University of Maryland College of Information Studies Digital Curation Fellows Program at the National Agricultural Library

To advance a new field of study and build the workforce of the future in the field of digital curation and user access for scientific data and literature with an emphasis on agriculture and agricultural informatics. Work collaboratively to advance the iSchool’s newly created specialization in data curation and to offer a service opportunity for its faculty and students through the partnership with a Federal institution with similar programs. This program will provide a mechanism for both students and core faculty in this specialization to design, create, and implement programs and tools to meet information challenges in a real world organizational setting.

Duration
September 2016 - September 2021
Principal Investigator
Total Award Amount
$225,000