Confocal Microscopy Data Curation Primer

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Confocal Microscopy Data Curation Primer

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The purpose of this primer is to guide a data curator through the curation process for confocal images. It describes the image specifics, as well as what details and metadata from the instrumentation and experiment is needed to understand the images and use them for further research or educational purposes.



This work was created as part of the Data Curation Network “Specialized Data Curation” Workshop #2 held at Johns Hopkins University April 17-18, 2019.

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Institute of Museum and Library Services RE-85-18-0040-18.

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Ivey, Susan; Koshoffer, Amy; Sneff, Gretchen; Wang, Huajin. (2020). Confocal Microscopy Data Curation Primer. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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