May 25, 2022

Now Available: Research Data is the Focus of New, Special Issue of IFLA Journal

The latest issue of IFLA Journal, Volume 43, Number 1 (March 2017) is available online as a PDF. The complete issue is available (136 pages) and there is no charge to access.

Articles in this Issue

Guest Editorial

Libraries tackle the challenge of research data management
Wolfram Horstmann and Michael Witt


Research data management in Switzerland: National efforts to guarantee the sustainability of research outputs 
Pierre-Yves Burgi, Eliane Blumer and Basma Makhlouf-Shabou

A brief assessment of researchers’ perceptions towards research data in India 
Manorama Tripathi, Mahesh Chand, S. K. Sonkar and V. K. J. Jeevan

‘We have to make an effort with it’: Exploring the use of stages to help understand the personal information management needs of humanities and social science doctoral students managing dissertation information
Amber L. Cushing and Odile Dumbleton

Managing research data at an academic library in a developing country
Shamin Renwick, Marsha Winter and Michelle Gill

Building professional development opportunities in data services for academic librarians
Suzanna Conrad, Yasmeen Shorish, Amanda L. Whitmire and Patricia Hswe

Open access and open data on natural disasters
Marisa R. De Giusti, Gonzalo L. Villarreal, Carlos J. Nusch, Analı´a V. Pinto and Ariel J. Lira

Building a Research Data Management Service at the University of California, Berkeley: A tale of collaboration
Jamie Wittenberg and Mary Elings

Quality evaluation of data management plans at a research university
James E. Van Loon, Katherine G. Akers, Cole Hudson and Alexandra Sarkozy

Team-based data management instruction at small liberal arts colleges
Ryan Clement, Amy Blau, Parvaneh Abbaspour and Eli Gandour-Rood


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Volume 43, Number 1 (March 2017)



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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.