If curating research data is a good idea, then curating the software that researchers use to process it is a good idea too. Clearly, even "pure" statistical analysis is a great deal more fragile than we had hoped.
Harriett Green is the english and digital humanities librarian and an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on use and users of digital humanities resources, digital pedagogy, and humanities data curation. Her research has been supported by grants awarded from the Institute for Museum and Library Services and National Endowment for the Humanities.