To cite the DCN please use the following:
Johnston, L.R., Carlson, J., Hudson-Vitale, C., Imker, H., Kozlowski, W., Olendorf, R., Stewart, C., Blake, M., Herndon, J., Mcgeary, T.M., Hull, E., and Coburn, E. 2018. Data curation network: A cross-institutional staffing model for curating research data. International Journal of Digital Curation, 13(1), pp.125-140. https://doi.org/10.2218/ijdc.v13i1.616.

Publications


Annual Report 2021: End of Year Highlights of the Data Curation Network.
(2021). Data Curation Network. https://hdl.handle.net/11299/225819

Depositor satisfaction with curation services: Preliminary results. (2021). Data Curation Network. https://datacurationnetwork.org/2021/08/24/depositor-satisfaction-with-curation-services-preliminary-results/
– Related survey instrument

Introduction to the Special JeSLIB Issue on Data Curation in Practice. (2021) Journal of eScience Librarianship, 10(3): e1222. https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2021.1222.

DCN Governance Model. (2021). Data Curation Network. https://hdl.handle.net/11299/225742

Consultant Report: Centering Racial Equity in Data Curation (2021) report to the Data Curation Network by Fay Cobb Payton, PhD. https://datacurationnetwork.org/2021/06/04/new-release-centering-racial-equity-in-data-curation-report-to-the-data-curation-network/

DCN Sustainability and Transition Plan. (2020). Data Curation Network. https://hdl.handle.net/11299/225741

Testing Our Assumptions: Preliminary Results from the Data Curation Network. (2020). Journal of eScience Librarianship, 9(1): e1186https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2020.1186.

Assessing the Satisfaction and Engagement of DCN Curators. (2020). Data Curation Network. http://hdl.handle.net/11299/216691.

Extending the Research Data Toolkit: Data Curation Primers. (2020). International Journal of Digital Curation. Vol 15 No 1. https://doi.org/10.2218/ijdc.v15i1.713.

How a network of data curators can unlock the tremendous reuse value of research data. (2020). OCLC Next blog. http://www.oclc.org/blog/main/data-curators-network/

Consultant Report: Data Curation Network Sustainability Plan (2020) by Laurie Arp, Tom Clareson, & Carissa Egan. http://hdl.handle.net/11299/211865.

Data Sharing Readiness in Academic Institutions. (2020). Data Curation Network. http://hdl.handle.net/11299/211358.
– Related dataset: https://doi.org/10.13020/2evx-7a87.

Barriers to Collaboration: Lessons Learned from the Data Curation Network. (2018). Research Library Issues, no. 296: 37–43. https://doi.org/10.29242/rli.296.5.

Data Curation Network: A Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data. (2018). International Journal of Digital Curation. Vol 13 No 1. https://doi.org/10.2218/ijdc.v13i1.616.
– Pre-print version includes additional background and appendixes: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/188654.

How Important is Data Curation? Gaps and Opportunities for Academic Libraries. (2018). Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication6 (1), eP2198. http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2198
– Related dataset and interview protocol: https://doi.org/10.13020/D6PQ30

SPEC Kit #354: Data Curation. (2017). Association of Research Libraries (ARL). May 2017. https://doi.org/10.29242/spec.354.
– Related dataset: https://github.com/1heidi/dcn_spec_kit_data
– Webinar recording from June 14, 2017: https://youtu.be/Bsdvq6h8QU8 

Data Curation Network: How Do We Compare? A Snapshot of Six Academic Library Institutions’ Data Repository and Curation Services. (2017). Journal of eScience Librarianship 6(1): e1102. https://doi.org/10.7191/jeslib.2017.1102


