Mendeley Certification Group screenshot

Mendeley users turn to librarians for guidance on this reference manager and research...read more

Jan 21, 2015 - article

WEBINAR: Institutional & research repositories: Characteristics, relationships and roles

Many types of institutional and research repositories exist to address different institutional needs, digital collections and research outputs. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss the different approaches their institutions have taken, their mandates, software and systems, and staffing. ....Read more

Jan 14, 2015 -

Download the Library Connect Yearbook 2014

A collection of article PDFs and additional resources with a focus on metrics, research data, supporting users, and academic identity to enjoy away from your desk and email!....Read more

Jan 21, 2015 - article

Data mining on vendor-digitized collections

Data-mining tools are being used to ask questions none of us could imagine answering before. This article explores the librarian’s role in data mining and provides an example of a collection of data mining experiments in digital humanities. ....Read more

Jan 05, 2015 - article

LIVE EVENT: Journey to Research Impact @ ALA Midwinter

Presenters will share how technology, information and researcher metrics initiatives are currently serving researchers and how they are contributing to the research enterprise. ....Read more

Dec 04, 2014 - article

A role for the library in awakening to the power and potential of institutional metrics for research

A CEO and Vice Provost describes assessing opportunities for strategic international collaborations that align with institutional research priorities, and how the library can and should play a role. ....Read more

Nov 13, 2014 - article

Addressing data science’s big bell: UC Berkeley I School’s Master of Information and Data Science program

We envision the field of data science as a bell curve. At one end are the PhD statisticians, computer scientists and physicists. At the other end are data analysts doing the simpler tasks. We are preparing our students for the big bell in the middle. ....Read more

Nov 13, 2014 - article

Data Scientist Training for Librarians: A course and a community

At face value, DST4L is a technology course that teaches librarians to script, extract, wrangle and visualize. At its heart, it reminds librarians to push themselves, each other and the profession. ....Read more