Recent Articles

How Important is Data Curation? Gaps and Opportunities for Academic Libraries. (2018). Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 6 (1), eP2198.
Related Dataset and Interview Protocol:
(preprint) Data Curation Network: A Cross-Institutional Staffing Model for Curating Research Data. (2017). University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy. Includes Appendixes.

SPEC Kit #354: Data Curation. (2017). Association of Research Libraries (ARL). May 2017.
Related dataset:
Webinar on June 14, 2017: 
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.

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Recent Presentations

  • Presentation (slides) to the NSF Data Sharing for Biological Anthropology Workshop in Milwaukee, WI, February 8-9, 2019
  • Presentation (slides) to the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Melbourne, Australia on February 5, 2019.
  • Presentation (slides) to the DataOne Webinar December 11, 2018
  • Presentation (slides) to the RDAP Fall 2018 Webinar November, 8, 2018
  • Presentation (slides) at DLF Forum Las Vegas, NV October 16, 2018
  • Presentation (slides) at NISO virtual conference “Open Data Projects” June 13, 2018.
  • Presentation (slides) at IASSIST Annual Conference in Montréal, Canada, May 29, 2018 
  • Presentation (slides) at the CNI Spring 2018 Membership Meeting in San Diego, CA on April 12-13, 2018
  • Presentation (slides) at the Research Data Access, and Preservation (RDAP) Summit in Chicago, IL on March 22, 2018 
  • Poster presented at the Research Data Alliance 11th Plenary, Berlin, Germany, March 23, 2018
  • Presentation (slides) presented at the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) in Barcelona, Spain February 20, 2018
  • Poster presented at the Community Standards for 3D Data Preservation, St. Louis, MN February 5, 2018

Additional reports and presentations from the Data Curation Network Project Planning Phase (2016-2017) are archived in the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy at