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Academia Journal of Scientific Research Research 8(2): 090-094, February 2020
DOI: 10.15413/ajsr.2019.0176
ISSN: 2315-7712
2020 Academia Publishing 


Characteristic assessment of advancement in the role of information professionals and libraries in data science era

Accepted 11th November, 2019

Naimat Ullah Shah, Salman Bin Naeem and Rubina Bhatti
Department of Library and Information Sciences, Islamia University, Bahawalpur, Pakistan.


Data sciences usually involves data management, its utilization, distribution as well as its re utilization. All these components need to be focused while targeting data science. Thus data put a great burden on research institutes because they are the authority that is responsible for whole course of procedure. It is of prime importance for data science information professionals serving in data centric age to know about LIS principles, theories and other related skills that are mandatory for management and support of data science. This study sums up the reviews of researchers regarding data science era. Moreover, this study includes characteristic assessment of data science environment with respect to recent advancements in data science and advancement in duties of librarians, presentation of classified data, function of data science libraries as well as librarians with respect to data users. It is supposed to be interesting era to work in a library as its role is expanding with certain new challenges. There is need for the current era to educate librarians, library science researchers and students regarding understanding, utility and management of data to meet the requirements of data science librarians.

Key words: Data science, data management, data librarians, data managers, data scientists, data centers.

This is an open access article published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Cite this article as:

Shah NU, Naeem SB, Bhatti R (2019). Characteristic assessment of advancement in the role of information professionals and libraries in data science era. Acad. J. Sci. Res. 8(2): 090-094.


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