The Data Curation Network has been active since 2016, thanks to planning and implementation grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. We officially transitioned to a member-funded model in July 2021. In March 2022, as a capstone to our grant-funding period, members of the DCN gathered together in Washington D.C. to participate in a retrospective … Continue reading Coming Soon: DCN Retrospective Report
Are you ready for it? The DCN will host our sixth annual All Hands Meeting the week of June 26, 2023, in person, at sustaining member institution, Princeton University! We are elated to be able to gather in person for the first time since 2019. We will have a jam-packed event line up: June 26-27: … Continue reading All Hands Meeting 2023
Jonathan Wheeler Jonathan Wheeler is Associate Professor and Data Curation Librarian at the University of New Mexico’s College of University Libraries and Learning Services. Jon was interviewed by Joanna Thielen in December 2022. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I've been in this position [Data Curation … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Jon Wheeler!
The IMLS DCN grant “Developing Specialized Data Curation Training to Address Needed Expertise in Focused Areas” kicked-off with an in-person meeting held January 25-26, 2023 in Washington DC. The Duke in DC headquarters served as our inspiration meeting venue as 16 members of the instructional cohorts selected via an expertise-driven application process (see full list … Continue reading Instructional Cohorts Kick Off Meeting Recap
In 2022, the DCN continued growing our community, offering educational opportunities, and, of course, curating research data and code! We are pleased to release our 2022 Annual Report which includes information about our members, our shared expertise and community of practice, research efforts, and governance. Some highlights from the previous year: Duke University was awarded … Continue reading Annual Report 2022: Highlights from the Data Curation Network
In celebration of Love Data Week, join the Data Curation Network on February 16, from 1-4pm Eastern for an interactive webinar on curating research data using our CURATE(D) workflow. This condensed version of our two day training will provide attendees with an overview of curation practices. Attendees will leave with additional resources to support their … Continue reading Love Data Week 2023: Virtual CURATE(D) Training
Joanna Thielen Joanna Thielen is a Data Curation Specialist for Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. Joanna was interviewed by Briana Ezray Wham in October 2022. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I have a background in chemistry. So, I did a Master’s degree … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Joanna Thielen!
For those who were unable to attend our collaborative webinar with the GO-FAIR US office, University Data Governance and FAIR Data Environments, we are pleased to share the recording. Watch now! During the discussion moderated by Abigail Goben, speakers David Butcher, Lisa Johnston, and Pegah Parsi discussed different components of data governance. This conversation covered … Continue reading Recap: GO-FAIR US and DCN Webinar on Institutional Data
As part of a collaborative learning series between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Data Curation Network, we are pleased to offer an in-person data curation workshop April 12-13, 2023, at the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This free two-day training session uses the CURATE(D) workflow as a training foundation, and will bring … Continue reading Applications Now Open – CURATE(D) Workshop at NIH
The Data Curation Network (DCN) recently presented at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Fall 2022 Membership Meeting, held in Washington D.C. This year’s conference included incredible sessions on everything from data lakes and large-scale digital preservation to updates from funding agencies and computational analysis of cultural heritage materials. The DCN was invited to present … Continue reading December Recap: CNI, Executive Committee Meeting, and RADS