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Data Curation Network Primers  [14]

Persistent link to this collection: http://hdl.handle.net/11299/202810

Archived primers from the 2018-2020 Specialized Data Curation Workshops presented by the Data Curation Network and funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS RE-85-18-0040-18). Data curation primers are interactive, living documents that detail a specific subject, disciplinary area or curation task and that can be used as a reference to curate research data.

Interactive primers available for download and derivatives at: https://github.com/DataCurationNetwork/data-primers


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STL Data Curation Primer

Blackwood, Elizabeth; Joubert, Doug; Sobczak, James (Data Curation Network, 2020-01-17)
An STL file stores information about 3D models. It is commonly used for printing 3D objects. The STL format approximates 3D surfaces of a solid model with oriented triangles (facets) of different size and shape (aspect ...

Atlas.ti Data Curation Primer

Corral, Margarita (Data Curation Network, 2020-01-03)
Altas.ti is a software application that allows researchers to analyze qualitative data in a systematic and transparent way, increasing the validity of results (Friese 2019). ATLAS.ti handles different types of data that ...

PDF Data Curation Primer

Ossom-Williamson, Peace; Contaxis, Nicole; Lam, Margaret; Kriesberg, Adam (Data Curation Network, 2020-01-03)
The purpose of this primer is to guide a data curator through the curation process for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. As a highly-used document publication format, PDF documents represent considerable bodies of ...

R Data Curation Primer

Kellam, Lynda; Koziar, Katherine; Pejša, Stanislav (Data Curation Network, 2020-01-03)
The purpose of this primer is to guide a data curator through the curation process for text files with a “.R” extension that contain code for executing programs in the R language.

GeoJSON Data Curation Primer

Dixson, Nadia; Milliken, Genevieve; Mukunda, Keshav; Murray, Reina; Starry, Rachel (Data Curation Network, 2020-01-03)
GeoJSON is a geospatial data interchange format for encoding vector geographical data structures, such as point, line, and polygon geometries, as well as their non-spatial attributes. The purpose of this primer is to guide ...

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