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|Title:||Managing Research Data in Academic Institutions:Role of Libraries|
Kumar, H Anil
|Keywords:||Research Data Management|
Research Data Service
|Abstract:||One of the global emerging trends in academic libraries is to facilitate the management of research data for the benefit of researchers and institutions. The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of a library in offering such research data management services. The paper discusses the importance of research data, its preservation, organization, dissemination and critical role in the scholarly research life cycle. The authors attempt to provide a vivid description of Research Data Management (RDM) as a service and in the process review the existing literature on the topic in addition to the indicating the tools and technologies that could be adopted in successful RDM service implementation. The paper also is an attempt to share the experience of creating the Vikram Sarabhai Library’s research data repository that was developed by adopting the open source software - CKAN.|
|Appears in Collections:||CALIBER 2015: Shimla,HP|
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