Towards a cross-disciplinary notion of data level in data curation

Authors

  • Allen H. Renear,

    1. Center for Informatics Research In Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E. Daniel Street, MC-493, Champaign, IL 61820-6211, USA
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  • Molly Dolan,

    1. Center for Informatics Research In Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E. Daniel Street, MC-493, Champaign, IL 61820-6211, USA
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  • Kevin Trainor,

    1. Center for Informatics Research In Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E. Daniel Street, MC-493, Champaign, IL 61820-6211, USA
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  • Melissa H. Cragin

    1. Center for Informatics Research In Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 501 E. Daniel Street, MC-493, Champaign, IL, 61820-6211 USA
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Abstract

Originally focused on scientific data, the data curation community is now taking up the curation problems of humanities data as well. Sharing concepts and terminology across these domains should be valuable for both the practice of data curation, and the education of data curation professionals. To convene a discussion of the possibilities we outline an exercise mapping NASA's well-known four “data levels” to practices and concepts in traditional textual criticism.

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