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VALA2012 Plenary 4 Lyon


VALA2012 Plenary 4 Lyon

The informatics transform : re-engineering libraries for the Data Decade

VALA2012 PLENARY 4: Liz Lyon
Wednesday 8 February 2012, 16:00 - 17:10
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2012-proceedings/vala2012-plenary-4-lyon

Liz Lyon

UKOLN, University of Bath, UK

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Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 4:00 PM AUSEDT, 59 Minutes 30 Seconds

Liz Lyon

Abstract

This talk will present a case for a new and transformative library paradigm which delivers innovative informatics services to support data-intensive research. It will draw on cutting-edge exemplars from open data initiatives, public participation and citizen science, socio-ethical challenges with personal data, policy drivers, emergent scholarly communications and research impact metrics /tools, all of which are radically changing the research landscape. The presentation will explore how libraries can respond to these challenges with novel informatics services, new data support roles and pioneering strategic partnerships.

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