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[Comment] Increasing value and reducing waste in biomedical research: librarians are listening and are part of the answer

David Moher and colleagues1 asked who is listening to calls to increase value and reduce waste in biomedical research. They documented the response of the different stakeholder groups identified in the Lancet Research: Increasing Value, Reducing Waste Series2–6 and the Lancet REWARD (REduce research Waste And Reward Diligence) Campaign. However, there is one group that has not been explicitly discussed: biomedical librarians and information scientists.7 The role of librarians in supporting biomedical research could be substantially expanded by acknowledging their skills and embracing their involvement in research departments, funding bodies, and journal editorial offices.