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Share your subject, functional or data expertise and help extend library curation capacity!  


Now accepting applications to attend the Fall 2019  Specialized Data Curation Workshop hosted by the Data Curation Network. The workshop will be held November 5 & 6, 2019 at Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, MO.  


This free 1.5 day training session will bring together library data specialists and discipline/functional experts in a peer-to-peer learning environment for specialized data curation.


Attendees will:

  1. Increase their understanding of data curation practices and tools in various disciplines, data types, and formats

  2. Share expertise and enhance curation capacity for librarians nationwide

  3. Meet like-minded colleagues who are interested in building and extending curation practices at their institutions

  4. Develop or build upon actionable primers for data curation 

Who should attend:


Apply now! There is no cost for the workshop, but we are limited in the number of attendees we can support. To ensure a good mix of library data staff, subject specialists, and functional experts we've established an application and selection process for the workshops.

    Application Deadline: August 2, 2019

    Acceptance Notification: August 12, 2019


Scholarships are available for participants who would like to attend the workshop but have limited resources. We specifically encourage scholarship applications from students, new professionals, and members of underrepresented groups. Additional information about the scholarships is available on the website


These workshops are made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-85-18-0040-18 and with support from the partner institutions in the Data Curation Network, http://datacurationnetwork.org.

Lisa Johnston
Research Data Management/Curation Lead and Co-Director of the University Digital Conservancy
Principal Investigator, Data Curation Network

University of Minnesota Libraries
108 Walter Library, Minneapolis, MN 55455 

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