Culture: Identifying what is valuable

Citationsort descending Purpose Method Study Type
Digital Curation Centre (2014).  Five steps to decide what data to keep: a checklist for appraising research data v.1. A guide written by the DCC Metrics, Targeted
Gutmann, M., Schürer K.., Donakowski D., & Beedham H. (2004).  The Selection, Appraisal, and Retention of Digital Social Science Data. Data Science Journal. 3, 209 - 221. Metrics, Targeted
Harvey, R. (2008).  Appraisal and Selection. Briefing Papers: Introduction to Curation. Describes selection and appraisal criteria for scientific data and records Metrics, Targeted
Turner, V., Reinsel D., Gantz J. F., & Minton S. (2014).  The Digital Universe of Opportunities: Rich Data and the Increasing Value of the Internet of Things. Investigated size and rate of expansion of the digital universe worldwide in 2013; investigated business opportunities to use data in new ways and extract value from the digital universe Analyzed 60 streams of data comprising the digital universe (11 streams were added to the 49 in the 2007 study); analyzed ways in particular that the Internet of Things is creating business opportunities; developed 5 criteria to identify “target rich” or valuable data in the digital universe; identified information technology prerequisites to being able to take advantage of the value of data; identified business steps enterprises must take to leverage data value Measurement, Metrics, Targeted
Beagrie, N., & Houghton J. (2012).  Economic Impact Evaluation of the Economic and Social Data Service. Sought to (i) evaluate the economic benefits and impact of ESDS; and (ii) contribute to the further development of impact evaluation methods that can provide ESRC with robust estimates of the economic benefits of its data service infrastructure investments Conducted (i) desk-based analysis of existing evaluation literature and reports, looking at both methods and findings; (ii) existing data from KRDS and other studies; (iii) existing management and internal data collected by ESRC and ESDS such as user statistics, internal reports, and the ESDS Mid-Term Review; and (iv) original data collection in the form of semi-structured interviews, case studies, and an online survey of ESDS users and depositors Measurement, Metrics, Targeted
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