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Join research data librarians and leaders in developing library infrastructure and services, as well as Mendeley's research data expert, for insight into how to help researchers share their research data — from instruction and tools to motivating them with metrics for research data impact.

The databases are just the tip of the iceberg ...

Library Connect Event Switzerland 2015

By Oliver Renn, ETH Zürich | Aug 31, 2015

Attendees of Library Connect Switzerland 2015

Scientific publishers and scientific libraries should align to ensure that scientists are aware of and know how to use the numerous tools/services to retrieve, store and work with scientific information.

Personal Research Sessions: A consultation-based program for research support

By Jennifer L.A. Whelan, College of the Holy Cross | Aug 20, 2015

Extended reference questions have gradually declined at Holy Cross Libraries, while the Personal Research Session program has become increasingly popular.

Transforming library services at one of Nigeria’s leading academic institutions: it’s not business as usual

An interview with Abdullahi I. Musa, Interim University Librarian, Ahmadu Bello University | July 23, 2015

Ahmadu Bello University library

Repositioning the library for the global stage

Is it time to re-envision the role of academic librarians in faculty research?

Barbara Brydges and Kim Clarke, University of Calgary | July 15, 2015

When an open-ended offer of research support was made to faculty members, they all sought some form of assistance with literature searching. But is this an area librarians want to explore further, and if yes, can they deepen this relationship from support to collaboration?

Automating IR updates: The University of Florida and Elsevier answer questions about their institutional repository pilot project

By Judith Coffey Russell, University of Florida, and Alicia Wise, Elsevier | July 13, 2015

University of Florida institutional repository

ScienceDirect can share article metadata and full text directly with the institutional repository, so the university’s output has a better chance of being found by users and showcased within the institutional repository.

More than 725 librarians have registered to take part in the Mendeley Librarian Certification Program, including 10 librarians from the Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Journey from entomologist to librarian

By Judith E. Pasek, University of Wyoming | June 22, 2015

Judith E. Pasek

“You want to be a librarian?” That is the reaction I often got when telling friends and colleagues that I was following a successful career as an entomologist with the study of librarianship.

Join us for networking, refreshments and conversations about scholarly sharing and alternative metrics at the Elsevier booth #504. Sessions will include Rise of Alternative Metrics in Scholarly Research and Scholarly Sharing - how librarians and publishers can work together to support researchers.