As research and teaching produce ever-increasing amounts of data in analog and digital forms, what we do with that data is a question that librarians, archivists, scholars, teachers, and students must address. The four contributors discuss what “data curation” is and might become. We invite you to read through the responses by author or by question.
The Practice of Data Curation
Gretchen Gueguen, Inna Kouper, Sam Meister, Trevor Muñoz
How is data curation a part of your job?Read the Responses
In your role, are the main pressures on and needs of data curation the same across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities?Read the Responses
Why is data curation important to non-data curators?Read the Responses
What has been your most enlightening moment in your work with data curation?Read the Responses
What is the biggest issue facing data curation now: technology, infrastructure, staffing, training, or something else?Read the Responses