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Oct 05, 2015 - article

Supporting diverse and dispersed library users of child development resources

A solo librarian uses her knowledge of web publishing platforms, automated library systems, and online education and e-resources, as well as skills in research, database development and management, database searching, and digital and information literacy to serve users ranging from researchers to practitioners. ....Read more

Sep 28, 2015 - article

WEBINAR | Article, author and journal metrics: what librarians need to know

Explore metrics-related library services for the individual to inform career development, publishing decisions, etc. and how a library conducted a faculty research performance assessment using bibliometrics in this one-hour webinar. ....Read more

Sep 24, 2015 - article

Data literacy in support of Research 2.0

Data literacy focuses on both social and technical aspects of data, but encompasses practically all activities related to research data management, including data curation, data citation and fostering of data quality. ....Read more

Sep 11, 2015 - article

4 metrics articles from the Journal of Informetrics available free until Oct. 31

Elsevier’s Journal of Informetrics has shared a selection of articles highlighting various aspects of bibliometrics and altmetrics. These projects might be inspirational in starting a metrics project of your own. ....Read more

Sep 08, 2015 - article

WEBINAR | How to assist researchers in sharing their research data

Join research data librarians and leaders in developing library infrastructure and services, as well as Mendeley's research data expert, for insight into how to help researchers share their research data — from instruction and tools to motivating them with metrics for research data impact. ....Read more

Aug 31, 2015 - article

Library Connect Event Switzerland 2015

Scientific publishers and scientific libraries should align to ensure that scientists are aware of and know how to use the numerous tools/services to retrieve, store and work with scientific information. ....Read more

Aug 31, 2015 - article

When less really is more: Automated holdings updates reduce librarians’ work and result in better access to subscribed content

The databases are just the tip of the iceberg ... ....Read more