Applications Now Open – CURATE(D) Workshop in the Twin Cities!

The Data Curation Network is pleased to offer an in-person workshop experience October 26-27, 2022, at the University of Minnesota. This free two-day training session, uses the CURATE(D) workflow as a training foundation, and will bring together library data specialists, discipline and functional experts in a peer-to-peer learning environment for data curation.  Attendees will: Increase … Continue reading Applications Now Open – CURATE(D) Workshop in the Twin Cities!

Duke Receives IMLS Grant to build on DCN Training

We are excited to announce that the Data Curation Network will collaborate with Duke University and other DCN members on an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grant to support the development of specialized curriculum for data curation training for academic library and archives staff. This project will draw together DCN members and others … Continue reading Duke Receives IMLS Grant to build on DCN Training

Call for submissions to the Curatorial Connections Column

A partnership between Data Curation Network and the Journal of eScience Librarianship Share your ideas, experiences, and expertise with data curation or closely related topics! In August 2021, the Data Curation Network partnered with the Journal of eScience Librarianship to produce a special issue: Data Curation in Practice. In this issue, data stewards shared recommended practices, data curation primers, … Continue reading Call for submissions to the Curatorial Connections Column

Data Curation Network Summer 2022 NCDS Interns

We are pleased to announce the DCN’s partnership with the National Center for Data Services (NCDS) in their new Internship Program. This summer three interns have been placed at the DCN to learn more about data librarian work, gain practical experience in the field, work with experienced mentors, and collaborate on projects they can present … Continue reading Data Curation Network Summer 2022 NCDS Interns

Data Curation Network releases new Strategic Framework 2022-2025

The Data Curation Network is proud to release our Strategic Framework (living document).  This three year “living” strategic framework outlines our vision for continued growth while further cementing our sustainability as a trusted and member-driven organization within the open research community. The Strategic Framework builds on the DCN’s Sustainability and Transition Plan (released Nov 2020), … Continue reading Data Curation Network releases new Strategic Framework 2022-2025

Depositor satisfaction with curation services: Preliminary results

We wanted to share some results about how data depositors feel about the curation services they receive from our repository staff. In spring 2021, members of the Data Curation Network surveyed 568 researchers who had recently deposited data into one of 6 academic data repositories (see table 1). Our survey in Qualtrics asked respondents to … Continue reading Depositor satisfaction with curation services: Preliminary results

DCN collaborates with Association of Research Libraries (ARL) on National Science Foundation Award

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and six universities involved in the Data Curation Network a $297,019 grant to conduct research, develop models, and collect costing information for public access to research data across five disciplinary areas. The Realities of Academic Data Sharing (RADS) Initiative (#2135874) will … Continue reading DCN collaborates with Association of Research Libraries (ARL) on National Science Foundation Award