Reminder: Charleston Seminars: Introduction to Data Curation

Gilson, Thomas V GilsonT at COFC.EDU
Mon Aug 18 15:49:55 EDT 2014

Charleston Seminars: Introduction to Data Curation

Join us for the inaugural event of the Charleston Seminar series taught by faculty from UNC Chapel Hill School of Information & Library Science.  Register now at<>.

When: Monday, November 3 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) and Tuesday, November 4 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Where: Francis Marion Hotel (387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403)

Abstract:  Libraries and archives are increasingly responsible for curation of digital data. This includes not only acquiring and managing data but curation within the context of libraries and archives. It will be an interactive event, include a combination of lecture, discussion and  also engagement with data creators and facilitating new forms of research through data use. This workshop will provide participants with an introduction to the primary opportunities, challenges, principles and strategies for addressing data practical exercises.
There are two registration options: Certificate Program, and Non-Certificate Program. Participants who wish to engage in a specific project of interest can work with an instructor to do so. These participants will receive a certificate of accomplishment from the School of Information and Library Science UNC-Chapel Hill and the Charleston Conference following the completion of their project work and approval from the supervising faculty.

Jonathan Crabtree - Assistant Director for Archives and Information Technology, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, UNC Chapel Hill
Christopher (Cal) Lee - Associate Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

For more information, visit<> or contact Leah Hinds at leah at<mailto:leah at>.

Please excuse the cross-posting

Tom Gilson
Associate Editor, Against the Grain
Head of Reference, Emeritus
Addlestone Library
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC 29401


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