Research data management in South Africa: how we shape up

Kahn, M., Higgs, R., Davidson, J. and Jones, S. (2014) Research data management in South Africa: how we shape up. Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 45(4), pp. 296-308. (doi:10.1080/00048623.2014.951910)

Kahn, M., Higgs, R., Davidson, J. and Jones, S. (2014) Research data management in South Africa: how we shape up. Australian Academic and Research Libraries, 45(4), pp. 296-308. (doi:10.1080/00048623.2014.951910)

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Abstract

This paper will explore some of the views that were expressed during the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) workshop held in cooperation with the UK's Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in March 2014. The event provided an ideal opportunity to assess librarians' views on the changing research data management landscape and to consider how these changes might affect the role of academic librarians in South Africa. The paper compares these views with experiences garnered through the DCC's work to support universities in the UK.

Item Type:Articles
Keywords:research data management, South Africa, Digital Curation Centre, Library and Information Studies Centre,Library and Information Association of South Africa
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Davidson, Ms Joy and Jones, Ms Sarah
Authors: Kahn, M., Higgs, R., Davidson, J., and Jones, S.
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Research Group:JISC and HATII
Journal Name:Australian Academic and Research Libraries
Publisher:Routledge
ISSN:0004-8623
ISSN (Online):1839-471X
Data DOI:10.5525/gla.researchdata.153

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
515414National Digital Curation Centre (NDCC)Joy DavidsonJoint Information Systems Committee (JISC)UNSPECIFIEDHU - ARTS AND MEDIA INFORMATICS (HATII)