IS 531 Foundations of Data Curation
Data curation is the active and on-going management of data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education; curation activities and policies enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain data quality and add value, and provide for re-use over time. This course provides an overview of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the emerging field, examining issues related to appraisal and selection, long-lived data collections, research lifecycles, workflows, metadata, and legal and intellectual property issues.
Understand trends, principles, and practices in the emerging field of data curation.
Examine data practices and curation requirements across disciplines and sectors.
Build foundational knowledge of social and technical dimensions of developing and providing data