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The library's role in scholarly communication

Over the last several months I’ve become increasingly interested in the role that libraries and librarians play in scholarly communications. Scholarly communication is, according to Wikipedia, “the process by which academics, scholars, and researchers share and publish their research findings so that they are available to the wider academic community and beyond.” In short, scholarly communication is, as the name suggests, the communication of scholarship. 651 more words


Five ways to love your data

Guest post by Gillian Oliver, co-author of Digital Curation, 2nd edition

As with any love story with a happy ending, a successful relationship with data will take effort and commitment.  553 more words

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Who am I? What is this?

I am currently completing my Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. My focus is more on the information side of the degree in that I learn as much as I can about Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Data Curation, and Data Publication, and Open Access Publishing. 40 more words


The growing role of data curation

My view of Data Science, or Big Data if you prefer, is that it divides naturally into three different subfields:

  1. Data curation, which involves focusing on the issues of managing large amounts of heterogeneous data, but is primarily concerned about…
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