Emergence of Research Data Literacy with Special Reference to India


  • Department of Library and Information Science, Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota – 324021, Rajasthan
  • Department of Library and Information Science, Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota – 324021, Rajasthan




Research Data, Research Data Literacy, Research Data Management, Research Data Literacy-India


Preservation of research data is an important policy requirement for universities and research organizations so as to manage research data at organizational level and make it available lifelong. However, the importance research data management especially in the context of e-research and data intensive research is not widely recognized both by researchers and research organizations due to lack of research data literacy. In the Indian context, it is essential to formulate a national data sharing and accessibility policy so that Indian universities and research organizations can cope research data.


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How to Cite

Shrivastava, P., & Gupta, D. K. (2019). Emergence of Research Data Literacy with Special Reference to India. Journal of Information and Knowledge, 56(2), 112–118. https://doi.org/10.17821/srels/2019/v56i2/131578



Received 2018-09-12
Accepted 2019-04-23
Published 2019-04-30