Preserving Humanities Data

Date and Time
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter: Matt Chandler
Location: Online
Library: Firestone Library

This workshop will outline the key considerations for data preservation that a researcher needs to hold in mind from the outset. It will recapitulate the relevant lessons learned from the prior workshops on finding, structuring, and cleaning humanities data and weave them together to guide the decision making process for stewarding and sharing data. Critically, this session will emphasize the importance of rich documentation and provide some practical guidance for preparing what is expected by curators of research data repositories. We will also discuss the potential audiences for whom humanities data are preserved–including “future you”–and pathways for reaching those audiences efficiently and ethically.

This is the fifth in the Humanities Data Workshop Series, and all are welcome to register, whether or not they attended the prior sessions or plan to attend the rest of the series.