Download the infographic: Research data starter steps for libraries

Research data management and the library: Five starter steps for research libraries

Funding agencies want to improve access to and reproducibility of research, and are implementing requirements for data storage, curation and sharing. The library is well positioned to play a leadership role. Here are five starter steps libraries can take to become partners in research data management.

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Feb 07, 2014 - article

Research data management at institutions: Visions, bottlenecks and ways forward

This is the complete article originally shared as a three-part series. Download the PDF.Introduction  ....Read more

Mar 19, 2014 - Video

Brenda L. Johnson, Indiana University Bloomington - The Hunter Forum

Brenda L. Johnson, Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University Bloomington, discusses the rapid pace of change in information discovery and dissemination, and the inherent changes for academic libraries. ....Watch Now

Mar 19, 2014 - Video

Helen Josephine, Stanford University - The Hunter Forum

Helen Josephine, Head of the Terman Engineering Library at Stanford University, discusses library support and services in the context helping one of Stanford’s graduate students further his goal of building structures on the moon. Helen spoke at The Hunter Forum, an event hosted by Elsevier for librarians attending the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting. ....Watch Now

Mar 19, 2014 - Video

Cameron Ross, Elsevier - The Hunter Forum

In this talk Elsevier's Cameron Ross discusses the research career path as analogous to climbing K2, the implications in terms of researchers’ needs, and the vision for an ecosystem of workflow solutions. ....Watch Now

Mar 14, 2014 - article

Watch the Webinar: Librarians supporting applied research and discipline-specific researchers

On March 13, 2014, three chemistry PhDs presented a Library Connect webinar on “Librarians supporting applied research and discipline-specific researchers.” The presenters included:....Read more

Jan 13, 2014 - article

The Library Connect Top 10 of 2013

In 2013 Library Connect branched out beyond the article, and librarians responded. Our top 10 pieces of content included an infographic and two webinars, in addition to seven terrific articles by librarians and information industry experts from around the globe.From research data to social librarianship, these webinars, articles and the infographic resonated with our librarian subscribers.....Read more

Dec 16, 2013 - article

Organize, collaborate, cite: Tools to help students and researchers

Academic libraries provide websites, databases and discovery tools as the main pathway to the articles and books that researchers need. However, many students and researchers are challenged to find the best method to archive and share these research articles with research groups and to format the citations for the final paper or grant proposal.Instruction is key....Read more