Data Down Under: the Data Curation Network at IASSIST 2019

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

Response to Announcement that Figshare is partnering with NIH

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

Launching of the Data Curation Network

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

DCN to Develop Nationwide Training on Specialized Data Curation

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

DCN 3-year Implementation Phase Funded by Sloan!

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!