DC at AGU 2013 Fall Meeting

Data Conservancy will be well represented at the 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco. If you are at AGU, we hope you will attend the presentations, workshops and poster sessions in which we will be participating. …

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DCS Packaging Specification

Tim DiLauro, Johns Hopkins University (from an abstract submitted to the 2013 AGU Conference)   A modern data archive must support a variety of functions and services for a broad set of stakeholders over a variety of content. Data producers …

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Hearing on Scientific Integrity and Transparency

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, the House Subcommittee on Research held a congressional hearing on “Scientific Integrity and Transparency.” The purpose of the hearing was to gather information on open access to federally funded scientific research data and to gather …

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DC Representation at IDCC13

The 2013 International Data Curation Conference (IDCC) is being held in Amsterdam this week. The annual gathering brings together a diverse group of data professionals to discuss the present and future of digital curation.   Data Conservancy’s Tim DiLauro is …

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DC Representation at AGU 2012

by Matt Mayernik, UCAR/NCAR   The Data Conservancy will be well represented in San Francisco next week, Dec. 3-7, for the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. The AGU Fall Meeting brings together around 20,000 scientists, professionals, and educators who …

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Hunting for Data Curation Solutions

Jane Beitler, NSIDC   Technology has made storing and accessing data and information easy, we think. Capture it, like a photograph or a series of weather measurements, then save it to digital storage housed in a safe place. Keep it …

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Data Conservancy Releases Alpha Software

By Shonna Clark, JHU   Over three years ago, the Data Conservancy began its mission to create technological and human infrastructure able to support the preservation, re-use and discovery of research data.  Today, DC is one step closer to that …

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JHU Data Archive Archival Process

By Betsy Gunia, JHU Data Management Consultant   The Johns Hopkins University Data Management Services (JHU DMS), offered by the Sheridan Libraries, helps researchers develop data management plans and both preserve and share research data. We provide research data archiving …

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NOAA and Data Management Practices

by Ruth Duerr, NSIDC   This is an exciting time for scientific data management, a field that up to just a few years ago desperately needed more attention, but which now shows signs of coming into its own as people …

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Data Conservancy Participation in the Digital Curation Education in Research Centers (DCERC) Kickoff Workshop

  By Matt Mayernik, UCAR/NCAR   The kickoff workshop for the Digital Curation Education in Research Centers (DCERC) program took place June 5-7, 2012, in Boulder, CO. DCERC, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), supports graduate …

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