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Establishing Data Stewardship Models
December 18, 2015

In the current world of enterprise-wide systems, business intelligence, and metrics, administrative data are increasingly recognized as an institutional asset that need to be managed ca…

Data-Intensive Science and Campus IT
September 28, 2015

Montana State University developed the Research Data Census to engage local research communities in dialogue about their data: size, sharing resources and behaviors, and interest in services. The…

Know Thy Students: Providing Aggregate Student Data to Instructors
March 30, 2015

Key Takeaways Learner-centered approaches to higher education require that instructors have insight into their students' characteristics , but instructors often prepare the…

Big Data in the Campus Landscape
September 12, 2014

This series is a publication of the ECAR Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for openi…

Campus Visualization Partnership: A Model for Academic Transformation
October 13, 2014

Key Takeaways To harness visualization's increasing utility in new disciplines and departments, the University of Maryland launched a Campus Visualization Partnership betw…

Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition
August 14, 2014

The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition identifies “Increasing Focus on Research Data Management for Publications” and “Prioritization of Mobile Content and Delivery” as fast…

Questions of Data Ownership on Campus
August 25, 2014

Valid arguments exist for students to control data about themselves, and similarly plausible arguments suggest that the institution can claim ownership. This article explores both perspectives…

Research Data Storage: A Framework for Success
July 15, 2014

The ECAR Data Management Working Group (ECAR-DM) has created a framework for research data storage as an aid for higher education institutions establishing and evaluating their institution’s …

Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study
July 28, 2014

Key Takeaways The Ohio State University Libraries created an organizational policy for digital preservation , shared here to address the policy development process and its impor…

The University Library as Incubator for Digital Scholarship
June 30, 2014

By leveraging technology, we can open new doors to scholarly inquiry for ourselves and our students. Through new collaborations, we can create exciting shared spaces, both virtual and physical…