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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!

DCN Presents at RDAP Summit in Chicago, IL

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

DCN Hosts Data Curation Workshop

The IASSIST & Data Curation Network (DCN) hosted a Data Curation Workshop on December 11 & 12, 2017 at Washington University in St. Louis, USA. Support from IASSIST, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Minnesota, Cornell University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign brought together approximately 45 professionals to … Continue reading DCN Hosts Data Curation Workshop

New DCN Partners: Duke, Johns Hopkins, and Dryad

After releasing our model for implementing the Data Curation Network this summer, the DCN team has been busy planning our next phase that will pilot and launch a cross-institutional staffing model for curating research data. We very excited that three additional institutions will join our cohort for this next step. Project team members include: Joel Herndon, Head … Continue reading New DCN Partners: Duke, Johns Hopkins, and Dryad

DCN Training Event Sponsored by IASSIST

Supporting researchers with data curation is an important role that information specialists aspire to fill as the workforce transforms to assume greater digital stewardship responsibilities. To address this need, the Data Curation Network partners are holding a data curation training workshop this December hosted by the Social Sciences Librarians at Washington University in St. Louis and generously … Continue reading DCN Training Event Sponsored by IASSIST