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Research Data Management

Background and links to more information about data management issues.

Humanities Data Issues

Digital Humanities Curation Guide

The Humanities Go Google - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Scholars Scale Up Music Studies - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Spoken Word, Sear chable for Scholarship - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Data Deluge Swamps Science Historians -

Science Data Issues

NSF Report on Data and Visualization 2010

Life Science Data Repositories in the Publications of Scientists and Librarians by Peter W. Kirlew  ISTL Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Spring 2011

Science Magazine Special Online Collection: Dealing with Data  This collection of articles highlights both the challenges posed by the data deluge and the opportunities that can be realized if we can better organize and access the data.

Lost in a Sea of Science Data - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

NSF to Ask Every Grant Applicant for Data Management Plan - ScienceInsider  Anna K. Gold

Webinar Archive: Big Picture Overview of Data Curation, May 6, 2010 (GWLA)



Reports on Data Management

ARL E-Research site has many reports and references covering library service models, talking points and more! 

DataVerse Project  Data Management Plans

E-Science and Data Support Services: A Study of ARL Member Institutions, Published by ARL, this report synthesizes data collected in a 2009 survey with subsequent interviews of several responding libraries. Authored by Catherine Soehner, Catherine Steeves, and Jennifer Ward, the study was sponsored by the ARL E-Science Working Group to build an understanding of how libraries can contribute to e-science activities in their institution and identify organizations and institutions that have similar interests in e-science to leverage research library interests.

e-Science Portal for New England Librarians  Initiated by the Lamar Soutter Library and funded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region, the portal has been developed by a collaboration of New England area science and medical librarians.  It provides links to resources about e-Science, data management, current library projects, e-Science news/opportunities, and science primers-specifically for science and medical librarians working in research organizations. The e-Science Community blog portion of the portal serves as a discussion forum for librarians as well as a community bulletin board for the latest e-science news, events and opportunities.

Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium, June 16th-17th; presentations

Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) Data Management Plan

Sayeed Choudhury: The Data Conservancy & the US NSF DataNet Initiative

SPARC Open Data and the Panton Principles The authors of the "Panton Principles" advocate making data freely available on the Internet for anyone to download, copy, analyze, reprocess, pass them to software or use for any purpose without financial, legal or technical barriers. 

Science Commons Protocol for Implementing Open Access Data