Articles

The topic of the 2015 Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter will be "Raising the stakes: Librarians as partners in the research enterprise for high-impact university outcomes."

Access the recording, download the slides and link to resources from the Nov. 12 webinar on article, author and journal metrics: what librarians need to know.

The Charleston Conference is a wonderful venue for discovering new resources and trends in library and information science, reconnecting with colleagues, and broadening your network. We would like to provide you with some of our favorite picks below that include content from Elsevier and invite you to add these sessions to your calendar.

Beyond Downloads project team members discuss the results of interviews, focus groups, and an international survey with more than 1,000 scholars to investigate the ways in which they access, store, share and use downloaded scholarly articles.

Access the recording, download the slides and link to resources from the Oct. 22 webinar on how to help researchers share their research data — from instruction and tools to motivating them with research data impact metrics.

The eBooks Savings Calculator is an app that helps librarians estimate the potential cost savings of converting from print books to eBooks.

Supporting diverse and dispersed library users of child development resources

By Kisha Sawyers, University of the West Indies | Oct 5, 2015

Students at work in the CCDC library

A solo librarian uses her knowledge of web publishing platforms, automated library systems, and online education and e-resources, as well as skills in research, database development and management, database searching, and digital and information literacy to serve users ranging from researchers to practitioners.

Explore metrics-related library services for the individual to inform career development, publishing decisions, etc. and how a library conducted a faculty research performance assessment using bibliometrics in this one-hour webinar.

Data literacy in support of Research 2.0

By Tibor Koltay, Szent István University | Sept 24, 2015

Data literacy in support of Research 2.0

Data literacy focuses on both social and technical aspects of data, but encompasses practically all activities related to research data management, including data curation, data citation and fostering of data quality.

Elsevier’s Journal of Informetrics has shared a selection of articles highlighting various aspects of bibliometrics and altmetrics. These projects might be inspirational in starting a metrics project of your own.