Browse by Subject "Data Curation"

  • Wickett, Karen M.; Sacchi, Simone; Dubin, David; Renear, Allen H. (American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2012-10)
    Heterogeneous digital data that has been produced by different communities with varying practices and assumptions, and that is organized according to different representation schemes, encodings, and file formats, presents ...

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  • Thompson, Cheryl A; Baker, Karen S.; Senseney, Megan; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Palmer, Carole L. (2013)
    The document contains the survey instrument from a study on the Specialization in Data Curation program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, aimed at understanding job preparedness and work experiences of ...

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  • Muñoz, Trevor; Renear, Allen H. (2011-06-15)
    As both the materials and the analytical practices of humanities research become increasingly digital, the challenge of sustaining meaningful access to the outputs of humanities research becomes more urgent. Continuing ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Thomer, Andrea K. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Developing techniques to better quantify, track and more accurately describe the impact of federally funded research is quickly becoming a reputable domain for information studies, including data curation. In previous ...

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  • Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Stark, Shannon (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this fishbowl event, we invite iSchool and LIS faculty and administrators, recent graduates, Library staff and administrators, researchers, and data professionals to speak to the state of data curation education. What ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Renear, Allen H.; Cragin, Melissa H. (2008-12-02)
    It has been suggested that digital libraries are more like archives than libraries and that library science cannot provide a theoretical foundation for handling digital data. We assert, however, that library and information ...

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  • Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Palmer, Carole L.; Chao, Tiffany C.; Sacchi, Simone (2011-07-22)
    Over the course of the summit, three themes were prominent across the presentations and discussion: advancing professional education, coordination across disciplines and sectors, and key educational challenges. Each of ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Chao, Tiffany C.; Palmer, Carole L.; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2011)
    The Data Curation Research Summit consisted of four sessions, which followed opening contextual remarks provided by the organizers of both the DCRS and the previous Bloomsbury workshop. The first session was focused on ...

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008-10)
    One of the primary outputs of the scientific enterprise is data, but many institutions such as libraries that are charged with preserving and disseminating scholarly output have largely ignored this form of documentation ...

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  • Walker, Shawn; Hemsley, Jeff; Eckert, Josef; Mason, Robert M.; Nahon, Karine (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Social Media Lab at UW (SoMeLab.net) has been collecting tweets related to the Occupy Movement since October 2011. This poster presents the challenges, technical approach, and some results from the effort, which to ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dolan, Molly; Trainor, Kevin; Cragin, Melissa H. (ASIS&T, 2009-11-11)
    Originally focused on scientific data, the data curation community is now taking up the curation problems of humanities data as well. Sharing concepts and terminology across these domains should be valuable for both the ...

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  • Renear, Allen H; Dubin, David; Wickett, Karen M. (ASIST, Wiley, 2008)
    Formal accounts of digital objects often characterize them as bit strings, graphs, sets, tuples, relations, or other similar constructs from discrete mathematics. Such characterizations imply that these objects cannot ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas (2010-02-03)
    In this poster I will present the two life-cycle models of records management and data curation. I will use these figures to compare and contrast the two disciplines, and ultimately suggest where they might benefit ...

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