5 Association of Research Libraries Research Library Issues 296 — 2018 wrestling with data management and curation in a variety of contexts. Libraries and archives will be vital partners within their institutions, and within the research enterprise, in implementing best practices for research data management by leveraging archival workflows for managing, curating, and preserving ever-evolving forms of content. This issue of RLI is an important step in the process of building community across library and archival domains in support of this essential work. Endnotes 1. David Fearon Jr., Betsy Gunia, Sherry Lake, Barbara E. Pralle, and Andrew L. Sallans, Research Data Management Services, SPEC Kit 334 (Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, July 2013), https://doi.org/10.29242/spec.334. 2. Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Heidi Imker, Lisa R. Johnston, Jake Carlson, Wendy Kozlowski, Robert Olendorf, and Claire Stewart, Data Curation, SPEC Kit 354 (Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, May 2017) https://doi.org/10.29242/spec.354. 3. Nancy Y. McGovern, “Radical Collaboration and Research Data Management: An Introduction,” Research Library Issues, no. 296 (2018): 6–22, https://doi.org/10.29242/rli.296.2. © 2018 Judy Ruttenberg and Elizabeth A. Waraksa This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit https:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. To cite this article: Judy Ruttenberg and Elizabeth A. Waraksa. “Why Does Research Data Management Need Radical Collaboration?” Research Library Issues, no. 296 (2018): 3–5. https://doi.org/10.29242/ rli.296.1.