March 18, 2018

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.

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