Librarians are doing amazing things as interdisciplinary facilitators, knowledge creators, systems specialists, teachers, and researchers; however, this expertise is not always reflected online.

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

Raising the visibility of your institution and researchers

With Guus van den Brekel, University Medical Center Groningen | Feb 25, 2020

Project OASIS

The rapid growth of the international higher education system has put  universities under pressure for attracting the best talent and funding. In this competitive environment, raising the profile of an institution is crucial.

Scopus author profile tips from a research impact librarian

With Rachel Miles, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University | Feb 25, 2020

Scopus Author profiles

A research librarian shares visual examples of how she searches, refines, compares and understands Scopus research impact metrics.

Faculty profiles as gateways to library services

With Denise Brush and Jonathan Jiras, Rowan University | Feb 24, 2020

Rowan University IR

Investing time in profiling the people and expertise that make an institution unique can result in some unexpected benefits, as two librarians at a US public research university have discovered.

IR outreach and partnership yield award-winning results

With Karen Ramsden, Montclair State University | Feb 20, 2020


A vision of a successful institutional repository (IR) suggests academic papers, research data and other scholarly artifacts. But the success of the IR will also depend on an unseen factor — the strength of your stakeholder partnerships. 

Webinar Recording: The library’s role in high-value profiles of researchers and institutions

With Denise Brush, Jonathan Jiras, Rachel Miles, Guus van den Brekel | Feb 14, 2020

Library Connect Webinar

In this recorded webinar, four librarians present info on the role they play in promoting the value of their researchers and institutions. 

A library dean discusses strategies for librarians to guide users to reliable scholarly content, and a product manager goes step-by-step through the process of discovering layered content.

Download the Library Connect 2019 Digest to receive information about what services and priorities were important at other libraries that you may want to implement in your own library this year.

Are you attending ER&L 2020 in Austin? If so, we hope to see you at some of our sessions.