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A library dean discusses strategies for librarians to guide users to reliable scholarly content, and a product manager goes step-by-step through the process of discovering layered content.

Download the Library Connect 2019 Digest to receive information about what services and priorities were important at other libraries that you may want to implement in your own library this year.

Are you attending ER&L 2020 in Austin? If so, we hope to see you at some of our sessions.

Creating international collobrations, implementing smart services, and technologic advances are paving the way for the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) Library to meet the needs of its faculty, researchers, and students.

The Hunter Forum at ALA Midwinter 2020

Library Connect | Jan 3, 2020

Hunter Forum

By taking a leading role in open science at their institutions, librarians are harmoniously aligning themselves with their institutional strategies. In this year’s Hunter Forum, panelists will discuss current initiatives in enabling open science with collaborative tools and connected infrastructures. We will also look to the future at how the results of these efforts can be realized in a holistic way to benefit the research ecosystem

Top Library Connect articles of 2019

Library Connect | Nov 21, 2019

A list of the most popular articles and webinars of 2019 on topics including open science, research data management, library performance measurement, outreach activities and more.

The Charleston Conference is a great venue for discovering new resources and trends in library and information science, reconnecting with colleagues, and broadening your network. We hope to see you there!

Launching a library digital humanities center: reflections and lessons learned

Pamella R. Lach, San Diego State University | Oct 28, 2019

SDSU Digital Humanities Lab

In collaboration with a campus-wide Digital Humanities Initiative, a university library began a grass-roots effort to open a new DH Center. The DHC allows faculty and students to leave their silos, connect with each other, build relationships and imagine new possibilities.

 

Producing digital tutorials on a shoestring budget

By Daniel Fitzroy and Ula Lechtenberg, Sacred Heart University | Oct 16, 2019

Sacred Heart University tutorials portals

A small library staff in a university with a growing number of online programs needed to move beyond face-to-face interactions as their only form of instruction. They focused on creating digital learn objects, particularly videos and tutorials, to meet the needs of their key users.

 

Expanding the impact of research

By Eileen Harrington, University of Maryland Libraries | Sept 30, 2019

Changes that make the processes related to research more transparent can be considered open science. Many of these components overlap, and open science initiatives often incorporate a mixture of them.