Posts tagged with documentation in Blog Bits and Pieces

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An iron-on patch and a tan baseball hat on a wood picnic table surface, both with an embroidered design featuring a large ear of corn and the words Urbana Champaign Illinois
  • Scott David Witmer
The 2023 iPres conference at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana brought an international community of digital archivists to the Midwest for a week of sessions that explored a range of digital preservation challenges.
Picture of Dr. Amir Salaree, a man wearing black glasses and smiling at the camera.
  • Joanna Thielen
In this interview, Dr. Amir Salaree (Research Fellow at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) describes his research and why he decided to share his data set entitled "Supporting Data for Solving a Seismic Mystery with a Diver's Camera" in Deep Blue Data.
Hispanic male in a purple shirt admiring a green snake wrapped around his arm.
  • Peter Cerda
This post highlights one of the new members to the DBRRDS team! Peter Cerda is Data Curation Specialist for Workflows and Big Data.
Photo of Daniel Alexander, a white man wearing a blue polo and black backpack. He has brown hair and a brown bread.
  • Joanna Thielen
This post highlights one of the new members to the DBRRDS team! Daniel Alexander is Data Curation and Research Reproducibility Specialist. He'll be working jointly with MIDAS and the DBRRDS team.
Computerized tomography (CT) scan of the right tusk of an African elephant
  • Joanna Thielen
In this interview, Dr. Adam Rountrey is the Research Museum Collection Manager (Vertebrates/Plants) and 3D Specialist at the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology (UMMP) describes his research on hormone levels in woolly mammoth and African elephants tusks. Several CT scans of these specimens are available in Deep Blue Data.
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  • Jake Carlson
Documenting your data is kind of like eating your spinach. You know that you need to do it to keep your data healthy, but it’s not something that you look forward to. Good documentation takes an investment of time and energy. It can feel like grunt work, or that it is slowing you down when you really want to keep making progress on your research.