Category: Data Management

Data (Curation) Viz.

Data management and data curation are related concepts, but they do not refer to precisely the same things. I use these terms so often now that sometimes the distinctions, fuzzy as they are, become indistinguishable. When this happens I return to visual abstractions to clarify —in my own mind—what I mean by one vs. the […]

The 10 Things Every New Grad Student Should Do

It’s now mid-October, and I’m guessing that first year graduate students are knee-deep in courses, barely considering their potential thesis project. But for those that can multi-task, I have compiled this list of 10 things that you should undertake in your first year as a grad student. These aren’t just any 10 things… they are 10 […]

DataONE Funded by NSF for Another Round!

This is a week for important funding announcements! I already blogged about our new NSF funding for a Data-Level Metrics project with PLOS and DataONE, and on the heels of that, DataONE has announced their newest round of funding! I’ve borrowed heavily from their press release for this post. If you aren’t familiar with the work DataONE has been doing, […]

Astronomical Data & Astronomical Digital Stewardship: Interview with Elizabeth Griffin

The following is a guest post from Jane Mandelbaum, co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working group and IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. As part of our ongoing series of Insights interviews with individuals doing innovative work related to digital preservation and stewardship, we are interested in talking to practitioners from other […]

Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research: An Interview with Richard Ball and Norm Medeiros

This post is the latest in our NDSA Innovation Working Group’s ongoing Insights Interview series. Chelcie Rowell (Digital Initiatives Librarian, Wake Forest University) interviews Richard Ball (Associate Professor of Economics, Haverford College) and Norm Medeiros (Associate Librarian, Haverford Libraries) about Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research, or Project Tier. Chelcie: Can you briefly describe Teaching Integrity […]

A new chapter for Data Conservancy

The recent beta release of the Data Conservancy software marks not only an evolution in the data curation capabilities of the software. It also marks a new chapter in the Data Conservancy community.   With this release, Data Conservancy comes …

A new chapter for Data Conservancy

The recent beta release of the Data Conservancy software marks not only an evolution in the data curation capabilities of the software. It also marks a new chapter in the Data Conservancy community.   With this release, Data Conservancy comes …

A new chapter for Data Conservancy

The recent beta release of the Data Conservancy software marks not only an evolution in the data curation capabilities of the software. It also marks a new chapter in the Data Conservancy community.   With this release, Data Conservancy comes …

Data Conservancy Software Beta Release Now Available

We are pleased to announce the beta release of the Data Conservancy Software (DCS). The version features archive services and enhanced metadata ingest capabilities, as well as an improved user interface.   “We have started the data preservation capabilities of …

Data Conservancy Software Beta Release Now Available

We are pleased to announce the beta release of the Data Conservancy Software (DCS). The version features archive services and enhanced metadata ingest capabilities, as well as an improved user interface.   “We have started the data preservation capabilities of …