Some Friendly Advice for Data Curators
From Dorothea Salo at the Digital Humanities Winter Institute Data Curation Seminar ... shamelessly quoted by a student (Ed Summers).
- Pick Software Last
- Don't Chase the Shiny
- Know Where the Exits Are (especially in the Cloud)
- Keep Your Options Open
- How Can You Make Your Problem Someone Else's Problem?
- Ask About Changes, Additions, Deletions
- Biggest Danger To Digital Preservation is Apathy