For those of you who have "data" as part of your job responsibilities, here is an indispensable book.
Databrarianship: The Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice Edited by Lynda Kellam and Kristi Thompson. ACRL. 386 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-8799-5 (2016).
Databrarianship (website with table of contents and some sample content.
Drawing on the expertise of a diverse community of practitioners, this collection of case studies, original research, survey chapters, and theoretical explorations presents a wide-ranging look at the field of academic data librarianship.
By covering the data lifecycle from collection development to preservation, examining the challenges of working with different forms of data, and exploring service models suited to a variety of library types, this volume provides a toolbox of strategies that will allow librarians and administrators to respond creatively and effectively to the data deluge.
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