Because good research needs good data

Managing Research Data

Mastering Digital Librarianship, Alison Mackenzie and Lindsey Martin, editors

Delivering Research Data Management Services
Graham Pryor, Sarah Jones and Angus Whyte, editors

Sally Rumsey, Digital Collections Development Manager at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, reviews the book Managing Research Data, edited by Graham Pryor.
The following is an excerpt from the review published in Ariadne Issue 69. Full text is available here: http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue69/rumsey-rvw
A Practical Guide

Managing Research Data
Graham Pryor, editor
Data management is an active process by which digital resources remain discoverable, accessible and intelligible over the longer term, a process that invests data and datasets with the potential to accrue value as assets enjoying far wider use than their creators may have anticipated. In the world of research, such a value-adding process is a significant contributor to the much desired achievement of impact.

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