Browse by Subject "data curation"

  • Abreu, Amelia; Acker, Amelia (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In recent years, big data has become a prevalent issue for information studies. In an era of big data, can we contemplate research data that relies more on the context of creation than volume and variety of source. In this ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L. (2008-10)
    Empirical studies of the information practices and needs of scientists date back to at least the 1940s. This work has increasingly focused on identifying differences across disciplines, but it has been primarily concerned ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2011)
    The development of cyberinfrastructure for research and scholarship is a high-stakes endeavor. Not only is it extremely costly, but expectations are inflated. The predictions we hear about the digital, networked information ...

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  • Smith, Linda C.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; MacMullen, W. John; Heidorn, P. Bryan (2008-06-20)
    Data curation is the active and ongoing management of research data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education. The Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the ...

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Smith, Linda C. (2007-04-20)
    Abstract Scientific data problems do not stand in isolation but are part of a larger set of challenges associated with the expansion of scientific information gathering capacity and changes in scholarly communication ...

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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Wickett, Karen M.; Baker, Karen S.; Jett, Jacob G.; DiLauro, Timothy; Fouke, Bruce W.; Asangba, Abigail E.; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2014-01-27)
    This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from a two-day workshop held at Yellowstone National Park (YNP) on 16-17 April 2013. Members of the Site-Based Data Curation (SBDC) research team met with researchers, ...

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  • Chao, Tiffany C; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L. (2013)
    The PDF file contains the visual mapping of Data Practices and Curation Vocabulary (DPCVocab) terms. The DPCVocab .xmind file is also available and can be imported to the open source XMind (http://www.xmind.net/) tool for ...

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  • Donohue, Timothy G. (2008-06-04)
    Presentation on IDEALS and its policies and procedures around both Digital Preservation and Data Curation.

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Renear, Allen H.; Senseney, Megan F. (2012)
    The Centuries of Knowledge grant was designed to increase educational and research capacity in data curation at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Palmer, Carole L.; Smith, Linda C. (2007-06-25)
    Several models of service are emerging in academic and research libraries for the collection and management of scientific data – an important segment of an institution’s total scholarly production. As libraries work to ...

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  • Baker, Karen S.; Mayernik, Matthew S.; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Nienhouse, Eric; Williams, Steve; Worley, Steve (2015-02)
    Amidst the contemporary focus on open data and national coordination, there is a need for organization-centric discussions about scientific data and data management. Data collections at the National Center for Atmospheric ...

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Palmer, Carole L. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster presents preliminary work in adapting a `curation profiles' approach to study data practices in a corporate enterprise setting. We outline important similarities and differences between the curation of basic ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Unsworth, John (2013-03-17)
    The Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign expanded its Data Curation Education Program (DCEP) 1, a specialization within the ALA-accredited master’s ...

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  • Eaker, Christopher; Thomer, Andrea K.; Johns, Erica; Siddell, Kayla (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In response to the increasing need for a data curation workforce, the Data Curation Education in Research Centers program is educating library and information science students in scientific data curation. During the summer ...

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  • Baker, Karen S.; Kellerhals, Doyn; Miller, Keith (2013-03)
    By considering the many kinds of data processes and information elements early in development of a data system, we pay attention to alignment with existing practices and organization that is science-oriented. Establishing ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Thomer, Andrea K.; Baker, Karen S.; DiLauro, Timothy; Asangba, Abigail E. (2013-12)
    The description of the specific processes and artifacts that led to the creation of a data product provide a detailed picture of data provenance in the form of a workflow. The Site-Based Data Curation project, hosted by ...

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  • Chao, Tiffany C. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In order to support the sharing and reuse of scientific research data, rich description about the data must be made available. Scientific journal publications are a potential resource in contributing contextual details ...

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  • Thompson, Cheryl A.; Marshall, Joanne Gard; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Wells, Amber (iSchools, 2013-02)
    There continues to be concern among researchers and funders about the lack of archiving of research data. Such data can be a useful for secondary analysis and for readers of published research articles who may be interested ...

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