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.
Increase their understanding of data curation practices and tools in various disciplines, data types, and formats
Share expertise and enhance curation capacity for librarians nationwide
Meet like-minded colleagues who are interested in building and extending curation practices at their institutions
Develop or build upon actionable primers for data curation
Who should attend:
Subject specialists and library staff with functional expertise who have experience working with research data
Library staff who are tasked with curating research data
Library staff who have experience in working with research data and are interested in expanding their knowledge of curation practices into new formats or disciplines
Those interested in sharing their expertise and developing data curation primers. (What's a primer?)
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.
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