Talk on "Data Curation: Education and Current Research"

Monday, July 26 @ 1pm in ROWE 4025


The new Social Media Lab headed by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd at the School of
Information Management, Faculty of Management at Dalhousie University is
pleased to announce a talk by Dr. Melissa Cragin entitled: Data Curation:
Education and Current Research. The talk will be held next Monday (July 26,
2010) at 1pm in the ROWE Management Building, rm. 4025.  You can sign up for
this free event, which includes a great speaker, discussions on an important
emerging field in Information Management, a light lunch and a great
networking opportunity, by emailing to Philip Mai ([log in to unmask]) by
Friday, July 23, 2010.



Melissa Cragin is a Research Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of
Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign. She conducts research in the area of scholarly and
scientific communication, focused on scientific data practices and the
emerging field of data curation. As an investigator at the Center for
Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS), she is part of the
Data Practices team of the NSF-funded Data Conservancy, and the PI for the
IMLS-funded Data Curation Education Program (DCEP). Dr. Cragin has a MLIS
from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, where her dissertation work investigated the functions of
shared data collections in neuroscience.