May 15, 2021

Indiana University Selected as Partner in New Data Curation Fellowship Program

From Indiana University News Room: Researchers are currently creating and using scientific data at unprecedented levels, underscoring the need for curators, or caretakers, to ensure that this massive amount of vital information is being maintained for important research today—and tomorrow. To help meet this need, Indiana University (IU), through a joint effort between its Data […]

Article: "Digital Curation: The Emergence of a New Discipline"

Title: “Digital Curation: The Emergence of a New Discipline (11 pages; PDF) by Sarah Higgins Source: International Journal of Digital Curation Vol 6, No 2 (2011) Abstract: In the mid 1990s UK digital preservation activity concentrated on ensuring the survival of digital material – spurred on by the US report Preserving Digital Information (The Task […]

New Issue Alert: International Journal of Digital Curation: Vol 6, No 2 (2011)

Here’s the complete table of contents. Direct to abstracts that include links to full text articles (PDF). Table of Contents Vol 6, No 2 (2011) Editorial Editorial Kevin Ashley Papers (Peer-reviewed) Citation and Peer Review of Data: Moving Towards Formal Data Publication Sarah Callaghan, Bryan Lawrence, Sam Pepler, Catherine Jones, Brian Matthews Curating Scientific Research […]

Preprint: "A Study of Faculty Data Curation Behaviors and Attitudes at a Teaching-Centered University"

Title: “A Study of Faculty Data Curation Behaviors and Attitudes at a Teaching-Centered University” Source: C&RL (College and Research Libraries) Authors: Jeanine Marie Scaramozzino, Marisa L. Ramirez, and Karen J. McGaughey Affiliation (All Authors): Robert E. Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA Accepted for Publication: August 2011 Anticipated Publication Date: May […]

Conference Paper: Puzzling Over Digital Preservation – Identifying Traditional and New Skills Needed for Digital Preservation

This paper will be presented at the World Library and Information Congress : 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly scheduled to take place in about a month in San Juan. Title Puzzling Over Digital Preservation – Identifying Traditional and New Skills Needed for Digital Preservation (14 pages; PDF) Authors Thomas Bahr (German National Library of […]