The Oxford English Dictionary defines organized as: “Of a person: having one's affairs in order so as to be able to deal with them efficiently.” When you spend the best hours of your day doing research and working with data, it makes sense to be organized so you can use your time as efficiently as possible. One of the methods for maintaining an organized research life is by developing a data management plan (DMP).
Welcome to our series of Love Your Data Week posts! Each day this week, in connection with the Love Your Data campaign on social media, a UM librarian will be blogging about a different data-related topic, sharing personal anecdotes and tips that you can use to improve your own research data practices. To kick things off, we're writing today about data safety.
Bits and Pieces is expanding its discussion to include lots about research data!
When a research library creates a position with responsibility for the preservation of digital stuff, where on the organizational hierarchy should that position hang? Is digital preservation an IT job, collections management, or preservation?
Look, we wrote a new post!! This one talks about differences between digital preservation projects and programs, and challenges of building a program that accommodates a wide range of content.
The Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter will be hosting its 3nd colloquium, “Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”, on April 24th from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. You should go!
Deadlines are approaching to share your work related to preservation and the long term management of digital materials. Submit today!
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