Presentations

2022
  • Think Globally, Act Locally: The Importance of Elevating Data Repository Metadata to the Global Infrastructure (slides). Presented at Open Repositories, 2022, in Denver Colorado.
  • Researcher Approved: a Multi-institutional Survey of Depositors to Six Academic Data Repositories (poster). Poster presented at Open Repositories, 2022, in Denver Colorado.
  • Life Rafts in a Sea of Data: The Role of Librarians in Supporting Data Sharing (slides). Presented as the first of a series of events in the Data Curation Network – Event Series, in partnership with NIH, the Office of Data Science Strategy and National Library of Medicine, Wednesday, April 6, 2022.
  • Data Curation Network and the Role of Librarians in Curating Data (slides). Presented to the National Library of Medicine Trans-NIH Biomedical Informatics Coordinating Committee, Wednesday, January 26, 2022.
2021
  • Data Curation Network: Collaboratively Enhancing Capacity for Research Data Support (slides and video). Presented at CNI Fall 2021, December 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.
  • Open for all, reusable for whom?: A review of what data reusers want and how data repositories can deliver. (slides). Presented at Open Repositories, June 10, 2021.
  • Understanding the Value of Curation: Preliminary survey results of data curation practice and perception (slides). presented at the International Digital Curation Conference, April 19, 2021.
  • Initiatives of the Data Curation Network (slides), presented at Portage Curation Experts Group meeting March 26, 2021.
  • Grants are Temporary but Data Stewardship is Not: Sustainability of the
    Data Curation Network
    (slides), presented at CNI Spring meeting March 15, 2021.
  • Update on the Data Curation Network (), presented at RDAP March 11, 2021.
  • Leveraging the DCN (slides), presented at the St. Louis Regional Library Network March 3, 2021.
2020
  • Testing Our Assumptions: Preliminary Results from the DCN (slides), internal presentation, October 7, 2020.
  • The Data Curation Network: Extending the Research Data Toolkit (slides), presented to the USGS Data Management Working Group, June 8, 2020.
  • An Update on Data Curation Primers: Collaborative Resources for Data Curators (poster), presented at RDAP March 11-12, 2020 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Facilitating Connections Through the Data Curation Network (poster), presented at RDAP March 11-12, 2020 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Extending the Research Data Toolkit: Data Curation Primers (slides), presented at IDCC February 19, 2020 in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Collective Curation: An update from the Data Curation Network (poster), presented at IDCC February 19, 2020 in Dublin, Ireland.
2019
  • Data Curation Network Update for the Texas Digital Library (slides), Topics in Research Data Management Webinar series hosted by the Texas Digital Library, December 19, 2019.
  • Networked Expertise for Research Data (slides), Coalition for Networked Information Fall Membership Meeting, Washington, DC, December 9, 2019.
  • Update for the Canadian Data Curation Forum (slides), Portage Network Community Forum in Hamilton, ON, October 17, 2019.
  • What Data Reusers Want and How Curators Can Use it to Their Advantage (slides), OCLC Works in Progress Webinar October 10, 2019.
  • Data Curation Primers: Expanding the community curation toolkit (slides), webinar hosted by DataOne September 10, 2019.
  • Part 2: Primerpalooza: Introducing Data Curation Primers (video), RDAP webinar July 22, 2019.
  • Part 1: Radical Collaboration in Practice – Data Curation Network Update (video), RDAP webinar July 8, 2019.
  • Radical collaboration: Joining forces to address user needs around research data management (slides), Open Repositories Conference in Hamburg, Germany, June 10-13, 2019.
  • Data Curation Network: leveraging expertise to curate data at scale (slides), IASSIST in Sydney, Australia, May 27-31, 2019.
  • Community-Developed Infrastructure for Curating Research Data: DCN Update (poster), Research Data Access and Preservation Summit in Coral Gables, FL, May 15-17, 2019.
  • Walk it like you talk it: Jira as a tool for documenting the curation process (poster), Research Data Alliance 13th Plenary in Philadelphia, PA, April 2-4, 2019.
  • Measuring the Value of Data Curation: Preliminary Results from the Data Curation Network (poster), Research Data Alliance 13th Plenary in Philadelphia, PA, April 2-4, 2019.
  • Overview of the Data Curation Network (slides), NSF Data Sharing for Biological Anthropology Workshop in Milwaukee, WI, February 8-9, 2019.
  • Data Curation Network: A curator’s perspective (slides), International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Melbourne, Australia, on February 5, 2019.
2018
  • DCN Shared staffing model for Data Curation (slides), DataOne Webinar on December 11, 2018.
  • Data Curation Services, Together (slides), RDAP Webinar on November, 8, 2018.
  • Putting theory into practice: Lessons from the Data Curation Network (slides), DLF Forum in Las Vegas, NV, October 16, 2018.
  • Data Curation Network: Developing and Scaling Research Data Management (slides), NISO virtual conference “Open Data Projects” on June 13, 2018.
  • Data Curation Workshop: Update on IASSIST Mini-grant (slides), IASSIST Annual Conference in Montréal, Canada, May 29, 2018.
  • Developing & Scaling Research Data Management (RDM) & Curation Services (slides), CNI Spring 2018 Membership Meeting in San Diego, CA, April 12-13, 2018.
  • Launching the Data Curation Network (slides), Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit in Chicago, IL, March 22, 2018.
  • Implementing a Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data (poster), Research Data Alliance 11th Plenary in Berlin, Germany, March 23, 2018.
  • Launching the Data Curation Network (slides), International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Barcelona, Spain, February 20, 2018.
  • Implementing a Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data (poster), Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation in St. Louis, MO, February 5, 2018.
2017
  • Data Curation Network (poster), Research Data Alliance 10th Plenary in Montreal, Canada, September 20, 2017.
  • Data Curation Perception and Practice (slides), IASSIST Annual Conference in Lawrence, KS, May 24, 2017.
  • The State of Data Curation in ARL Libraries: Looking Forward – Growth & Challenges (poster), IASSIST Annual Conference in Lawrence, KS, May 24, 2017.
  • A Collective Approach to Providing Research Data Curation Services (slides), Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, May 16, 2017.
  • Planning the Data Curation Network (slides), PresQT project meeting at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN, May 1, 2017.
  • Bridging the Gaps of Providing and Scaling Research Data Curation Services (poster), Research Data Management, Access, and Preservation (RDAP) Summit in Seattle, WA, April 19, 2017.
  • Curate a data set to capture and compare curation activities across network partners (poster), International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Edinburgh, UK, February 21, 2017.
  • Data Curation Network Preliminary Results (slides), SHARE User Group Meeting in Atlanta, GA, January 24, 2017.
2016
  • Planning the Data Curation Network: DLF Forum 2016 (slides), Digital Library Federation meeting in Milwaukee, WI, November 8, 2016.
  • Planning the Data Curation Network: SciData Con 2016 (poster), SciDataCon 2016 in Denver, CO, Sep 11-16, 2016.
  • Project Update to SHARE Community Meeting (slides), SHARE Users Meeting in Charlottesville, NC, July 13, 2016.

All reports and presentations from the Data Curation Network Project Planning Phase (2016-2017) and Implementation Phase (2018-2021) will be archived in the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy at http://hdl.handle.net/11299/202807


Webinars and Recorded Presentations

To view the latest webinars about and from the Data Curation Network, visit the DCN YouTube Channel.