This presentation gives an overview of how data profiles can be created by using Purdue University's Data Curation Profiles Toolkit. The presentation touches on what a data curation profile is, how it is developed, the purpose and use for it, and the different components of the Toolkit. It also gives an overview on the User Guide, the Interviewer's Manual, the Interview Worksheet, and the Data Curation Profile Template. Lastly it shows how data curation profiles can be uploaded on the Data Curation Profiles Directory.
Presentation delivered at the NeDICC Workshop on 'The role of the information professional in relation to Research Data Management', CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa, 22 June 2016