A chancellor's chief of staff shares insight into the administration's frame of reference and how librarians can use this knowledge to advance their worthy cause. She shares tips on doing your homework before a meeting, using library advocates, choosing the right terminology and more.


WEBINAR now available | Showcase your institution's research (and library capabilities!)

With Jan Fransen, University of Minnesota; Andy Herzog, UT Arlington; Maureen Schlangen, University of Dayton | Mar 26, 2018

Jan Fransen, Andy Herzog and Maureen Schlangen

On March 15, 2018, Jan Fransen, University of Minnesota; Andy Herzog, UT Arlington; Maureen Schlangen, University of Dayton, provided insight into Helping faculty to tell their research stories with metrics and more, supporting data achiving and faculty outreach, and using data from robust faculty profiles to enrich other systems and reports. View the webinar, download the slides and link to resources below. 

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Trends, challenges and opportunities for LIS education: an interview with Carol Tenopir

Akhilesh K.S. Yadav, Tata Institute of Social Sciences | Mar 23, 2018

Carol Tenopir

Discover what Carol Tenopir, Chancellor's Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville School of Information Sciences, has to say about the evolution of library resources and services, trends like open science, and the resulting impact on LIS education.



Join our librarian presenters to learn how they are using a variety of tactics and tools to showcase their institution's research. Discover how they work with stakeholders from researchers to the research office to raise the visibility of scholarly outputs, and the library's profile at the same time. 


How rich data and a versatile research information system fuel world-class library research services

By Scott Taylor, The University of Manchester Library | Jan 31, 2018

University of Manchester Pure and the library research services

Learn more about the library research services fueled by rich data at the University of Manchester, including open access compliance, increasing visibility of research output, streamlining identifiers and profiles, managing research data and more.

You are cordially invited to the following Elsevier-hosted events at the ALA 2018 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver, CO. Scroll down the page for details on each event and registration links.


  • The Hunter Forum
  • Networking Reception Hosted by Elsevier
  • Library Connect Focus Group on Scopus Training Program
  • Cookies, Cocoa and Joule

How are librarians harnessing the power of visuals?


In this webinar, three librarians with very different perspectives — collection development, institutional repository, library leadership — will address a common theme. How to enrich their reports and presentations to key library stakeholders with multimedia and data visualizations.


Scholarly communication issues around scholarly collaboration networks

By Colleen DeLory, Elsevier Library Connect | Oct 25, 2017

Scholarly collaboration networks

With the rise of scholarly collaboration networks, librarians need to understand the role of these networks in the research lifecycle, the key issues involved and how to incorporate SCNs into scholarly communication models and instruction and outreach activities. 


IR managers face several challenges in supporting open access uptake and driving policy compliance; read about how University of Florida and Qatar University are taking advantage of ScienceDirect APIs. Also learn more about how CHORUS assists with public access and compliance.

This month, Library Connect sent a short survey to subscribers asking for input on how librarians and information professionals are helping to inform their researchers about open access publishing options.