(Apr 2009) Comparing Curricula for Digital Library and Digital Curation Education

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Event: Comparing Curricula for Digital Library and Digital Curation Education panel at DigCCurr2009: Digital Curation: Practice, Promise, and Prospects, Chapel Hill, NC, April 4, 2009. With Barbara Wildemuth and Jeffrey Pomerantz.

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(Apr 2009) Comparing Curricula for Digital Library and Digital Curation Education

  1. 1. Comparing Curricula for Digital Library and Digital Curation Education Ed iJeffrey Pomerantz, Sanghee Oh, Carolyn Hank, Helen Tibbo,Barbara M. Wildemuth, M Wildemuth & Cal LeeSeungwon Yang, & Edward A. Fox Digital CurationDigital Library Curriculum Project Curriculum ProjectUNC-CH & Virginia Tech UNC-CH
  2. 2. Two projects: alike yet different• Scope – DL project describes a curriculum p j – DC project describes a lifecycle• Emphasis – DL project bl d people/information/technology j blends l /i f i / h l – DC project focuses on information objects• Context – DL project is multi-disciplinary and multi-institution – DC project develops an emerging discipline• Ed ti Educational goal l l – Educating digital librarians – Educating digital curators Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  3. 3. Curriculum Framework, 1 Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  4. 4. Curriculum Framework, 2 Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  5. 5. Matrix of Digital Curation Knowledge & Competencies1) Mandates Values and Principles Mandates,2) Functions and Skills3) Professional, Disciplinary or f i l i i li Institutional/Organizational Context4) Type of Resource5) Prerequisite Knowledge ) q g6) Transition Point in Information Continuum Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  6. 6. Case 1: Preservation 1, Mandates, Values and Principles8 Preservation 1.2, 1 2 Core digital curation 8a, Preservation principles and values Issues of preserving meaningful i f i f l information ti Nature of digital objects Layers and abstraction Technology obsolescence 2, Functions and Skill Approaches to p pp preservingg layers of meaning Measures for promoting 2.12, Preservation planning interoperability and implementation Representation information and format registries Spectrum of technical digital preservation strategies Significant properties Persistent identifiers Cost-benefit analysis of preservation approaches Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  7. 7. Case 1: Preservation 1.2, Core digital curation8 Preservation principles and values Abstraction Accountability 8a, Preservation Abstraction Accountability Issues of preserving Adaptability and robustness meaningful information Authenticity A th ti it Nature of digital objects Automating and informating of tasks Layers and abstraction Collection Technology obsolescence Context Approaches to preserving Continuum and lifecycle orientations y layers of meaning l f i Critical inquiry Measures for promoting Diversity interoperability Evidence Representation information Long Term and format registries g Openness and interoperability Spectrum of technical digital Provenance and chain of custody preservation strategies Scale and Scalability Significant properties Significant Properties Persistent identifiers Stakeholders Cost-benefit Cost benefit analysis of Trust preservation approaches Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  8. 8. Case 1: Preservation 2.12, Preservation planning8 Preservation and implementation Develop packaging designs & 8a, Preservation migration plans Develop preservation strategies & Issues of preserving standards meaningful information Monitor designated community Nature of digital objects Monitor technology Layers and abstraction Technology obsolescence Approaches to preserving layers of meaning l f i Measures for promoting interoperability Representation information and format registries g Spectrum of technical digital preservation strategies Significant properties Persistent identifiers Cost-benefit Cost benefit analysis of preservation approaches Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  9. 9. Case 2: Selection of Materials Collection 2. Functions and3 Development Skills 3a, Collection 2.3, Selection, appraisal and development / disposition selection policies l ti li i Deselection Module not yet specified Enact selection, appraisal or disposition Evaluation & monitoring of collections Identify needs Identify valuable information resources Make selection, appraisal or disposition decision Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  10. 10. Case 3: Description of Objects p j Info/Knowledge 2. Functions and4 Organization Skills 4b, Metadata 2.8, Description, organization, and intellectual control Metadata Dublin Core Analyze existing descriptive information Namespaces & repositories and determine needs Administrative metadata Assign unique, persistent identifiers Preservation metadata Create and capture descriptive p p Harvesting H i information Educational metadata Create and maintain representation Semantic Web information registry Create and maintain producer profiles 4d, 4d Subject description Create and maintain policy/rule registries Create and maintain tools registry and Subject description tools service Vocabulary control Establish plan and conventions for Thesauri descriptive information Terminologies Subject analysis Visualization Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  11. 11. Case 4: Reference Services 2. Functions and7 Services Skills 7b, Reference services 2.15, Reference and user support services Major themes/tensions in Developing policies for reference references services for DLs services Human-intermediated digital Facilitating access to useful and reference appropriate digital objects Automation Help desk and end user technical Use of DL resources in support responses / Collection Providing associated information to development consumers Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  12. 12. Case 5: Legal issues Management 1. Mandates, Values9 and Evaluation and Principles 9e, Intellectual property 1.3, Legal requirements Copyright Not yet specified Fair use Public domain Digital Millennium Copyright Act Digital rights management/ Copyright protection technologies Digital library intellectual property rights Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  13. 13. An area not covered in DL curriculum f i l framework k• Lifecycle – Dimension 6, Transition Points in Information Continuum • Pre-Creation Design and Planning • Creation • Primary Use Environment (Active Use) • Transfer to Archives • Archives (Preservation Environment) • Transfer Copies or Surrogates to Secondary Use Environment • Secondary Use Environment Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  14. 14. Two areas with little coverage in DC curriculum matrix i l i• User behaviors – Core topic 6, User Behavior/Interactions • 6a, Information needs, relevance • 6b, 6b Online information seeking behavior and search strategy • 6c, Sharing, networking, interchange • 6d, Interaction design • 6e, Information summarization and visualization• Technology/systems – Core topic 5, Architecture • 5a, 5a Architecture overviews • 5b, Application software • 5c, Identifiers, handles, DOI, PURL • 5d, Protocols • 5e, I t 5 Interoperability bilit • 5f, Security Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  15. 15. DCC Curation Lifecycle Model Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  16. 16. DL Curriculum Framework →DCC Curation Lifecycle Model Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  17. 17. DigCCurr Matrix →DCC Curation Lifecycle Model Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  18. 18. Side-by-side mapping toDCC Curation Lifecycle Model i if l d l Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  19. 19. Depth of coverage in mapping to DCC Curation Lifecycle Model i if l d l Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009
  20. 20. Questions?• Digital Curation Curriculum Project (DigCCurr) – Helen Tibbo, Cal Lee, Carolyn Hank at UNC-CH – http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr/ – With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, IMLS Grant Awards # RE-05-06-0044 and #RE-05-08-0060-08• Digital Library Curriculum Project – Barbara M. Wildemuth, Jeff Pomerantz, Sanghee Oh, at UNC-CH M Wildemuth Pomerantz Oh – Edward A. Fox, Seungwon Yang, at Virginia Tech – http://curric.dlib.vt.edu/ – With funding from the National Science Foundation, grants IIS- 0535057 (to Virginia Tech) and IIS-0535060 (to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Digital Curation Curriculum Conference, 2009

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