Boosting science literacy amongst postgrads – a role for librarians?

With Elizabeth Moll-Willard, Stellenbosch University | June 26, 2020

A desire to educate others led a faculty librarian to develop a short online course for her university’s postgraduate students, designed to provide them with science literacy survial skills.

The ALA 2020 Virtual Event is a few days away.  Elsevier will be hosting several educational sessions and we hope to see you there!  

The RDMLA is an online program created by a team of expert librarians consisting of eight units, with optional continuing education credits available. 

This ScienceDirect webinar provides a look into increasing science literacy through understanding scientific knowledge and practices that contribute to a more streamlined understanding of science.

A collection of links providing useful resources for librarians and their users during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Annual student symposium quickly adapts into an interactive virtual showcase

Maureen Schlangen, University of Dayton and Rachael Zaleski, Elsevier | May 8, 2020

Stander symposium

After COVID-19 sent higher education to the remote realm, a swift customization by Elsevier’s Digital Commons institutional repository team ensured that a popular student symposium at the University of Dayton didn’t become a casualty.

Tips to optimize researcher education and collaboration

With Potenza Atiogbe, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals, NHS Trust | Apr 30, 2020

Researcher Collaboration

Key ways a librarian service manager leverages Mendeley to support networking and training in her work at the NHS Trust in the UK.

Webinar Recording | Setting researchers up for success with better workflow

With Rebecca Morin, Potenza Atiogbe, Kristina Hopkins | Mar 6, 2020

Library Connect Webinar

In this recorded webinar, a recent PhD student discusses the student perspective on learning about the research workflow. Followed by librarians who explore their role in enabling the effective collaboration of research teams and ensuring researchers have the skills to manage their research data.

Five ways librarians teach science literacy

With Kristina Hopkins, PhD Science Education | Apr 27, 2020

Science Literacy Image

A recent PhD student describes five key steps librarians can take to help students become literate in science.

How to build and promote your RDM skills and why you should

With Rebecca Morin, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University | Apr 27, 2020


Tufts University librarian Becky Morin highlights four ways that librarians can hone and share their research data management skills and some compelling reasons why they should.