DCN Dataset Digest for the Week of August 11 – 16

DCN-37:  Metal pad instability in liquid metal batteries. animations of computed flow regimes, a mechanical engineering simulation dataset, was submitted by Rachel Woodbrook and curated for the DCN by Susan Borda. Rachel (University of Michigan) submitted this dataset to the DCN looking for the best curator fit based on technical and disciplinary expertise. Upon review … Continue reading DCN Dataset Digest for the Week of August 11 – 16

DCN Dataset Digest for the Week of August 5 – 9

DCN-31: Mapping Tasmania’s cultural landscapes: using habitat suitability modelling of archaeological sites as a landscape history tool, an archaeological GIS dataset, was submitted by Erin Clary and curated for the DCN by Melinda Kernik. Erin submitted this dataset to take advantage of the network's GIS expertise, and noted that a DCN expert in this area would be … Continue reading DCN Dataset Digest for the Week of August 5 – 9

DCN members present on data sharing at 61st annual NCURA meeting

DCN team members Mara Blake (Johns Hopkins University) and Lisa Johnston (University of Minnesota) presented at this week's National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) conference in Washington DC. This event bring together grants administrators and funding bodies to discuss the challenges and best practices for the field. Mara Blake (right) and Lisa Johnston presented … Continue reading DCN members present on data sharing at 61st annual NCURA meeting

Update from the April 2019 Data Curation Workshop

It’s an exciting time for the Data Curation Network’s educational efforts! Just after our first Specialized Data Curation Workshop, held at DLF in Nov 2018, published the first wave of data curation primers to Github, we are excited to announce that the primer teams from our second workshop are halfway to completion! New data curation … Continue reading Update from the April 2019 Data Curation Workshop

Data Down Under: the Data Curation Network at IASSIST 2019

The Data Curation Network joined our colleagues with the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology for the 2019 IASSIST Conference in Sydney, Australia in late May for a panel dedicated to exploring collaborative efforts to improve data curation and discovery across institutions. Presenting with representatives from the Dataverse Project and Australia's National … Continue reading Data Down Under: the Data Curation Network at IASSIST 2019

Response to Announcement that Figshare is partnering with NIH

We’ve received a fair amount of interest about the news that NIH is working with Figshare to host a general data repository for NIH-funded research. While we are flattered to be mentioned in the press release, we would like to clarify that the Data Curation Network does not have a formal partnership with Figshare, and … Continue reading Response to Announcement that Figshare is partnering with NIH