Review of the State of the Art of the Digital Curation of Research Data

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    Abstract

    The digital curation of research data is best understood in the context of the data lifecycle, and specifically in the context of data repositories. Disciplinary data centres have established requirements for deposited data, and these requirements are increasingly reflected in requirements and guidance issued by research funding bodies. The digital curation community is active in helping researchers and institutions meet these requirements, producing not only further guidance but a suite of useful standards, technologies and tools. Collectively, these provide a wealth of resources on which the ERIM Project may draw.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBath
    PublisherUniversity of Bath
    Number of pages56
    Publication statusUnpublished - 4 May 2010

    Publication series

    NameERIM Project Document
    No.ERIM Project Document erim1rep091103ab11

    Bibliographical note

    ID number: ERIM Project Document erim1rep091103ab11

    Keywords

    • data deposit
    • data lifecycles
    • preservation metadata
    • cost-benefit analysis
    • Open Archival Information Systems
    • institutional repositories
    • research proposals
    • data centres

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