Reference desk at Redeemer's University library in Nigeria

By Magnus Osahon Igbinovia, University of Ibadan-Nigeria and Esther Oluwayinka Solanke, Redeemer’s University

The question of whether or not a reference librarian is still relevant is tantamount to asking...read more

Jun 29, 2015 - article

Endeavour College librarians enhance knowledge and usage of Mendeley via certification program training

More than 725 librarians have registered to take part in the Mendeley Librarian Certification Program, including 10 librarians from the Endeavour College of Natural Health. ....Read more

Jun 22, 2015 - article

Journey from entomologist to librarian

“You want to be a librarian?” That is the reaction I often got when telling friends and colleagues that I was following a successful career as an entomologist with the study of librarianship. ....Read more

Jun 12, 2015 - article

Elsevier Events at ALA 2015 Annual Conference

Join us for networking, refreshments and conversations about scholarly sharing and alternative metrics at the Elsevier booth #504. Sessions will include Rise of Alternative Metrics in Scholarly Research and Scholarly Sharing - how librarians and publishers can work together to support researchers. ....Read more

May 27, 2015 - article

Research data services for compliance, collaboration and scholarship

Learn about the services offered by the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR) to help researchers manage their data, and how the libraries, PURR and the research office collaborate. ....Read more

May 27, 2015 - article

Librarians can enhance services for early career researchers with Elsevier’s new Publishing Campus

How can early career researchers get a footing in research and publishing? Librarians play an important role by helping researchers to develop the knowledge and skills they need. Elsevier's Publishing Campus provides training modules and seminars free of charge via an intuitive platform ....Read more

Apr 13, 2015 - article

Growing ORCIDs at Texas A&M University Libraries

Texas A&M University Libraries has minted nearly 17,000 ORCID iDs, integrating the researcher identifiers into the thesis and dissertation workflows of graduate students, and developing a robust outreach and education program. ....Read more

Apr 20, 2015 - article

Carol Tenopir answers questions from academic, special and public librarians on starting a research project

Could you elaborate on collaborating with faculty? Do you think that doing action research is suitable for librarians? Do you have any advice for librarians working outside of academic libraries interested in getting started in research? ....Read more