Crop of Library Connect Photo Contest poster

Featuring images from Library Connect Photo Contest winners Jeff Bailey and Michelle Price

Librarians play a vital role in enabling research breakthroughs and real-world solutions. more

Mar 02, 2015 -

Librarians Do Research Too! — Download the free ebooklet from Carol Tenopir & Library Connect

This Library Connect Blueprint for Success on starting an LIS research project provides inspiration, guidance and resources from a leading LIS researcher. ....Read more

Mar 02, 2015 - article

WEBINAR | Building a professional identity: from research to impact

Many librarians have a dual role with respect to research: leading their own research/participating as part of a research team, and advising other researchers on achieving research impact. ....Read more

Feb 23, 2015 - article

Librarians gain more than knowledge by signing up for Mendeley certification

The self-paced online Librarian Certification Program from Mendeley covers functionality, how to demonstrate Mendeley, and how to promote it to users. Incentives include Mendeley promotional material valued up to $250 and a free premium upgrade for 500 users at the librarian’s institution. ....Read more

Feb 23, 2015 -

Now available | Institutional & research repositories: Characteristics, relationships and roles

View the webinar, download the slides and link to resources from the Feb. 26, 2015 event with Judith Coffey Russell, University of Florida; Alicia Wise, Elsevier; Michael Witt, Purdue University; and James Toon, University of Edinburgh.....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