Here is a simple one page description of what is meant by digital curation from the British Digital Curation Center.
Advisory documents from Pitt which outline faculty responsibilities include:
University of Pittsburgh Guidelines on Research Data Management, Mark A. Nordenberg, November 25, 2009
Guidelines for Responsible Conduct of Research Office of Research Integrity, University of Pittsburgh, March 2011
Health Sciences Library System - Data Management
University Library System - Data Management
Reports that provide a lengthy discussion of the issues: Science as an open enterprise, Royal Society, 2012 is a 100 page report and Harnessing the Power of Digital Data for Science and Society (2009), is a 60 page Report of the Interagency Working Group on Digital Data to the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council
Office of Science and Technology Policy, February 22, 2013
Sharing detailed research data is associated with increased citation rate, Piwowar HA, Day RS, Fridsma DB, March 21, 2007
The below links are related to the October 23, 2014 Senate Plenary
Keynote Speaker Liz Lyon, Visiting Professor, School of Information Sciences - "Gearing up for Data? Institutional Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities"
The plenary is available to view via mediasite, to access http://mediasite.cidde.pitt.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=6aa44662fcff4345a10da8ea4c20abe1
The username and password for mediasite are available on the Senate Portal page, please click on the below link