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DCN Presents at IDCC 2019 in Melbourne

Two DCN members presented at the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Melbourne, Australia on February 5, 2019. DCN Curators Debra Fagan and Erin Clary, both from Dryad, developed the presentation "The Data curation Network: A Curator's Perspective." Fagan and DCN PI Lisa Johnston co-presented the talk. The audience asked several great questions, such as … Continue reading DCN Presents at IDCC 2019 in Melbourne

Launching of the Data Curation Network

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

ADRF Coverage of the First Data Curation Network Workshop at DLF

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

RFP – Sustainability Consulting for the DCN Project

Data Curation Network - Sustainability Consulting Services Request for Proposal (informal) The University of Minnesota Libraries invites proposals to provide sustainability consultant services to the Data Curation Network project (http://datacurationnetwork.org). Electronic proposals may be delivered to the email of Lisa Johnston, Principal Investigator of the Data Curation Network, University of Minnesota (ljohnsto@umn.edu). RFP Issue Date: … Continue reading RFP – Sustainability Consulting for the DCN Project

DCN Holds First Annual All Hands Meeting

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

DCN to Develop Nationwide Training on Specialized Data Curation

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

The DCN Project is Hiring!

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!

DCN 3-year Implementation Phase Funded by Sloan!

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!