Measuring and Improving the Efficacy of Curation Activities in Data Archives

Summary: “Measuring and Improving the Efficacy of Curation Activities in Data Archives” is a three year (Fall 2019-Summer 2022) National Digital Infrastructures and Initiatives project led by investigators at the University of Michigan School of Information in partnership with the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.

The goal of this project is to understand how curatorial actions impact the use of digital collections. This project will assess stakeholders needs, priorities, and values for data reuse and create curatorial metrics for measuring the impact of curation activities.

Start date: 9/1/2019
End date: 8/31/2022

Grants

IMLS grant (#LG-37-19-0134-19) - $480,637

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