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Open Data Meets Digital Curation: An Investigation of Practices and Needs

Christopher Lee, Suzie Allard, Nancy McGovern, Alice Bishop
2017 International Journal of Digital Curation  
of the US federal public access mandate and how needs and gaps in digital curation can best be addressed.  ...  can facilitate data curation activities; and (3) a gap analysis of continuing education and readiness assessment of the workforce.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge support for carrying out and reporting on this work provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Council on Library and Information  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v11i2.403 fatcat:yhpuqybffjdnrp2ngougkv3qu4

Specialization in data curation: Preliminary results from an alumni survey, 2008-2012

Cheryl A. Thompson, Megan Senseney, Karen S. Baker, Virgil E. Varvel, Carole L. Palmer
2013 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Data curation is an emergent field requiring a workforce with new skills to meet digital data needs across a wide variety of domains.  ...  Preliminary findings and trends are reported to inform the evolution of data curation education in library and information science (LIS) programs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The Specialization in Data Curation was established through a grant from IMLS (RE-05-05-0036) and later extended to include humanities data through a second award from IMLS (RE-05-08-0062  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14505001151 fatcat:744uxiza5ncjfaafps3pgwjdeu

OECD Report - Building digital workforce capacity and skills for data-intensive science (2020)

Michelle Barker
2020 Zenodo  
. to make recommendations to policy makers on how to facilitate the digital workforce capacity needed for data-intensive science, based on analysis of best practice.  ...  The presentation highlights: - Digital workforce capacity and COVID19: the importance of digital skills, the need for shared access to open data, software and code, and the shortfall in skills to enable  ...  Goal: Make recommendations to policy makers on how to facilitate the digital workforce capacity needed for dataintensive science, based on analysis of best practice The need for a digital skilled workforce  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4289356 fatcat:bsmt23oisrc6thgnvjkf72o53y

Responding to emerging data workforce demand: Harnessing data center expertise

Carole L. Palmer, Cheryl A. Thompson, Carol Tenopir, Suzie Allard, Matthew S. Mayernik, James Jim Kreft
2014 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
As demand for data expertise intensifies, educators are developing new programs to prepare professionals for emerging roles in data systems and services.  ...  This panel will offer insights from both LIS educators and practicing professionals in data centers, on building collaborations to develop curriculum and field experiences for students.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We wish to acknowledge funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (RE-02-10-0004-10) for the DCERC program, led by CIRSS at the University of Illinois, in collaboration with  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2014.14505101026 fatcat:mbu4kr6sifgwxaksb2aho26jou

Proposed Training to Meet Challenges of Large-Scale Data in Neuroscience

William Grisham, Barbara Lom, Linda Lanyon, Raddy L. Ramos
2016 Frontiers in Neuroinformatics  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks to the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education for funding this work. Thanks to Natalie Schottler for her help in preparing this manuscript.  ...  Moreover, these data professionals play important roles in developing and upholding much-needed standards and best practices for ensuring data consistency, quality, and interoperability (Posey Norris  ...  For example, there is an absence of standards and best practices for collecting and curating diverse data sets (Ferguson et al., 2014; Gomez-Marin et al., 2014; Poldrack and Gorgolewski, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fninf.2016.00028 pmid:27486398 pmcid:PMC4947577 fatcat:faovuyhhana5fel6qisyepidku

12. Hub Cities 2.0 for the 21st century [chapter]

Núria Arbonés Aran, Gioia Marini
2016 Urban Europe  
The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for iSchool faculty who are developing programs in data analytics, eScience, eResearch, big data, and cyberinfrastructure to discuss best practices with  ...  respect to preparing students to fill the workforce need for managers and analysts to analyze big data and make decisions based on their findings.  ...  The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for iSchool faculty who are developing programs in data analytics, eScience, eResearch, big data, and cyberinfrastructure to discuss best practices with  ... 
doi:10.1515/9789048535811-013 fatcat:jlnaqvur5rampc4lkmglbjec4a

Model Development for Scientific Data Curation Education

Karon Kelly, Mary Marlino, Matthew S. Mayernik, Suzie Allard, Carol Tenopir, Carole L. Palmer, Virgil E. Varvel Jr.
2013 International Journal of Digital Curation  
DCERC is developing a sustainable and transferable model for educating Library and Information Science (LIS) students in data curation through field experiences in research and data centers.  ...  The mounting and critical need for scientific data curation professionals was the impetus for the Data Curation Education in Research Centers (DCERC) program.  ...  We believe that we have developed a viable and sustainable model for consideration in other scientific disciplines, and one that provides a basis for abstracting best practices and contributing to a growing  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v8i1.258 fatcat:hn3uekp6n5hglnt2kmjtlsgoxm

Innovating Support for Research: The Coalescence of Scholarly Communication?

