Resources for Scholars and Citizen Scientists

Conservation Science Data and Tools
  From the site: WWF constantly looks for new opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our conservation work. Sharing that newfound knowledge with scientists across the globe is critical to protecting critical species and places. We share our data with others for valid scientific, conservation and educational purposes. We request that it is properly cited when used and that any modification of the original data by users should be noted.

DataONE (Data Observation Network for Earth)
   From the site: Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE) is the foundation of new innovative environmental science through a distributed framework and sustainable cyberinfrastructure that meets the needs of science and society for open, persistent, robust, and secure access to well-described and easily discovered Earth observational data.

Digital Curation Bibliographies:
Supplement to Digital Curation Biblography:

Research Data Curation Bibliography: Version 2 (2013) – Includes over articles and technical reports that can be used in working in the area of digital curation of research data in academic and research institutions.

Digital Curation Centre - The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) is a world-leading centre of expertise in digital information curation with a focus on building capacity, capability and skills for research data management across the UK's higher education research community.

Digital Curation Resource Guide

Helena Karatski, Baker, Karen S., Halkola, Eija. "Enriching the Notion of Data Curation in E-Science: Data Managing and Information
     Infrastructuring in the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network." In, Computer Supported Cooperative Work no. 15 (2006):
     321-58. doi:10.1007/s10606-006-9023-2,

Earth System Science Data: The Data Publishing Journal
   From the site: Earth System Science Data (ESSD) is an international, interdisciplinary journal for the publication of articles on original research data(sets), furthering the reuse of high (reference) quality data of benefit to Earth System Sciences. The editors encourage submissions on original data or data collections which are of sufficient quality and potential impact to contribute to these aims.

Earth System Science Data: Online LibraryLife Sciences Data Archive
   From the site: A work in progress that provides information and data from space flight experiments funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

From Wikipedia:
    Data Curation
    Scientific data archiving