November 28, 2020

New Case Study: “Data Management: New Tools, New Organization, and New Skills in a French Research Institute”

The following article was recently published in LIBER Quarterly (The Journal of the Association of European Research Libraries).

Title

Data Management: New Tools, New Organization, and New Skills in a French Research Institute

Author

Caroline Martin
Irstea

Colette Cadiou
Irstea

Emmanuelle Jannès-Ober
Irstea

Source

LIBER Quarterly. 27(1); 2017
doi.org/10.18352/lq.10196

Abstract

In the context of E-science and open access, visibility and impact of scientific results and data have become important aspects for spreading information to users and to the society in general. The objective of this general trend of the economy is to feed the innovation process and create economic value. In our institute, the French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, Irstea, the department in charge of scientific and technical information, with the help of other professionals (Scientists, IT professionals, ethics advisors…), has recently developed suitable services for the researchers and for their needs concerning the data management in order to answer European recommendations for open data. This situation has demanded to review the different workflows between databases, to question the organizational aspects between skills, occupations, and departments in the institute. In fact, the data management involves all professionals and researchers to asset their working ways together.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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