Introduction to Humanities Data Curation
What is data curation? How does it relate to humanities research? What are the unique features of humanities data?
—Julia Flanders and Trevor Muñoz
Legal: Policy, Practice, & Law
When planning a project, it is important to consider legal policies and standards like copyright, agreements, and privacy. This chapter includes a checklist of questions to help recognize some of the matters to address when planning a project policy.
Digital Collections and Aggregations
This chapter covers key aspects for development of digital collections that are fit for purpose, function effectively in the networked information environment, and can contribute to the creation of rich, extensive, and diverse aggregations for scholarly use.
—Katrina Fenlon, Jacob Jett, and Carole Palmer
Research Practices: Classics and “Digital Classics”
While the field of classics has long faced the issue of preserving fragile physical artifacts, it now faces the challenges of preserving digital objects created to represent these artifacts as well.
How is information represented in the digital humanities? This chapter covers format information and curatorial requirements for data representations.
—C. M. Sperberg-McQueen & David Dubin
Finding the relevant standards for humanities data curation may be difficult because the number of standards is growing and can be fragmented. This chapter provides an overview of standards organizations, finding relevant standards, measuring compliance, and common issues.