The Data Curation Network joined our colleagues with the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology for the 2019 IASSIST Conference in Sydney, Australia in late May for a panel dedicated to exploring collaborative efforts to improve data curation and discovery across institutions. Presenting with representatives from the Dataverse Project and Australia's National … Continue reading Data Down Under: the Data Curation Network at IASSIST 2019
“Radical Collaboration In Practice” Part 1 of 2 On July 8, 2019 the DCN members had a wonderful opportunity to present an update on our progress as we entered into Year 2 of our implementation phase. Special thanks to the Research Data Access and Preservation organization for hosting the webinar which attracted over 80 attendees … Continue reading DCN Summer RDAP Webinars
We’ve received a fair amount of interest about the news that NIH is working with Figshare to host a general data repository for NIH-funded research. While we are flattered to be mentioned in the press release, we would like to clarify that the Data Curation Network does not have a formal partnership with Figshare, and … Continue reading Response to Announcement that Figshare is partnering with NIH
The 2019 RDAP Summit took place May 15th - 17th in Coral Gables, Florida. Around 150 people were in attendance - including a few members of the DCN! DCN Project Coordinator, Liza Coburn, was there to present a poster detailing our progress and the early results of both our data curation service and specialized data … Continue reading DCN Presents at 2019 RDAP Summit
We are pleased to announce that the data curation primers from our first specialized data curation workshop are now being published! It has been a wonderful six months working with amazing professionals from over thirty different institutions on this first round of our project! Primer groups formed out of the first of three IMLS-funded Specialized … Continue reading Data Curation Primers Now Available!
The Data Curation Network (DCN) is pleased to announce its newest partner - Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (WashU) - joining the project in Year 2 of the implementation phase which runs through June 2021! The DCN Representative for WashU is none other than Jennifer Moore, Data Services Coordinator and GIS & Anthropology Librarian … Continue reading New Member Washington University in St. Louis
We’re excited to announce that after months of testing the Data Curation Network is officially in production! We’re now curating data sets submitted from Network partner institutions with our unique cross-institutional curation service. This is a significant milestone for the project, which is currently in its first year of a three-year implementation phase (2018-2021) supported … Continue reading Launching of the Data Curation Network
We are happy to report that the implementation phase of the DCN is well underway! Shortly after the first DCN All Hands Meeting held July 2018 in Minneapolis, MN we began piloting our shared staffing model for curating research data across a network of data repositories. Our goals for these first six months are to … Continue reading Putting the Data Curation Network to the Test
Members of the Data Curation Network will lead a 2-year, specialized data curation training program. Funded by a $247,379 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, this program will develop and deliver specialized data curation training for library staff and professionals, nationwide. This training will build upon previous efforts of the DCN to … Continue reading DCN to Develop Nationwide Training on Specialized Data Curation
Launching the Data Curation Network Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant will fund implementation of shared staffing model across 7 academic libraries and the Dryad Digital Repository MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MN (04/06/2018) – The University of Minnesota Libraries will lead a three-year, multi-institutional effort to launch the Data Curation Network. The implementation — backed by a $526,438 … Continue reading DCN 3-year Implementation Phase Funded by Sloan!