Data Stewardship


Data stewardship are the processes involved with acquiring, storing, using data, as well as the data’s security and quality. While data stewardship may be the overarching principles, data governance are the practical applications and how these principles are carried out.

Further Resources

Downs RR, Duerr R, Hills DJ, & Ramapriyan HK. (2015). Data Stewardship in the Earth Sciences(link is external). D-Lib Magazine, 21(7/8).

Dyke KR, Mattke R, Kne L, & Rounds S. (2016). Placing Data in the Land of 10,000 Lakes: Navigating the History and Future of Geospatial Data Production, Stewardship, and Archiving in Minnesota(link is external). Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, 12(1), 52–72.

Holmes JH, Elliott TE, Brown JS, Raebel MA, Davidson A, Nelson AF, … Steiner JF. (2014). Clinical research data warehouse governance for distributed research networks in the USA: a systematic review of the literature(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(4), 730–736.

Hripcsak G, Bloomrosen M, Brennan PF, Chute CG, Cimino J, Detmer DE, … Wilcox AB. (2014). Health data use, stewardship, and governance: ongoing gaps and challenges: a report from AMIA’s 2012 Health Policy Meeting(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(2), 204–211.

Morris S. (2013). Issues in the Appraisal and Selection of Geospatial Data(link is external). Washington, D.C.

Papineau D, & Lazorchak B. (2014). Geospatial Data Stewardship: Key Online Resources(link is external). Washington, DC.

Rosenbaum S. (2010). Data Governance and Stewardship: Designing Data Stewardship Entities and Advancing Data Access(link is external). Health Services Research, 45(5 Pt 2):1442-1455.

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