The Best Books on Data for the Curious Librarian
Data is a hot topic these days and it’s a challenge to keep up with all the new titles being released. Here are eight books that are definitely worth a look if you’d like to learn more about the world of data and its influence on librarianship… Big Data: A revolution that will transform how we live, work, and think, by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier (2013) A great overview of “big data” and it’s impact on the way we do science. Data Management for Libraries: A LITA guide, by Laura Krier and Carly A. Strasser (2013) A quick introduction to data management. Data Management for Researchers: Organize, maintain and share your data for research success, by Kristin Briney (2015) A detailed guide for researchers. The Accidental Data Scientist: Big data applications and opportunities for librarians and information professionals, by Amy Affelt (2015) A playful primer for the curious librarian. Big Data, Little Data, No Data: Scholarship in the networked world (MIT Press), by Christine L. Borgman (2015) An interesting exploration of data’s impact on the future of scholarship. Databrarianship: The academic data librarian in theory and practice, edited by Lynda Kellam and Kristi Thompson (2016) A scholarly collection of articles on data librarianship specifically for the academic librarian. The Medical Library Association Guide to Data Management for Librarians (Medical Library Association Books Series), by Lisa Federer (2016) An indispensable resource for t...
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