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The Role Of Federal Libraries And Federal Librarians In Research Data Services (Rds): An Exploratory Study, Kimberly L. Douglass, Carol Tenopir, Ben Birch, Suzie Allard, Carol Hoover, Lisa Zolly, Mike Frame Jul 2014

The Role Of Federal Libraries And Federal Librarians In Research Data Services (Rds): An Exploratory Study, Kimberly L. Douglass, Carol Tenopir, Ben Birch, Suzie Allard, Carol Hoover, Lisa Zolly, Mike Frame

DataONE Sociocultural and Usability & Assessment Working Groups

This study explores the roles federal (government) libraries and librarians play in scientific (international) knowledge development within federal agencies and in the larger scientific enterprise. In particular, this research looks at libraries’ and librarians’ facilitation of scientific inquiry through the application of research data services (RDS). Currently, librarians’ research and data consultation activities with administrators and researchers typically involve creating citations and finding datasets; less frequently, librarians are engaged in data management planning and other RDS activities. However, federal libraries and librarians have been identified as key stakeholders in collaborative science generally and specifically in scientific data cyberinfrastructures, such as ...


Local Government Documents: A Checklist For Tennessee Public Libraries, Carol C. Hewlett, Barbara Groves Mar 1994

Local Government Documents: A Checklist For Tennessee Public Libraries, Carol C. Hewlett, Barbara Groves

MTAS Publications: Full Publications

One of the major services a public library provides for Its communities Is access to Information generated by local government. This service benefits local governments as well as the community they both serve. Each public library In Tennessee should contain copies of Important city and/or county documents of use and Interest to the residents of the community.