Heather Moulaison Sandy, A.J. Million, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale
2020 College and Research Libraries  
This article investigates the extent to which a formal role has grown in ARL libraries, the skills and competencies necessary for supporting work with data in this capacity, and how those skills and competencies  ...  ." 8 For example, Regazzi identifies big data and big science as two changes that have profoundly affected researchers and the work they do. 9 Hey, Tansley, and Tolle's well-known text also correctly identifies  ...  This article is based in part on a paper presented at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting 2018. 83  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.81.2.193 fatcat:capaobx3mjd5phyz5cbxxd6pw4

Competency-based Curriculum: An Effective Approach to Digital Curation Education

Jeonghyun Kim
2015 Journal of Education For Library and Information Science  
To prepare information professionals with the competencies needed for digital curation and data management practice, the project developed curriculum using a competency-based approach.  ...  This paper concludes that a competencybased approach is effective, sustainable, and can be customized to address the skill gaps in the rapidly evolving information professions.  ...  Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, Librarians for the 21st Century Program, RE-05-11-0073-11.  ... 
doi:10.3138/jelis.56.4.283 fatcat:pfr3azim3vdclbhz6gkxnyew7y

Piloting a Community of Student Data Consultants that Supports and Enhances Research Data Services

2020 International Journal of Digital Curation  
Typically, academic researchers and professionals are overcommitted, making it challenging to be up-to-date on recent developments in best practices of data management, curation, transformation, analysis  ...  Ultimately, this work highlights the need for innovative, strategic programs that encourage and enable real-world experience of data curation, data analysis, and data publication for current researchers  ...  data projects, and to also serve as a starting point for training cohorts of students in data best practices.  ... 
doi:10.2218/ijdc.v15i1.723 fatcat:ip26g24opzbthdnrbdmc3zkwji

The Growing Importance of a Tech Savvy Astronomy and Astrophysics Workforce [article]

Dara Norman, Vandana Desai , Eric Bellm, Arfon Smith, Chad Schafer (Carnegie Mellon University), Gautham Narayan, Erik Tollerud, Brigitta Sipocz (DIRAC Institute University of Washington), Heloise Stevance (University of Auckland University of Sheffield), Timothy Pickering, Manodeep Sinha (Swinburne University of Technology ARC Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics in 3 Dimensions ASTRO 3D), Joseph Harrington (University of Central Florida), Jeyhan Kartaltepe (+7 others)
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To ensure a workforce capable of taking advantage of the computational resources and the large volumes of data coming in the next decade, we must identify and support ways to make software development  ...  Fundamental coding and software development skills are increasingly necessary for success in nearly every aspect of astronomical and astrophysical research as large surveys and high resolution simulations  ...  Notably, the LSST Data Science Fellowship Program has already developed materials to expose students to best practices for software development. 7 urating these materials, and augmenting them with information  ... 
arXiv:1910.08376v1 fatcat:xri6fynqfrb4tc6w3jp5bllvqm

What Do Data Librarians Think of the MLIS? Professionals' Perceptions of Knowledge Transfer, Trends, and Challenges

Camille Thomas, Richard Urban
2018 College and Research Libraries  
There are existing studies on data curation programs in library science education and studies on data services in libraries.  ...  However, there is not much insight into how educational programs have prepared data professionals for practice.  ...  Acknowledgements Special thanks to the Department of Technology and Digital Scholarship at Florida State University Libraries for piloting the survey. Thanks to Ryan and Joni Litsey for local review.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.79.3.401 fatcat:3mu3fccbmndppi34gsgflevpzu

Open government data and environmental science: a federal Canadian perspective

Dominique G. Roche, Monica Granados, Claire C. Austin, Scott Wilson, Gregory M. Mitchell, Paul A. Smith, Steven J. Cooke, Joseph R. Bennett, Tanzy Love
2020 Facets  
We summarize research data management challenges identified by the Government of Canada, plans to modernize the approach to open data for environmental science and best practices for data discoverability  ...  The Government of Canada is a leader in open data among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, generating and releasing troves of valuable research data.  ...  , and valuing the skills and capabilities in the Open Science workforce.  ... 
doi:10.1139/facets-2020-0008 fatcat:4x47grdmw5bivgkoh2rentutey

Putting the CURATE model in practice: Training for data curation

Wendy Kozlowski, Jennifer Moore, Mara Blake
2020 Zenodo  
In order for data to be fully publicly accessible to search, retrieve, and analyze, most data require specialized curatorial treatments.  ...  Yet, the results of our recent Association of Research Libraries SPEC Kit indicate that staffing and training for data curators is the biggest challenge facing institutions in the next 3-5 years.  ...  An in-depth understanding of specialized data curation practices in various disciplines, data types, and formats.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3775668 fatcat:ysroatgavfazzjo26veqefv4xq

Bringing NHS data analysis into the 21st century

Ben Goldacre, Martin Bardsley, Tim Benson, Kate Cheema, Roger Chinn, Ellen Coughlan, Sarah Dougan, Marc Farr, Loraine Hawkins, Adrian Jonas, Andy Kinnear, Morag Mcinnes (+13 others)
2020 Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine  
They require similar skills, methods and tools to traditional epidemiology research. However, the practical analytics workforce is given little formal training and has been largely sidelined.  ...  By practical coalface analytics we mean: variation in care analyses that identify opportunities to improve quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care; modelling around waiting lists, or optimum locations  ...  ; knowledge sharing and skills exchange; community building; governance and standardisation; development of best practice.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0141076820930666 pmid:32672131 pmcid:PMC7575286 fatcat:kzvwdqadt5hl7icldx7j5bke74
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