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


Benefits of using a reference manager: From the lens of a student turned librarian

Interview with Humberto Martínez Camacho, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico | Mar 9, 2020

Universidad Panamericana, Mexico

In his role as a reference librarian, Humberto Camacho collaborates with researchers to make discovering, storing and disseminating science effortless.

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

Webinar: April 16 | Setting researchers up for success with better workflow

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

Library Connect Webinar

In this 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.

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.