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Slides and Recording (link corrected) of DIG Webinar Available: Social Science Data Management and Curation

Dear Data Interest Group Colleagues,


Thank you for your participation. The slides and recording of the webinar are available now.



**Please note that the webinar participation/registration link has been updated. If you were not able to register before because the registration was full at the time, now the webinar is open again with the new participation/registration link, and please feel free to attend. You do not need to re-register if you have already registered.**


I am very happy to announce our webinar on January 13th, 2014. We invited experienced data archivists from ICPSR to present about resources and tools that are good for social science data management and resources. 


Webinar on Social Science Data Management and Curation

Date: January 13, 2014

Time: 2:00-3:30pm Central



Jared Lyle, Director of Curation Services, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

Jared Lyle directs the Curation Services Unit, which is responsible for MetadataBibliography of Data-Related Literature, and Digital Preservation. His work includes developing and maintaininga comprehensive approach to data management and digital preservation policy at ICPSR.

Amy Pienta, Director of Data Acquisitions, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).

Amy Mehraban Pienta is Acquisitions Director at ICPSR. She is also a research affiliate of the University of Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging and the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. At ICPSR, she oversees new data acquisitions. Major responsibilities include identifying new data collections in the social sciences, negotiating with potential data depositors, strategic planning for new data acquisitions, and developing appraisal standards for data.

Description: The speakers will discuss resources and tools for social science data management and curation, including data management planning, preparing data for sharing and preservation, and supporting access. They will highlight examples from ICPSR.

Webinar Participation/Registration Link: 


Before you enter the meeting on Jan 13th 2014, you will need to register by entering your email address and name; or you can pre-register for the meeting with the link now and login on the day of the meeting.

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