At the end of June, the Data Curation Network hosted our fifth (!) annual All Hands Meeting. This was an opportunity for our community to gather, share our successes and setbacks, learn from each other, and advance the Network as a collective. As with past years, this year was full of learning and community building … Continue reading All Hands Meeting 2022 Highlights
June was an incredibly busy month for the Data Curation Network – in addition to all of the activities listed in our monthly newsletter, DCN representatives were present at numerous in-person and virtual conferences. DCN Curators– if you’re interested in participating in future research projects like these, consider signing up for a Special Interest Group … Continue reading June 2022 Research in the DCN
Reina Chano Murray Reina Chano Murray is the Geospatial Data Curator & Applications Administrator at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). Reina was interviewed by Wanda Marsolek in June 2022. Can you tell us a little bit about how you came to your current position? I’m new to academic institutions and libraries. My background is in history, … Continue reading Get to Know DCN Curator Reina Chano Murray!
A partnership between Data Curation Network and the Journal of eScience Librarianship Share your ideas, experiences, and expertise with data curation or closely related topics! In August 2021, the Data Curation Network partnered with the Journal of eScience Librarianship to produce a special issue: Data Curation in Practice. In this issue, data stewards shared recommended practices, data curation primers, … Continue reading Call for submissions to the Curatorial Connections Column
We are pleased to announce our newest sustaining member: University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder). During the 21-22 fiscal year, CU Boulder was a beta testing member of the DCN– we are delighted they are able to continue membership at the Sustainer tier effective July 1, 2022. Andrew Johnson, CU Boulder Andrew Johnson will serve … Continue reading New DCN Partner: University of Colorado Boulder
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