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INSC 562 Digital Curation

(3) Explores the lifecycle, value-added management and maintenance of scholarly and scientific digital content. Examines the diverse set of skills to select, execute and administer a range of approaches and procedures across the lifecycle of digital objects, from conceptualization, creation, appraisal and selection, and ingest through preservation, storage, access, use and re-use. Digital curation occurs across a broad array of professional, disciplinary and organizational contexts. Introduces principles and practices to inform digital curation planning and practice for application in a variety of organizational settings, including archives, libraries, museum, data centers, and other cultural heritage and information agencies.