Michigan State University

Digital Curation

The digital curation unit operates both as a hub-and-spokes service (in which we work at the project level with various internal stakeholders -- see research and initiatives), and as the lead for the libraries digital repository program (see services). 

Aaron Collie, Head of Digital Curation

Team:

  • Thomas Padilla
  • Media Preservation Librarian

About Us:

The Digital Curation Unit advises faculty, staff, and students on data management planning, consults on digital projects, curates analog and digital materials, and develops software to preserve and provide access to digital collections.

The practice of Digital Curation consists of a series of activities and strategies that support the stewardship of digital assets that include but are not limited to library collections, scholarly records, and research data. Producing, acquiring, organizing, maintaining, controlling, preserving, and securing digital assets involves coordination of personnel and operations at the library and across campus.The Digital Curation Unit ensures that the library is prepared to manage and provide access to digital collections of enduring value.  

Contact:

The best way to learn more about digital curation services is to contact collie@msu.edu