Data Management: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Journal of Scientometric Research,,2018,7,2,142-144.
Published:August 2018
Type:Book Review
Author(s) affiliations:

Raj Kumar Bhardwaj

Librarian, St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, INDIA.


Research organization produces a large amount of research data annually e.g., European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva is expected to produce 15 petabytes of data annually.[1] (Proyor, 2012). Therefore, it is imperative to manage research data to derive maximum benefit out of it. A study conducted in the United States estimated that Government spending on Human Genome project was $13 billion. However, its successors have generated benefits of nearly $1 trillion out of it. There are several ways of data management for best impact. Libraries being neutral institutions deliver services to all and are the most preferred places to initiate and manage research data services. Read more...

Data Management: A Practical Guide for Librarians

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Bhardwaj RKumar. Data Management: A Practical Guide for Librarians. Journal of Scientometric Research,. 2018;7(2):142-144. doi:10.5530/jscires.7.2.24.