January 22, 2022

Article: "Data Stewardship from a Health Sciences Library Perspective"

Data Stewardship from a Health Sciences Library Perspective
Article Begins on Page 3 of PDF.

Author: Angela Lee
Social Work Librarian at the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Washington and
Member of the Data Services Committee at UW Libraries.

Source: Synergy (September 2011)

From the Article:

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of data management with special emphasis on health research. It focuses on what we as librarians should know about data management and curation, what role we can play, and how we can support researchers.


A first goal for our library data services program is to build, store, and share data and to act as an intermediary for other data providers on campus. It is a whole new role for librarians, and, as always, the very first step to success is knowing what we are getting ourselves into.

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