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Agenda for Developing E-Science in Research Libraries

The ARL Steering Committees for Scholarly Communication and for Research, Teaching, and Learning jointly appointed a task force in 2006 to address the emergent domain of e-science. The Joint Task Force on Library Support for E-Science focused its attention on the implications of trends in e-science for research libraries, exploring the dimensions that impact collections, services, research infrastructure, and professional development. Priorities of government funding agencies further shaped the task force's work. This is the final report of the task force.

pdf escience-report-final-2007.pdf

 
 

Agenda for Developing E-Science in Research Libraries: Final Report and Recommendations to the Scholarly Communication Steering Committee, thePublic Policies Affecting Research Libraries Steering Committee, andthe Research, Teaching, and Learning Steering

E-science has the potential to be transformational within research libraries by impacting theiroperations, functions, and possibly even their mission. Recognizing this potential, the ARL Steering Committees for Scholarly Communication and for Research, Teaching, and Learning jointly appointed a task force in 2006 to address the emergent domain of e-science. The Joint Task Force on Library Support for E-Science focused its attention on the implications of trends ine-science for research libraries, exploring the dimensions that impact collections, services,research infrastructure, and professional development.

pdf arl-escience-agenda-nov07.pdf

 
       

New Collaborative Relationships: The Role of Academic Libraries in the Digital Data Universe: Sustainable Economic Models

Hedstrom's position paper on sustainable economic models for long-term digital preservation for the September 2006 ARL Workshop on New Collaborative Relationships: The Role of Academic Libraries in the Digital Data Universe held at the National Science Foundation.

pdf nsfworkshop2006-hedstrom.pdf

 
 
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