status: Recognised & Endorsed

Chair (s): Birgit Schmidt, Andi Ogier, Marta Teperek, Christopher Erdmann

Group Email: [group_email]

Secretariat Liaison:

Research Data have become a primary research asset that often requires continued access in the dynamic environment of mobile researchers, volatile repositories, transient products and short-lived standards. Libraries have looked after written research assets for centuries and now tackle the challenge of adapting their function to making data reliably accessible and re-usable.

Endorsed Outputs

  • 23 Things: Libraries For Research Data - overview of practical, free, online resources and tools that you can begin using today to incorporate research data management into your practice of librarianship. The document is available in 12 languages.

Other published Outputs

  • Engaging Researchers with Data Management: The Cookbook: - book with case studies on how institutions can effectively engage with researchers about research data.

Plenary participation


A taste of FAIR updates, implementations, and trainings for research libraries


  • Introduction 

  • Group status update

    • Changes in co-chairs and an introduction to the new co-chair (election foreseen before P16)


IG Libraries for Research Data - RDA 13th Plenary Meeting

Meeting title
Project updates & presentations on topical RDM library issues and discussions