This column seeks to examine the role of libraries in the description, organization, and accumulation of critical research data.
This is an opinion column, but the literature was briefly examined to understand the trends for this area.
Libraries have an important role in data curation and preservation regarding the research data output of a university.
There is a very important opportunity for libraries to take the lead in the important area of data curation and preservation regarding research data.
Libraries can play a vital role in establishing orderly policies and procedures surrounding the curation, preservation, and organization of important research data, which is an emerging area at research institutions, but is becoming an acute need.
Fox, R. (2012), "Digital libraries: the systems analysis perspective", OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives, Vol. 28 No. 4, pp. 170-175. https://doi.org/10.1108/10650751211279102Download as .RIS
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