16 March 2017

Out Now: March 2017 issue of IFLA Journal

​​IFLA Journal

IFLA Journal is an international journal publishing peer reviewed articles on library and information services and the social, political and economic issues that impact access to information through libraries.

The Journal publishes research, case studies and essays that reflect the broad spectrum of the profession internationally.

Volume 43, No.1 (March 2017)

Special Issue: Research Data Services
Guest Editors: Michael Witt and Wolfram Horstmann

Contents:

Guest Editorial

Libraries tackle the challenge of research data management 3
Wolfram Horstmann and Michael Witt

Articles

Research data management in Switzerland: National efforts to guarantee the sustainability of research outputs 5
Pierre-Yves Burgi, Eliane Blumer and Basma Makhlouf-Shabou

A brief assessment of researchers’ perceptions towards research data in India 22
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 40
Amber L. Cushing and Odile Dumbleton

Managing research data at an academic library in a developing country 51
Shamin Renwick, Marsha Winter and Michelle Gill

Building professional development opportunities in data services for academic librarians 65
Suzanna Conrad, Yasmeen Shorish, Amanda L. Whitmire and Patricia Hswe

Open access and open data on natural disasters 81
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 89
Jamie Wittenberg and Mary Elings

Quality evaluation of data management plans at a research university 98
James E. Van Loon, Katherine G. Akers, Cole Hudson and Alexandra Sarkozy

Team-based data management instruction at small liberal arts colleges 105
Ryan Clement, Amy Blau, Parvaneh Abbaspour and Eli Gandour-Rood

Abstracts 119

 

IFLA Journal is an international journal publishing peer reviewed articles on library and information services and the social, political and economic issues that impact access to information through libraries. The Journal publishes research, case studies and essays that reflect the broad spectrum of the profession internationally.

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