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ISSTI wins £150K contract from British Library

Understanding the Information Needs and Uses of Life Science.

ISSTI has secured a £150K contract from British Library, Research Information Network to undertake a series of Case Studies in Life Sciences: Understanding Researchers' Information Needs and Uses. Robin Williams leads the study team which includes Joyce Tait, Jane Calvert , Ann Bruce, and Wendy Marsden from the ESRC Innogen Centre in collaboration with colleagues from the Digital Curation Centre (Graham Pryor, Martin Donnelly and Colin Neilson) and Information Services at the University of Edinburgh (Marshall Dozier).

These studies will throw light upon how researchers locate, evaluate, organise, manage, transform and communicate information sources in the course of research process, with a view to identifying how information-related policy, strategy and practice might be improved to meet the needs of researchers. More details at:

http://www.rin.ac.uk/case-studies

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