May 18, 2022

Journal Article: “Models for Engaging Liaisons in Research Data Services”

The following article was recently published by the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication


Models for Engaging Liaisons in Research Data Services


Megan Sapp Nelson
Purdue University

Abigail Goben
University of Illinois at Chicago


Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 8(1)


Research data services in academic libraries is often perceived as the purview of liaison librarians. A variety of models has emerged by which these services may be developed or implemented. These include hierarchical models and those based more on individual interest. Of critical importance with any model, however, is the identification of support and opportunities for engagement from library administration and management in order to grow and assess the implementation of research data services.

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15 pages; PDF.

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