Digital Curation: Spring 2014

Instructor:

Dorothea Salo

School:

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Semester:

Spring 2014

Description:

  • Assess, plan for, manage, and execute a small-scale data-management or digital-archiving project.
  • Assess digital data for preservability; make yes-or-no accessioning decisions.
  • Understand (and where relevant, apply) technological, economic, and social models of digital preservation and sustainability.
  • Understand forms, formats, and lifecycles of digital data across a wide breadth of contexts.
  • Evaluate software and hardware tools relevant across the data lifecycle.
  • Construct a current-awareness strategy; assimilate substantial amounts of relevant writing.
  • Self-sufficiently acquire technical knowledge.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://files.dsalo.info/668syll2014.pdf