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How research reproducibility challenges librarians’ skill sets. A French librarian’s perspective

Published onDec 04, 2020
How research reproducibility challenges librarians’ skill sets. A French librarian’s perspective


Reproducible research requires to dive into a wide range of subjects (e.g.: statistics, study design, scientific computing) that are quite far from French librarians practices and/or initial training. Librarians do have a technical expertise, but horror stories pinpoint that even seasoned experts seem to lose track. In such context, what could be the added value of librarians?

Keywords: librarian, cultural brokerage, interdisciplinarity, collaboration


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