New Article: “Digital Curation Education and Training: From Digitization to Graduate Curricula to MOOCs”
The following article appears in the The International Journal of Digital Curation.
Digital Curation Education and Training: From Digitization to Graduate Curricula to MOOCs
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The International Journal of Digital Curation
Vol. 10, No. 1 (2015)
This paper traces the development of digital and data curation curricula. Due to the brief length of this paper, the focus is on North American initiatives and primarily on continuing education programs. It explores the strengths and weaknesses of professional workshops and the creation of graduate-level courses, certificates, degrees and MOOCs, as well as the role of funding agencies in this process. It concludes with
an analysis of what is missing and what is needed to create the workforce required to steward digital assets in the foreseeable future.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.