DHOxSS 2014: Data Curation and Access for the Digital Humanities
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"Due to the advances and proliferation of digital humanities research, the curation of digital research data is a growing priority for humanities scholars and their institutions. The approaches and methods of humanist inquiry, as well as the sheer variety of data types and formats, pose particular challenges for successful curation. Data curation is the active and ongoing management of data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship. Optimally, curation begins during project planning with the ultimate goal of adding value to research data and promoting access and reuse across a broader scholarly community. This workshop will provide a strong introductory grounding in data curation concepts and practices, focusing on the special issues and challenges of validity and meaning for reuse of humanities research data. The program is aimed at humanities researchers — whether traditional faculty or alternative (alt-ac) professionals - but may also be of interest to librarians, archivists, cultural heritage specialists, other information professionals, and advanced graduate students ..."
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