Informačné prostredie a vedecká komunikácia: aspekty vedeckej dátovej gramotnosti

Title: Informačné prostredie a vedecká komunikácia: aspekty vedeckej dátovej gramotnosti
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  • Information environment and scholarly communication: aspects of research data literacy
Source document: ProInflow. 2018, vol. 10, iss. 2, pp. 4-22
  • ISSN
    1804-2406 (online)
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Cieľom príspevku je vymedzenie informačného prostredia v kontextoch vedeckej komunikácie a vedeckej dátovej gramotnosti vedcov v SR. Definujú sa základné pojmy ako informačné prostredie, vedecká komunikácia, dáta, vedecké dáta, dátová gramotnosť, vedecká dátová gramotnosť. Vymedzujú sa problémy interpretácie dát v informačnej vede, najmä typy dát v súvislosti s manažmentom vedeckých dát. Cieľom príspevku je vymedzenie informačného prostredia v kontextoch vedeckej komunikácie a vedeckej dátovej gramotnosti vedcov v SR. Definujú sa základné pojmy ako informačné prostredie, vedecká komunikácia, dáta, vedecké dáta, dátová gramotnosť, vedecká dátová gramotnosť. Vymedzujú sa problémy interpretácie dát v informačnej vede, najmä typy dát v súvislosti s manažmentom vedeckých dát.
Purpose – The paper is aimed at exploration of the information environment in contexts of scholarly communication and research data literacy of researchers in Slovakia. Basic concepts are specified, including information environment, scholarly communication, data, research data, data literacy, research data literacy. Issues of data interpretation in information science are considered, namely types of research data in contexts of research data management. Design/methodology/approach – Results of two studies regarding information behaviour of researchers and research data literacy of researchers in SR are presented. We applied qualitative and quantitative methodologies, concept mapping and modelling. Results – Based on a qualitative study of information behaviour of researchers in SR we present the types of research data illustrated by a concept map and information behaviour of researchers. Results of the first survey of research data literacy of researchers in SR as part of an international study indicate willingness of researchers to share research data. Differences among disciplines were confirmed, interest in research data management courses and concerns regarding misinterpretation of data. We present proposals for research data literacy and research data management and content of courses of analyses and data visualization. Originality/value – We presented an original interpretation of the information environment. Based on results of our studies we present an original image of the information environment of researchers in SR. We propose an original concept of the academic information ecologies and a new model of the academic library. The support of research data literacy and building of data infrastructure as new perspectives of information science are emphasized.
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