Research Data Curation and Management Bibliography

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The Research Data Curation and Management Bibliography includes over 800 selected English-language articles and books that are useful in understanding the curation of digital research data in academic and other research institutions. It is available as an open access 250-page PDF file (http://www.digital-scholarship.org/rdcmb/rdcmb.pdf) and an open access website (http://www.digital-scholarship.org/rdcmb/rdcmb-web.htm). The website includes the Google translate function. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

The Research Data Curation and Management Bibliography covers topics such as research data creation, acquisition, metadata, provenance, repositories, management, policies, support services, funding agency requirements, open access, peer review, publication, citation, sharing, reuse, and preservation. It is highly selective in its coverage. The bibliography does not cover conference proceedings, digital media works (such as MP3 files), editorials, e-mail messages, interviews, letters to the editor, presentation slides or transcripts, technical reports. unpublished e-prints, or weblog postings.

Most sources have been published from January 2009 through December 2019; however, a limited number of earlier key sources are also included. The bibliography has links to included works. Abstracts are included in this bibliography if a work is under a Creative Commons Attribution License (BY and national/international variations), a Creative Commons public domain dedication (CC0), or a Creative Commons Public Domain Mark.