Selected Internet Resources on Digital Research Data Curation.


  • Brian Westra
  • Marisa Ramirez
  • Susan Wells Parham
  • Jeanine Marie Scaramozzino



This article focuses on curation of digital research data and development of related infrastructure. It explains that data-intensive computational approaches to science is playing an increasingly important role in scholarly research. However the sheer volume of digital data produced in the sciences is staggering, posing a daunting challenge to researchers and to publishers alike. It notes on the move by institutions to colloborate and make cross-section partnerships.


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How to Cite

Westra, B., Ramirez, M., Parham, S. W., & Scaramozzino, J. M. (2010). Selected Internet Resources on Digital Research Data Curation. Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, (63).



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