The evolution of research data: strategies for curation and data management

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Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to report on the presentations and discussions from The Evolution of Data conference.

Design/methodology/approach – Conference report.

Findings – Review of presentations about research data projects and initiatives that address issues throughout the data lifecycle.

Originality/value – The conference report captures a unique discussion among various different professionals and organizations around current efforts and needs for research data infrastructure and support. This one-time conference presents a current snapshot of the field.