May 16, 2022

Journal Article: “Data Services Librarians’ Responsibilities and Perspectives on Research Data Management”

The article linked below was recently published the Journal of eScience Librarianship.


Data Services Librarians’ Responsibilities and Perspectives on Research Data Management Research Data Management


Bradley Wade Bishop
University of Tennessee

Ashley M. Orehek
Lindsey Wilson College

Christopher Eaker
University of Tennessee

Plato L. Smith
University of Florida

JeSLIB (Journal of eScience Librarianship) 2022; 11(1): e1226
DOI: 10.7191/jeslib.2022.1226


This study of data services librarians is part of a series of studies examining the current roles and perspectives on Research Data Management (RDM) services in higher education. Reviewing current best practices provides insights into the rolebased responsibilities for RDM services that data services librarians perform, as well as ways to improve and create new services to meet the needs of their respective university communities.

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33 pages; PDF.

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