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Contents and Front Matter

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About the Authors

Introduction, by Charles Henry

The Problem of Data: Data Management and Curation Practices Among University Researchers, by Lori Jahnke and Andrew Asher
Executive Summary
Researcher Perspectives and Unmet Needs
Research Context and Workflow
Collaboration and Data Sharing
Training, Technical Issues, and Infrastructure
Role of the Library
Findings and Recommendations
Appendix A: Data Overview
Appendix B: Interview Questions
Appendix C: Case Studies

Data Curation Education: A Snapshot, by Spencer D. C. Keralis
Data Curation in the LIS Field
Current Data Curation Certificate Programs
Emerging Data Curation Certificate Programs
Extra-Academic Training Programs
DigCCurr II Professional Institutes
Digital Preservation Outreach and Education
Digital Curation Centre
A Note on Certification
Bibliography and Links

About the Authors

Andrew Asher is digital initiatives coordinator and scholarly communications officer at Bucknell University, where he leads the university’s open access program and conducts research on the information practices of students and faculty. Asher’s most recent projects have examined how “discovery” search tools influence undergraduates’ research processes, and how university researchers manage, utilize, and preserve their research data.

Charles Henry
is president of the Council on Library and Information Resources. He is also a board member of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and of the Center for Research Libraries, and is a member of the Scientific Board of the Open Access Publishing in the European Network (OAPEN) project. In collaboration with NITLE, he is currently publisher of Anvil Academic Publishing, which focuses on new forms of scholarly research and expression.

Lori Jahnke
is currently the anthropology librarian at Emory University. She was previously a CLIR postdoctoral fellow at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. Her primary project was to contribute to the development of the Medical Heritage Library as a multi-institutional collaboration for digitization in the health sciences.  In addition to her work in libraries and digitization, Jahnke is a practicing anthropologist.

Spencer D. C. Keralis is director of the Digital Scholarship Co-Operative (DiSCo) at the University of North Texas (UNT).  His current research focuses on the implications of social media, digital curation, and data management for the future of the humanities. From 2011 to 2012, he was a CLIR postdoctoral fellow with the UNT Libraries.

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