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Call to join community-driven instructional cohorts for specialized data types

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    Wanda Marsolek

    Hello RDA community,
    [Please excuse cross-postings]
    As part of the IMLS grant “Developing Specialized Data Curation Training to
    Address Needed Expertise in Focused Areas“ (RE-252343-OLS-22
    ), the Data Curation
    Network and partners are excited to work on a project to extend the current
    DCN curriculum ! We are
    currently recruiting team members to join instructional cohorts to develop
    data curation training materials for four specialized data types:


    Geospatial data

    Scientific images

    Simulation data
    These cohorts will have the opportunity to develop new educational
    materials and participate in a knowledge network to build curation capacity
    within the library and archives profession. Read more about the project
    approach on this recent blog post
    As part of the project, cohort members will:

    Attend a 1.5 day planning and cohort building meeting in Washington DC
    on January 25-26, 2023 (travel funds provided)

    Participate in a knowledge network made up of the four cohorts in Spring
    and Summer 2023 and develop new curriculum materials for a selected data
    type with a group of their peers (estimated time commitment 5 hours per

    Provide instructional support and participate in a 2 day pilot workshop
    in October 2023 (travel funds provided)

    Publicly disseminate relevant curriculum materials for broader reuse and
    as a citable contribution to the field

    Receive a $750 instructor stipend

    *Please note that currently international applications are not being
    accepted due to funding limitations*
    If you are interested in applying, please complete this brief statement of
    interest form by November 4, 2022.
    Acceptance for cohort members will be announced by the end of November. If
    you have any questions, please contact ***@***.***.
    On behalf of the project team:
    Sophia Lafferty-Hess
    Cynthia Hudson-Vitale
    Mikala Narlock
    Jennifer Moore
    Seth Erickson
    Neggin Keshavarzian
    Wanda Marsolek
    Mx Wanda Marsolek, MLIS
    Pronouns : they/them/theirs
    Engineering Liaison and Data Curation Librarian
    University of Minnesota Libraries
    Walter Library 335A
    *The University of Minnesota is located on stolen
    lands of
    the **Dakhóta people. *

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