This book guides readers from the very start of their journey in discovering data and all its uses to implementing data collection, analysis and review for decision making and service development. It's a practical, no nonsense guide to demystify and equip any information professional with the tools to start their own data driven decision practice.
This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling Chief Data Officer's Playbook offers new insights into the role of the CDO and the data environment. Written by two of the world's leading experts in data driven transformation, it addresses the changes that have taken place in 'data', in the role of the 'CDO', and the expectations and ambitions of organisations. Most importantly, it will place the role of the CDO into the context of a c-suite player for organisations that wish to recover quickly and with long-term stability from the current global economic downturn.
The growing importance of data science, and the increasing role of information professionals in the management and use of data, are brought together in Practical Data Science for Information Professionals to provide a practical introduction specifically designed for information professionals.
Researchers rely on libraries to provide the information they need; equally, supporting research is a fundamental reason for libraries' existence. This book explores the relationship between libraries and researchers, focusing on developing and managing effective library services to support research.
A guide to the complete research process, this book focuses on the day-to-day requirements of project, managing a piece of research right through from the formulation of the initial idea, to the development of a research proposal and then to the writing up and disseminating of results.
Offers guidance to enable library and information science professionals to support the specialist needs of research students effectively. This book covers such key areas as: research and the research process; the research student's experience; research skills training; introduction to research communities; and, professional development.
This handbook provides library and information professionals with the information they need to undertake research projects in the workplace in order to inform their own practice and improve service delivery.
Data management has become an essential requirement for information professionals. This title defines what is required to achieve a culture of effective data management offering advice on the skills required, legal and contractual obligations, strategies and management plans and the data management infrastructure of specialists and services.
This groundbreaking guide will lead researchers, institutions and policy makers through the processes needed to set up and run effective institutional research data management services to support their researchers and networks.
This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service to meet the evolving needs of the research community.