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The research landscape is growing dramatically, and librarians are examining new roles, services, and types of collaborations to support data-intensive research. This column describes curricular enhancements at one School of Library and Information Science in the United States. Several key areas of data management in which health sciences librarians may wish to build or enhance their skills are outlined. Possible roles and opportunities for health sciences librarians to strategically engage in data management initiatives are also presented.


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NOTICE IN COMPLIANCE WITH PUBLISHER POLICY: This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript, formatted for archiving (pagination added), of an article subsequently published in Medical Reference Services Quarterly 32(3):365-374, Copyright 2013 The Author, and available online at: