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.