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Research & Scholarship

Leverage library expertise to advance collaboration in research and discovery.

Goal Stewards :: Scott Mandernack, Joan Sommer, and Tara Baillargeon
Planning Council Representative :: Katie Blank

Collaborate with faculty and appropriate departments and units to increase librarian engagement in the research process.

  • Collaborate across library departments to expand and promote liaison understanding of and their role in supporting faculty research

Expand the Libraries’ capacity to advance campus initiatives in digital scholarship.

  • Concentrate library expertise and resources in digital scholarship into a single service point and develop a knowledgebase of digital scholarship tools

Develop and implement appropriate library support services for research data management.

  • Consult with ORSP and faculty researchers on the development of data management plans for grant proposals

Create and refine spaces, services, and programs that support the use of digital tools and the creation and use of digital scholarly content.

  • Build sandbox to promote investigation of tools in support of digital scholarship, in particular, those related to mapping, visualization and faculty research

Increase the Libraries’ capacity to acquire and manage new forms of digital scholarly content, including data sets and multimedia.

  • Research and implement a scalable storage platform for the maintenance and preservation of digital resources including datasets

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