STS Innovation in Science and Technology Librarianship Award

About the STS Innovation in Science and Technology Librarianship Award The purpose of the award is to recognize creative, innovative approaches to solving problems or improving products and services in science and technology librarianship.  The award recognizes and promotes leadership and initiative that demonstrate impact on the academic and research community. The 2016 award is currently on hold, pending sponsorship approval.

Administered by:

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) logoScience and Technology Section logo

2013 Winner(s)

Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) Research Department of the Purdue University Libraries

The Data Curation Profiles Toolkit is designed to capture requirements for specific data generated by researchers as articulated by the researchers themselves. It enables librarians and others to make informed decisions in working with data of this form, from this research area or sub-discipline. Profiles can be uploaded to the project’s website for public use.