The Data Curation Network is a vibrant and inclusive community of practice that curates datasets, educates on best practices, and performs research. DCN members are leaders in open science, collaborating with researchers to ethically share data in ways that are findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR). Get involved!

Individual Curators

You can participate in the DCN!


Academic institutions and non-profit data repositories may…


The DCN is open to collaborations with groups to partake in…

  • Information exchanges
  • Research projects
  • Grant projects
  • Joint responses to a RFI
  • And more…

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“[Curation] ensures the data from all my studies is shared in a uniform, easily identifiable, and accessible manner. This makes navigation for the end user easy and thus makes my work more impactful for the community as a whole.”

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