New Editorial: “The Role of Librarians in Data Science: A Call to Action”
The following editorial appears in the Journal of eScience Librarianship.
The Role of Librarians in Data Science: A Call to Action
Elaine R. Martin
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Journal of eScience Librarianship
Vol 4, No 2
Posted Online: April 26, 2016
Many academic institutions and their libraries have developed research data services, but sometimes institutional objectives, professional organizations, and librarians’ current and future roles aren’t always in sync. In this issue of the Journal of eScience Librarianship, librarians report on moving forward with various services, but frequently face institutional and professional obstacles.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.