Scholarly Communications is an interdisciplinary field of librarianship that facilitates the dissemination of academic research by fostering emerging communication technologies while reducing legal barriers to access.
Fellow for Data Curation
A major trend in scholarly communications is the publication and dissemination of the datasets supporting scholarly research and publication. Publishing datasets alongside scholarly papers will increasingly become the norm. As the White House promotes open data policies and federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) require the submission of data management plans, we can expect the curation of research data to become a central activity of research librarianship.