Because data projects often involve many stakeholders, it is helpful to include among the curation files documentation of events that happened as part of the founding of the project, including laws, policies, and procedures.
- [Narrator] In this video, I'm going to talk about … what I call Founding Documents that you will want to include … in your data curation. … Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, … "What am I doing?" … And whatever you are doing, why are you doing it? … I don't mean in general, … I mean with respect to the data project you are working on. … I worked a lot at the government, … so I found myself working on public projects. … Public health databases, environmental databases, … databases that hold economic data, those kind of things. … If you are working on a private project, … like a database at a bank or insurance, … the database was probably the result of an upgrade … sometime in the past. … Or maybe it was the result of a merger between databases … because there was some sort of merging … of businesses in the past. … Whatever data project you are working on, … private or public, it got started somehow. … Maybe you are just working on a small study, … doing a market research survey with a few hundred people. …
- How curation files function as part of data management
- Back-end curation
- Front-end curation
- Steps for dashboard design
- Designing surveys
- Creating warehouse, analytic, and application flow diagrams
- Text-based curation files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Data Curation
2. Back-End Curation
3. Front-End Curation
4. Special Curation for Surveys
5. Flow Diagrams
6. Text-Based Curation Files
7. Application in the Field
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