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Research Data Management on a Shoestring Budget
Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology
  • Margaret Henderson, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Regina Raboin, Tufts University
  • Yasmeen Shorish, James Madison University
  • Steve Van Tuyl, Carnegie Mellon University
Document Type
Article
Original Publication Date
2014
Date of Submission
August 2014
Abstract
In response to mandates from the federal government, many academic librarians face a new challenge to become service providers for research data management. A panel at RDAP14 convened representatives from Virginia Commonwealth University, James Madison University and a collaboration of seven New England libraries to discuss their strategies in response to the regulations when faced with limited resources. A common theme was to take advantage of work already done by others, including faculty surveys and existing data management resources such as DMPTool and Data Curation and Profiles Toolkit. Spreading the word on data issues to spark collaboration and gaining the support of library administration are key. Positive response from stakeholders can provide momentum to request additional resources and provide instruction on data management planning.
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VCU Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications
Citation Information
Margaret Henderson, Regina Raboin, Yasmeen Shorish and Steve Van Tuyl. "Research Data Management on a Shoestring Budget" Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology Vol. 40 Iss. 6 (2014) p. 14 - 17
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/regina_raboin/4/