Digital Humanities Data Curation – Boston

DH

Schedule

Workshops provide a strong introductory grounding in data curation concepts and practices, focusing on the special issues and challenges of data curation in the digital humanities.

http://www.dhcuration.org/institute/schedule/#neu


Workshop #3 — Boston, MA

All workshop sessions will be held in Snell Library, Room 421.

Day One

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

9:30 am – 9:45 Welcome
9:45 – 10:30 Introduction to Humanities Data Curation: Conceptual Frameworks
10:30 – 11:00 Participant Introductions
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 am – 12:30 pm Mapping the Landscape — What Does Data Curation Encompass?
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 3:15 Risk management and auditing
3:15 – 4:00 Peer Reviewing Data Management Plans
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Customizing and Improving Plans for Data
5:30 – 7:00 pm Software Install-a-thon & Social Hour

Day Two

Thursday, May 1, 2014

9:00 – 10:15 Significant Properties
Curating Data from New York Public Library’s “What’s On the Menu” Project
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Data Curation Case Study
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 2:30 Case study debrief
2:30 – 3:45 Introduction to Repositories for the Arts & Humanities
3:45 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 6:00 Hands-on exercise with repository systems & Open Refine
7:15 pm No-host dinner at a local restaurant

Day Three

Friday, May 2, 2014

9:00 am – 9:30 Nature of Digital Objects
9:30 – 10:15 Hands-on exercise: Digital Object Anatomy
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:45 Metadata & Linked Data
11:45 am – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 Collections as Curation Tools
2:00 – 3:15 Data & the Law
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30 Strategies for Action: Sharing What’s Working
4:30 – 5:00 pm Wrap-up