6 April 2012

The Role of Libraries in Data Curation, Access, and Preservation: an International Perspective

Session 116 — Science and Technology Libraries
14 August 2012 09:30 - 11:30 | Room: 5bc | SI

Data curation, access, and preservation are integral to the advancement of research in science and technology. The session will focus on the role of libraries and librarians in data curation in various countries and the challenges associated with establishing and operating data curation repositories on a local or national level.

 Achim Osswald, Professor, Institute of Information Science, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
Stefan Strathmann, Head, Competence Center on Digital Preservation and Research Data, Goettingen State and University Library
The Role of Libraries in Curation and Preservation of Research Data in Germany: Findings of a survey
Carol Tenopir, Professor, University of Tennessee
Robert J. Sandusky, Associate University Librarian, University of Illinois at Chicago
Suzie Allard, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee
Ben Birch, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Tennessee
Academic Librarians and Data Research Services: Preparation and Attitudes
Lynn Copeland, Former Dean of Library Services, Simon Fraser University
Brent Roe, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Research Libraries
National Research Data Initiatives in Canada
Miggie Pickton, Research Support Librarian, The University of Northampton, Northampton, England, UK
Sarah Jones, Research Officer, Digital Curation Centre at HATII, University of Glasgow
Marieke Guy, Research Officer, Digital Curation Centre at UKOLN, University of Bath
Leading from the library: data management initiatives at the University of Northampton
Reinhard Altenhöner, Director IT, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek  Libraries as service brokers  for digital data curation: Practical insights from the DFG project DP4lib
 Susan Reilly, Project Officer, Association of European Research Libraries  The role of libraries in supporting data exchange

Science and Technology Libraries, Open Access, Information professionals, Digital repositories, Digital preservation

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