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Exner, Nina – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
Data management is a way for liaison librarians to support faculty research. American liaison librarians face new demands in data management due to expanding public access guidelines. This article gives advice for librarians new to data management, with the specific case of agriculture. For librarians supporting agriculture, the United States…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Information Management, College Faculty, Academic Libraries
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Thoegersen, Jennifer L. – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2018
The ability to interact with and properly manage data in a research setting has become increasingly important in all disciplines. Libraries are attempting to identify their role in providing data management services. However, humanities faculty's conceptions of data and their data management practices are not well-known. This qualitative study…
Descriptors: Humanities, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Data Analysis
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Schmidt, Lawrence; Holles, Joseph – Chemical Engineering Education, 2018
A graduate elective course in Research Data Management (RDM) was developed and taught as a team by a research librarian and a research active faculty member. Coteaching allowed each instructor to contribute knowledge in their specialty areas. The goal of this course was to provide graduate students the RDM knowledge necessary to efficiently and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Information Management, Data, Elective Courses
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Goben, Abigail; Raszewski, Rebecca – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Librarians navigating research data management self-education have an increasing body of literature to choose from, which may become overwhelming. This annotated bibliography reviews: (1) U.S. federal policies; (2) articles; and (3) books to assist librarians who are self-educating on research data management or are seeking background reading…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Information Management, Federal Regulation, Journal Articles
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Yu, Siu Hong – Public Services Quarterly, 2017
The Future Voices in Public Services column is a forum for students in graduate library and information science programs to discuss key issues they see in academic library public services, to envision what they feel librarians in public service have to offer to academia, to relate their visions for the profession, or to describe research that is…
Descriptors: Information Management, Research, Data, Academic Libraries
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Reisner, Barbara A.; Vaughan, K. T. L.; Shorish, Yasmeen L. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
In the age of "big data" science, data management is becoming a key information literacy skill for chemistry professionals. To introduce this skill in the undergraduate chemistry major, an activity has been developed to familiarize undergraduates with data management. In this activity, students rename and organize cards that represent…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Chemistry, Best Practices, Scientific and Technical Information
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Fernandez, Peter; Eaker, Christopher; Swauger, Shea; Davis, Miriam L. E. Steiner – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
This article reports results from a survey about data management practices and attitudes sent to agriculture researchers and extension personnel at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. Results confirm agriculture…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Land Grant Universities, Surveys, Librarians
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Yoon, Ayoung; Schultz, Teresa – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Examining landscapes of research data management services in academic libraries is timely and significant for both those libraries on the front line and the libraries that are already ahead. While it provides overall understanding of where the research data management program is at and where it is going, it also provides understanding of current…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Information Management, Content Analysis, Data
Bryant, Rebecca; Lavoie, Brian; Malpas, Constance – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2017
The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM [research data management]…
Descriptors: Research, Data, Information Management, Information Services
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Antell, Karen; Foote, Jody Bales; Turner, Jaymie; Shults, Brian – College & Research Libraries, 2014
As long as empirical research has existed, researchers have been doing "data management" in one form or another. However, funding agency mandates for doing formal data management are relatively recent, and academic libraries' involvement has been concentrated mainly in the last few years. The National Science Foundation implemented a new…
Descriptors: Librarians, Data, Information Management, Research Libraries
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Hou, Chung-Yi – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
With the proliferation of digital technologies, scientists are exploring various methods for the integration of data to produce scientific discoveries. To maximize the potential of data for science advancement, proper stewardship must be provided to ensure data integrity and usability both for the short- and the long-term. In order to assist…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Information Management, Educational Needs, Data
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Goben, Abigail; Raszewski, Rebecca – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
As data as a scholarly object continues to grow in importance in the research community, librarians are undertaking increasing responsibilities regarding data management and curation. New library initiatives include assisting researchers in finding data sets for reuse; locating and hosting repositories for required archiving; consultations on…
Descriptors: Librarians, Information Management, Information Utilization, Data
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Southall, John; Scutt, Catherine – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This article outlines the involvement of the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford in developing new services for research data management. It offers reflections on what such additional support means for academic librarians, specifically considering support offered by subject consultants and a series of research data management (RDM)…
Descriptors: Data, Library Services, Academic Libraries, Library Role
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Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Shen, Yi – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2013
As research data complexity and quantity grows and funding agency requirements for data management are articulated, there is a growing need for data management services (DMS). Within these services, one important role emerging is that of data management consultant (DMC). Roles were analyzed that these professionals play through case study analysis…
Descriptors: Consultants, Case Studies, Staff Role, Information Management
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Luck, Joe D.; Fulton, John P.; Rees, Jennifer – Journal of Extension, 2015
Three Precision Agriculture Data Management workshops regarding yield monitor data were conducted in 2014, reaching 62 participants. Post-workshop surveys (n = 58) indicated 73% of respondents experienced a moderate to significant increase in knowledge related to yield monitor data usage. Another 72% reported that they planned to utilize best…
Descriptors: Workshops, Data, Database Management Systems, Agricultural Education
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