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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

Survey of ARL Libraries: Data curation

In partnership with the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Data Curation Network team has released Data Curation, SPEC Kit 354, an exploration of the infrastructure that 80 ARL member institutions are using for the active and ongoing management of data through its life cycle of interest and usefulness to scholarly and educational activities. This … Continue reading Survey of ARL Libraries: Data curation