetup with the DCN!

DCN Responds to Publishers’ Repository Section Criteria or Features

The Data Curation Network has co-signed a statement by COAR that provided a response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria that Matter,” a set of criteria or features proposed by a group of journals, journal publishers and scholarly communication organisations. We recognize that determining or recommending where data should be archived is a challenge for researchers, … Continue reading DCN Responds to Publishers’ Repository Section Criteria or Features

Call for submissions to the JeSLIB Special Issue: “Data Curation in Practice”

Deadline Extended: Submissions due March 25, 2021 April 8, 2021 Share your data curation expertise, ideas, and experiences! Funders and research communities increasingly require that data sets arising from sponsored research must be preserved and shared, and many publishers either require or encourage that data sets accompanying articles are made available for reuse and reproducibility … Continue reading Call for submissions to the JeSLIB Special Issue: “Data Curation in Practice”

What value does data curation add to the data sharing process? Tell us!

Our team from the Data Curation Network seeks input from users, staff, curators, and directors at US-based data repositories (disciplinary, government, institutional, and general) to help us better understand (1) the level of data curation provided by your data repository and (2) what you perceive as the most important value-add that data curation has on … Continue reading What value does data curation add to the data sharing process? Tell us!

Data curation network meets a major milestone

The Data Curation Network has just reached a major milestone in our three-year implementation phase, funded by the Alfred P Sloan Foundation, by publishing the Data Curation Network's Sustainability and Transition Plan on our publications page.  Download the Data Curation Network Sustainability and Transition Plan from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/225741. The main … Continue reading Data curation network meets a major milestone