We are pleased to announce the DCN’s partnership with the National Center for Data Services (NCDS) in their new Internship Program. This summer three interns have been placed at the DCN to learn more about data librarian work, gain practical experience in the field, work with experienced mentors, and collaborate on projects they can present … Continue reading Data Curation Network Summer 2022 NCDS Interns
This post, by RADS Project Manager Shawna Taylor, provides an update on their recent in-person meeting. Stay up to date with the RADS project at the ARL project page. Background In April 2022, the Realities of Academic Data Sharing (RADS) Initiative project team met in-person at the offices of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). … Continue reading RADS x DCN: It Takes a Network to Work
Wanda Marsolek is an Engineering Liaison and Data Curation Librarian at the University of Minnesota. Wanda was interviewed by Renata Curty in May 2022. (image to left: Wanda Marsolek) I'd like to start learning a little bit about your professional trajectory. How did you come to your current position at the University of Minnesota Libraries? … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Wanda Marsolek!
The Data Curation Network is, at its core, a robust community of practice; a key benefit of this community of practice is the ability to have open and candid conversations about our current practices and challenges, as well as future goals. This is important for our organization– for building trust in one another and advancing … Continue reading Peer-Compare in the DCN: Research Data Preservation Practices
Edited to add: Recording is now available! Today's Ingredients Plain text and character encoding: A primer for data curators(Hyper)active data curation: A video case study from behavioral scienceResponding to reality: Evolving curation practices and infrastructure at the University of Illinois What is Data Soup? So glad you asked! Data Soup is a collaboration between the Journal … Continue reading Data Soup Webinar: Friday, May 13
Renata Curty Renata Curty is a Social Science Research Facilitator at the University of California - Santa Barbara. Renata was interviewed by Matt Chandler in April 2022. How did you come to your current position? I’ll have to go back to 2015, when I was completing my PhD as a Fulbright Scholar at Syracuse University–which … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Renata Curty!
Over the course of many months, members of the Data Curation Network have revised the CURATE(D) workflow, and are delighted to share it with everyone! The revised workflow now includes: A preamble, that includes information about how to use the CURATE(D) steps, in particular the iterative nature of curation and prompting questions to consider whether … Continue reading Presenting the CURATE(D) Workflow, version 2.0
Matt Chandler Matt Chandler is a Research Data Management Specialist at Princeton University. Matt was interviewed by Sandi Caldrone in March 2022. How did you come to your current position? I started at the Princeton Research Data Service (PRDS) in November 2019. Before this, I was a researcher. I completed my PhD at Notre Dame … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Matt Chandler!
Lisa Johnston, DCN’s Director, has accepted a new position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Office of Data Management and Analytics Services as the Director of Data Governance. While her leadership style and strong advocacy for those around her will be missed, she has agreed to continue serving on the Governance Board– she will bring a … Continue reading DCN Leadership Transition
The Data Curation Network has been selected as a case study on research data management collaboration as part of OCLC's Library Collaboration in RDM series. The DCN joins Portage and the Texas Data Repository in this project. DCN members have volunteered their time to serve as interview participants to discuss both the history of the DCN … Continue reading DCN Participates in OCLC Library Collaboration Research Project