Review of Joan E. Seiber, ed., Sharing Social Science Data: Advantages and Challenges
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Reprinted from College and Research Libraries, Volume 54, Issue 5, September 1993, pages 448-450.
Publisher URL: http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/1545
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Martha L. Brogan was affiliated with Yale University. Currently June 2007, she is Associate University Librarian for Collection Development and Management at the University of Pennsylvania.
This concise and straightforward collection of essays, written by leading authorities who create, document, disseminate, and use social science data, builds on the earlier, seminal report of the Committee on National Statistics of the National Research Council, Sharing Research Data (National Academy Press, 1985). Subsequent conferences focusing on social science data sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1988 and 1989 inspired much of the work in this volume.
Martha L. Brogan. "Review of Joan E. Seiber, ed., Sharing Social Science Data: Advantages and Challenges" Scholarship at Penn Libraries (1993).
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/martha_brogan/2