Archiving The Artist: An Introduction To Digital Curation

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

Learning outcomes:
-Identify the advantages and challenges of digitizing art archives
-Recognize the basic principle of digitization and digital curation
- Compare and evaluate digitized collections in the visual arts
-Apply the knowledge acquired in this session to begin to develop your own digital collection

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Amy Robinson
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data archiving
Data curation
Data management
Data preservation
Digitization of data
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Arts and Humanities
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Visual Arts Data Skills for Researchers (VADS4R)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data manager
Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Mid-career research scientist
Research scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour