What are researchers looking for in corporate and academic library services?

This article explores the 12 core elements of an ideal corporate information center and how they compare and contrast with those of an academic library. The author also provides insight into librarians' skill sets and ideas for communicating information management tools and services.

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Apr 16, 2014 - article

Academic librarians supporting applied research at the University of Michigan

Library support of applied research in academia is growing, and academic librarians are developing more comprehensive services to support the whole research life cycle from generating ideas to applying results. In this article I will highlight some of the associated challenges, and resources and services developed by the University of Michigan Library to tackle those challenges.....Read more

Apr 17, 2014 - article

Recommended resources from the 2014 Research Data Access & Preservation Summit

In March I attended the 2014 Research Data Access & Preservation Summit (#RDAP14). The following recommended resources were but a few highlights from the information-packed two-day session.....Read more

Mar 19, 2014 - article

Download the infographic: Research data starter steps for libraries

Research data management and the library: Five starter steps for research librariesFunding 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.....Read more

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