Summarizes the benefits of systemic data management planning and suggests that the library initiate a conversation among stakeholders to get buy-in for a high-level, responsible data planning and management policy.
Discussion of major proposals for addressing the directive to federal agencies to develop plans to 1) make the published results of federally funded research freely available to the public within one year of publication, and 2)require researchers to better account for and manage the digital data resulting from federally funded scientific research.
Briney, K., Goben, A., & Zilinski, L. (2015). Do You Have an Institutional Data Policy? A Review of the
Current Landscape of Library Data Services and Institutional Data Policies. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 3(2), eP1232. http://dx.doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.1232