Free WEBINAR on Sept. 12: How librarians are raising researchers' reputations

Published Aug 30, 2013


With the continued extension of the academic research enterprise - both locally and globally - librarians are being asked to support researchers and the research organization with new services. Learn how 3 librarians from leading institutions are implementing data, tools and strategies to advance their researchers and strengthen their organizations' research mission during a free Library Connect webinar.

How librarians are raising researchers' reputations: An exploration of academic networks, profiles and analysis

Thursday, September 12, 2013
11:00-11:50 a.m. EST (16:00-16:50 BST / 17:00-17:50 CEST)

Chris Erdmann, Head Librarian, John G. Wolbach Library and Information Resource Center, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Chris is a published author in the areas of digital libraries, library UX, interactive technologies, bibliometrics and data visualization. 
Heather Chisholm, Programme Manager for Collaboration and Student Centric Streams, Information Technology and Service Department, Imperial College London
Heather works on platforms that support collaboration and Web 2.0 technologies, and her interests range from semantic technology and data science to mobile apps. 
Wouter Gerritsma, Subject Librarian - Plant Sciences, Wageningen UR (University and Research Centre) Library
Wouter is responsible for research support at the library, including research assessments on the basis of bibliometric analyses for all of the university's research units.



• Establishing researchers' identity and authority
• Sharing and collaborating remotely
• Collecting, annotating and storing bibliographies
• Developing international visibility
• Applying academic networks and profiles, such as Mendeley, ORCID and Scopus


Registration is required for this live 50-minute webinar. It will be broadcast internationally and includes time to ask the panelists questions. Questions for the panel can be submitted in advance during the registration process. The webinar is a complimentary event and part of Elsevier's Library Connect program for academic, health sciences, corporate and government librarians.

Additional Information:

Find out more about:

  • Mendeley - an academic social network, PDF organizer and reference manager
  • ORCID - a registry of unique researcher identifiers
  • Scopus - the world's largest abstract and indexing database of peer-reviewed literature with smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research

Join us for this opportunity to interact with three dynamic librarians as they share their insights on How librarians are raising researchers' reputations.