By Magnus Osahon Igbinovia, University of Ibadan-Nigeria and Esther Oluwayinka Solanke, Redeemer’s University | June 8, 2015
The question of whether or not a reference librarian is still relevant is tantamount to asking whether or not man needs illumination in dark places. We believe that reference librarians are more relevant than ever in this information age.
Free online “campus” supports researchers in their drive to publish | May 27, 2015
How can early career researchers get a footing in research and publishing? Librarians play an important role by helping researchers to develop the knowledge and skills they need. Elsevier's Publishing Campus provides training modules and seminars free of charge via an intuitive platform
Could you elaborate on collaborating with faculty? Do you think that doing action research is suitable for librarians? Do you have any advice for librarians working outside of academic libraries interested in getting started in research?
By Catherine Pepper, Heather K. Moberly, and Gail P. Clement, Texas A&M University | Apr 13, 2015
Texas A&M University Libraries has minted nearly 17,000 ORCID iDs, integrating the researcher identifiers into the thesis and dissertation workflows of graduate students, and developing a robust outreach and education program.
Have you ever wondered whether you would flourish or flounder while managing a one-person library? If you would like to explore whether you have the skills and personality for the job, take this fun and enlightening checklist drawn from the new book "Managing the One-Person Library."