Project updates

D-Lib magazine article!

posted Jul 15, 2013, 12:31 PM by huda khan

Our article entitled "Using Data Curation Profiles to Design the Datastar Dataset Registry" in D-Lib magazine is now available at

Datastar poster and 24 x 7 presentation at Open Repositories 2013

posted Jul 8, 2013, 12:18 PM by huda khan   [ updated Jul 8, 2013, 12:19 PM ]

Dean Krafft will be presenting a 24 x 7 session entitled "Datastar - a semantic registry for research datasets" at the Open Repositories 2013 conference.
Sarah J. Wright will be presenting a poster entitled "Giving them what they want: Using Data Curation Profiles to guide Datastar development"  at the conference.

Datastar Poster at 2012 LITA National Forum

posted Mar 7, 2013, 7:04 AM by huda khan

In keeping with the theme of the Forum, "New World of Data: Discover, Connect, Remix," Datastar project librarians presented a poster on "Using the Data Curation Profiles Toolkit to Inform the Development of a Research Data Registry" at the 2012 National Forum of the Library Information Technology Association. 

Digital Curation Profiles and Symposium

posted Mar 7, 2013, 6:57 AM by huda khan

Dianne Dietrich participated on an invited panel on "broader perspectives" at the Digital Curation Profiles Symposium at Purdue University, September 2012.

The completed data curation profiles from the Datastar project at Cornell are available on the Digital Curation Profiles website at

Data Curation Profiles Collection Completed!

posted Apr 10, 2012, 10:46 AM by huda khan

The Cornell and Washington University teams have finished interviewing faculty and researchers as part of the Data Curation Profile analysis and have compiled and reviewed the results.  The result is a total of 8 Data Curation Profiles covering a wide variety of disciplines including both the sciences and humanities.   The Cornell team headed by Gail Steinhart consisted of the interviewers Gail Steinhart, Kathy Chiang, Keith Jenkins, Dianne Dietrich, and Kornelia Tancheva.   The Washington University team headed by Leslie McIntosh consisted of the interviewers Leslie McIntosh and C. Hudson. 

DataStaR presents at VIVO Community Day

posted Mar 20, 2012, 10:48 AM by huda khan

On February 6th 2012, we made a presentation about DataStaR at the VIVO Community Day held in Melbourne, Australia. VIVO Community Day was hosted by the University of Melbourne and sponsored by Symplectic and the Australian National Data Service.

The DataStaR presentation is available here:

DataStaR receives IMLS Grant

posted Mar 19, 2012, 10:31 AM by huda khan   [ updated Mar 20, 2012, 10:22 AM ]

The DataStaR project received the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant for Libraries 2011 in the "Advancing Digtal Resources" category.  Additional details can be found here  on the IMLS page announcing National Leadership Grant awardees .  Furthermore, the DataStaR proposal is currently listed as a sample proposal on the IMLS website.

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