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The data librarian's handbook

Author: Robin Rice; John Southall, (Librarian)
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, [2016] ©2016
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The importance of data has never been greater. There has been a growing concern with the 'skills gap' required to exploit the data surfeit; the ability to collect, compute and crunch data, for economic, social and scientific purposes. This book, written by two working data librarians based at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh aims to help fill this skills gap by providing a nuts and bolts guide to research  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rice, Robin (Robin Charlotte), 1965-
Data librarian's handbook.
London : Facet Publishing, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Rice; John Southall, (Librarian)
ISBN: 9781783301836 178330183X
OCLC Number: 969446027
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 177 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Data librarianship: responding to research innovation --
What is different about data? --
Supporting data literacy --
Building a data collection --
Research data management service and policy: working across your institution --
Data management plans as a calling card --
Essentials of data presuppositions --
Dealing with sensitive data --
Data sharing in the disciplines --
supporting open scholarship and open science.
Responsibility: Robin Rice and John Southall.


This books provides an insider's guide to data librarianship packed full of practical examples and advice for any library and information professional learning to deal with data.  Read more...


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The Data Librarian's Handbook covers a large amount of interesting terrain in thoughtful and accessible ways. It is both essential for any information professional interested in data and their Read more...

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