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Data Curation Education for the Humanities: Principles and Challenges

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Title: Data Curation Education for the Humanities: Principles and Challenges
Author(s): Renear, Allen H.; Muñoz, Trevor; Trainor, Kevin
Contributor(s): Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.
Subject(s): Data Curation Curriculum digital humanities LIS
Abstract: Data curation has been described as the active and ongoing management of data throughout its entire lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship. Curation activities enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain quality, add value, and provide for re-use over time. Originally conceptualized as an e-Science problem precipitated by large amounts of data in digital formats, data curation is an emerging problem for the humanities as well, as both data and analytical practices become increasingly digital. Research groups working with cultural content, as well as libraries, museums, archives and other institutions, are all in need of new expertise.
Issue Date: 2010-11
Citation Info: Renear, Allen H., Trevor Muñoz, and Kevin Trainor. (2010) Data Curation Education for the Humanities: Principles and Challenges. Presented at the 5th Annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, November 21-22, Evanston, IL.
Genre: Conference Poster
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/17421
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Date Available in IDEALS: 2010-11-30
 

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