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Conference Highlights: Research Data Access & Preservation Summit 2014

by Fe Sferdean In March I attended the 2014 Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP14) Summit in San Diego. The three day Summit, focusing on research data management, access, and preservation, included invited panels and presentations, a poster session, lightning … Continue reading

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Post-Conference Thoughts: Re-capturing Data Conversations in Political Science

by Natsuko Nicholls More than 200 attendees gathered in San Francisco for the 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC14, Feb 24-27) to discuss data-driven transformations in research, education, business, and society. IDCC14 began with a stimulating pre-conference workshop and an inspiring … Continue reading

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Exploring the Possibility of Partnering with Disciplinary Data Repositories

by Katherine Akers Academic librarians motivated to preserve the scholarly record of their institutions may promote the deposit of research data into institutional repositories instead of relevant disciplinary repositories, resulting in competition between the two types of repositories. Rather than … Continue reading

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Key Foci of Library Data Services: ‘Human-driven’ Conversations and Interactions that Librarians Can Offer

by Natsuko Nicholls Highlight of the DLF Forum 2013 In early November, eight of us from the University of Michigan Library attended the DLF Forum in Austin, TX. It was my first time attending the Forum where over 350 attendees … Continue reading

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