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Numeric Data Services and Sources for the General Reference Librarian by Katharin Peter, Lynda Kellam

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The future for numeric data services

Abstract:

The final chapter describes three areas of current focus for data librarians: the trends in data visualization and mapping; the preservation of data through the promotion of meta data standards and data management plans; and the citation of data and awareness of the need to cite data.

Keywords

data vizualization

GIS

mapping

citing data

citations

data management

DDI

data preservation

The areas covered in this book are only a few of the primary considerations for data services. The field has many more avenues of development and change. In this concluding chapter I will highlight a few of the areas emerging as major concerns for the field. First, I will touch on the trend of data visualization. ...

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