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ERIC Number: EJ867717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
ISSN: ISSN-1092-1206
Electronic Scientific Data & Literature Aggregation: A Review for Librarians
Losoff, Barbara
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, n59 Fall 2009
The advent of large-scale digital repositories, along with the need for sharing useful data world-wide, demands change to the current information structure. The merging of digital scientific data with scholarly literature has the potential to fulfill the Semantic Web design principles. This paper will identify factors leading to integration of databases and journal literature; discuss the visions of the merged format proposed by scientists; and librarians' role in this transformation.
Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries. 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A