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Training in Data Curation as Service in a Federated Data Infrastructure - the FrontOffice-BackOffice Mode

Dillo, I.; van Horik, M.P.M.; Scharnhorst, Andrea; Bolikowski, Łukasz; Casarosa, Vittore; Goodale, Paula; Houssos, Nikos; Manghi, Paolo; Schirrwagen, Jochen;
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  • Published: 11 Sep 2013
  • Country: Netherlands
The increasing volume and importance of research data leads to the emergence of research data infrastructures in which data management plays an important role. As a consequence, practices at digital archives and libraries change. In this paper, we focus on a possible alliance between archives and libraries around training activities in data curation. We introduce a so-called \emph{FrontOffice--BackOffice model} and discuss experiences of its implementation in the Netherlands. In this model, an efficient division of tasks relies on a distributed infrastructure in which research institutions (i.e., universities) use centralized storage and data curation services provided by national research data archives. The training activities are aimed at information professionals working at those research institutions, for instance as digital librarians. We describe our experiences with the course \emph{DataIntelligence4Librarians}. Eventually, we reflect about the international dimension of education and training around data curation and stewardship.
Comment: TPDL 2013, accepted for workshop Education in Data Curation, preprint
free text keywords: Data curation, Data management, Training, Data sharing, Data archive, Digital libraries, Education, Science policy, Documentation, Computer Science - Digital Libraries, Computer Science - Computers and Society, Service (systems architecture), Digital library, Data curation, Documentation, Knowledge management, business.industry, business, Dimension (data warehouse), Computer science, Data management, Data sharing, Science policy
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