Document Type


Publication Date


Journal/Book/Conference Title

ALA Midwinter 2018

Conference Location

Denver, CO

Total Pages

36 pages


Research is the lifeblood of academic institutions. Yet, many in the academia recognize the need for a better, more integrated approach for managing research data throughout the research cycle – a systematic data management approach that would eliminate duplication of effort, reduce the burden on individual stakeholders, and – above all – would support the institutional goal of increasing the impact of research output. Academic libraries are often at the crossroads of increasing their involvement in supporting research output and improving research data management, and are already providing a measure of centralized coherence in their support of academic research. In this session we will discuss the potential role that libraries can play in driving this transition, by leveraging their expertise in data curation, resource management, and content dissemination, and the infrastructure needed for supporting these processes.


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