Thank you for visiting the “eScience Portal for Librarians.” The “eScience Portal” is no longer being maintained by the University of Massachusetts. This regional resource has been adapted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, and is sustained by the network of regional medical libraries across the country. Please visit https://nnlm.gov/data for up-to-date data services and resources supported and vetted by the National Libraries of Medicine. We look forward to your continued involvement in the programming in the New England Region and beyond. If you have questions, please contact Mary.Piorun@umassmed.edu.

Research Environment

Research Environment

Understanding the nature of the research environment, the infrastructure needed to support it, research culture, policies that impact discovery and access to research data, and modes of scientific scholarly communication is crucial to effective science librarianship. The following pages in the Research Environment section link to information about research culture, data management and data sharing policies, infrastructure needs and issues, researchers’ perspectives, and examples of scientist networking systems: