David Minor


David Minor is the Director of the Research Data Curation Program in the UC San Diego Library. In this role he helps define and lead work needed for the contemporary and long-term management of digital resources. His position includes significant interaction with stakeholders on the UC San Diego campus, throughout the UC System, and several international initiatives. His program also includes management of Chronopolis, a national-scale digital preservation network. David received his BA in philosophy from Carleton College and MLS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Networking to Support Data-Intensive Research: A View from the Campus
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    This paper provides an introduction to the special networking needs of data-intensive research programs and some of the approaches that have been developed to address those needs. It is intended for IT leadership and staff who are familiar with enterprise networking.

  • Research Data Curation: A Framework for an Institution-Wide Services Approach
    • Briefs, Case Studies, Papers, Reports

    Universities and colleges should consider an institution-wide approach to developing services for managing and curating research data. This paper identifies service areas and includes a framework for institutions to document current research data curation services and responsibilities.

  • The Case for Building a Digital Preservation Network
    • Article

    Step 1. DPN Members will work directly with an individual DPN node to negotiate contracts, determine service levels, and deposit materials into DPN via the First Node. Service levels and contracts will reflect standard DPN services; they may also reflect the First Nodes unique offerings in terms of access (remember, DPN is a dark archive that links together and makes preservation copies of the material in the access-orie ...