Technology is blossoming in Libraries, Archives and Museums and with it emerges a new workforce with a decidedly more collaborative approach to getting work done. This course examines how new management practices arising out of the software development and technology sector are being adopted in cultural heritage organization such as Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

This month-long course is regularly offered through Library Juice Academy.

Data curation is the active and on-going management of data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education; curation activities and policies enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain data quality and add value, and provide for re-use over time. This course provides an overview of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the emerging field, examining issues related to appraisal and selection, long-lived data collections, research lifecycles, workflows, metadata, and legal and intellectual property issues.

This is a graduate, semester-long course that is regularly offered to students enrolled in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

This course is a graduate, semester long course currently under development for the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois.

Teaching is easily the most rewarding experience I’ve found in my professional life, and, if I can find the time, I’d love to do it more. I have a few ideas for courses (see below), and some stubs for courses with related information — but I’m really not sure of the best format and audience, hence, I’ve parked them here:

  • Data Curation Service Models
  • Agile Workforce Development
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Research Workflows
  • Free and Open Source Software
  • Research Information Management
  • Institutional & Disciplinary Repository Systems
  • Digital Preservation Gap Analysis
  • Cultural Heritage Institutions
  • Digital Scholarship Services
  • Target Audience Segmentation
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Constituent Relationship Management
  • Design Thinking

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