View the webinar, download the slides and link to resources from the Feb. 26, 2015 event with Judith Coffey Russell, University of Florida; Alicia Wise, Elsevier; Michael Witt, Purdue University; and James Toon, University of Edinburgh.
The self-paced online Librarian Certification Program from Mendeley covers functionality, how to demonstrate Mendeley, and how to promote it to users. Incentives include Mendeley promotional material valued up to $250 and a free premium upgrade for 500 users at the librarian’s institution.
Data-mining tools are being used to ask questions none of us could imagine answering before. This article explores the librarian’s role in data mining and provides an example of a collection of data mining experiments in digital humanities.
Many types of institutional and research repositories exist to address different institutional needs, digital collections and research outputs. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss the different approaches their institutions have taken, their mandates, software and systems, and staffing.
By The University of the West Indies at Mona Campus Halls of Residence Librarians | Nov 14, 2014
By connecting to first-year students in a personal way, librarians within residence halls and the commuting students' lounge minimized library anxiety among students and set them on the path to academic success.
Interview with AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, UC Berkeley School of Information | Nov 13, 2014
We envision the field of data science as a bell curve. At one end are the PhD statisticians, computer scientists and physicists. At the other end are data analysts doing the simpler tasks. We are preparing our students for the big bell in the middle.