We’re excited to announce that after months of testing the Data Curation Network is officially in production! We’re now curating data sets submitted from Network partner institutions with our unique cross-institutional curation service. This is a significant milestone for the project, which is currently in its first year of a three-year implementation phase (2018-2021) supported … Continue reading Launching of the Data Curation Network
The encompassing work and actions taken by curators of a data repository in order to provide meaningful and enduring access to data can be very time and resource intensive. Which begs the question: does data curation add value? This is a difficult question to tackle as each curation story is as different as the datasets … Continue reading Understanding the Value of Data Curation
The Administrative Data Research Facilities Network recently posted a wonderful review of the first Specialized Data Curation Network Workshop held in conjunction with the 2018 Digital Library Federation Forum in Henderson Nevada last month. The post, "Data Curation Network Hosts First Specialized Workshop", can be viewed on their blog. Thanks to Monica King and the ADRF team! … Continue reading ADRF Coverage of the First Data Curation Network Workshop at DLF
We are happy to report that the implementation phase of the DCN is well underway! Shortly after the first DCN All Hands Meeting held July 2018 in Minneapolis, MN we began piloting our shared staffing model for curating research data across a network of data repositories. Our goals for these first six months are to … Continue reading Putting the Data Curation Network to the Test
Our first annual Data Curation Network All Hands Meeting was hosted at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA July 23-25, 2018. The meeting provided a valuable opportunity for all of the team members of the Data Curation Network (DCN) implementation phase to meet one another and engage on important and pertinent topics such as the … Continue reading DCN Holds First Annual All Hands Meeting
Members of the Data Curation Network will lead a 2-year, specialized data curation training program. Funded by a $247,379 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, this program will develop and deliver specialized data curation training for library staff and professionals, nationwide. This training will build upon previous efforts of the DCN to … Continue reading DCN to Develop Nationwide Training on Specialized Data Curation
Data Curation Network Project Coordinator University of Minnesota Libraries The Data Curation Network (DCN) project seeks applications for a proactive and enthusiastic Project Coordinator. This is a three-year project designed to expand and launch a cross-institutional staffing model for curating research data across a network of partner institutions and general data repositories. With support from … Continue reading The DCN Project is Hiring!
Launching the Data Curation Network Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant will fund implementation of shared staffing model across 7 academic libraries and the Dryad Digital Repository MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN (04/06/2018) – The University of Minnesota Libraries will lead a three-year, multi-institutional effort to launch the Data Curation Network. The implementation — backed by a $526,438 … Continue reading DCN 3-year Implementation Phase Funded by Sloan!
DCN members Wendy Kozlowski, Data Curation Specialist at Cornell University, and Jake Carlson, Research Data Services Manager at the University of Michigan, presented on the Data Curation Network planning phase and future work at the Research Data Access, and Preservation (RDAP) Summit in Chicago, IL on March 22, 2018. Check out the information packed slides, … Continue reading DCN Presents at RDAP Summit in Chicago, IL
The implementation phase of the DCN was presented at the international meeting of research data stakeholders at the 11th plenary of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) in Berlin Germany March 21-23, 2018. See our beautiful poster! Poster: Implementing a Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data