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The role of the library in supporting open and connected research and researchers. E-only scholarly jounrals: overcoming the barriers. Get out of the library - UKSG eNews. 21 Apr 2017 Donna Lanclos, University of North Carolina, Charlotte As 'the anthropologist in the stacks', I have gotten used to questions from librarians about students and faculty.

Get out of the library - UKSG eNews

They are familiar, and occasionally vexing, questions: “What do they think?” “How do they know?” “How do we know?” But I am an anthropologist, and it’s my role not to always answer the specific questions; reframing, pulling back and looking at the wider, more holistic view helps illuminate larger contexts. The reality is some academic work does happen in the library. Limiting the work of the library to the building, or the organisational structures of the library, is a problem. My argument is for holism, and not reducing the work we do (or that our students or faculty do) to a list of tasks, or string of numbers. Northerncollaboration presentations. Author Services A researcher’s guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Getting to grips with Search Engine Optimization, or SEO as it is commonly known, can seem a difficult task at first.

Author Services A researcher’s guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

We all know it is important to ensure that your research is discoverable on search engines and online journal platforms. Taylor & Francis Online has over 3.7 million articles available, so how do you make sure that your work can be easily found and read by interested and relevant researchers? Here, we share five quick and easy steps you can follow to help improve the visibility of your research online… But first, what actually is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? SEO is simply the process of attempting to improve a web page’s search engine rankings. What does this mean for researchers? What is Kudos? A brief introduction. Approaches to Authentication Whitepaper 1. UKSG eNews. 21 Nov 2016 The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has announced the names of five publishers now supplying metadata that conforms to phase two of the recommended practice, KBART: Knowledge Bases And Related Tools (NISO RP-9-2014).

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Conformity with KBART indicates that the format and content of data supplied by these publishers observe practical recommendations for timely exchange between content providers and knowledge base vendors. The newest endorsers are: Greenleaf PublishingHarvard University Press IEEEOxford University Press Project MUSE "All content providers, from major databases to small publishers, are encouraged to submit a sample file to the KBART Standing Committee," said Magaly Bascones, Service Manager at Jisc Collections and co-chair of the committee.

To learn about how an organization can endorse KBART, and for more information on the initiative's Phase II activities, visit the NISO website.

Library Promotion

LMS. Staffing. Information Literacy. Workshops & Seminars. Did you miss a recent online seminar?

Workshops & Seminars

Learn to code. Internet Archive Book Images. "A New Partner in the Process" by Leslie J. Foutch. Abstract Academic librarians have tremendous opportunity to demonstrate their worth to the institutions they serve.

"A New Partner in the Process" by Leslie J. Foutch

One successful approach is for faculty and librarians to collaborate on a research project; however the frequency of such partnerships has not been readily documented in academic library literature. This paper shows how the addition of an academic librarian to a faculty research team led to a better understanding of how faculty projects operate, and how the process can lead the way for librarians to be seen as valuable research partners in the academic landscape. Recommended Citation Foutch, Leslie J. (2016) "A New Partner in the Process: The Role of a Librarian on a Faculty Research Team," Collaborative Librarianship: Vol. 8: Iss. 2, Article 6. 171 Downloads. About - Project Counter. COUNTER is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of library, publisher and vendor members, who contribute to the development of the Code of Practice through working groups and outreach.

About - Project Counter

All members’ fees contribute to maintaining and developing the COUNTER Code of Practice. See the Members List for a complete list of member organizations. Hints & tips. 1Friendly Guides to COUNTER Reports COUNTER, via Mitchell Dunkley, a Principal Information Assistant for De Montfort University (DMU) Library & Learning Services, has provided three guides for understanding COUNTER reports:Friendly Guide to COUNTER Journal ReportsFriendly Guide to COUNTER Book ReportsFriendly Guide to COUNTER Database Reports 2Usage Scenario for Result Clicks and Record Views In order to help librarians understand Result Clicks and Record Views in the COUNTER Database Reports, Eric Howard, Information Services Librarian at Leeds Beckett University, has created and shared this Usage Scenario. 3COUNTER Quick Guide to Result Clicks and Record Views COUNTER has received a number of queries about the definitions of Result Clicks and Record Views and how to use them in evaluating database usage.

Hints & tips

A Quick Guide can be found on the COUNTER website: 4When I download my Web of Science DB1 report, it doesn’t appear to be compliant.

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JIBS website. Value for Money in Research Support: Perplexing problems, practical solutions 8th July 2015 at JISC Collections offices in Brettenham House, London. ePub3: a vision for the future?

JIBS website

Learning Analytics and Metrics. Research and Repositories. Journals and Databases.

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Fines. Learn to code. 7 Steps to Increase Digital Participation. Research by the Tinder Foundation shows that those households who are least likely to be digitally connected are the very same households who are also likely to be struggling on a whole range of other measures of social and economic prosperity.

7 Steps to Increase Digital Participation

And as technology gets better and faster, the divide between those who are connected and those who are not grows ever wider. Put simply, digital technology is exacerbating already well-entrenched inequalities when it should be bridging them. So, how do we fix this problem? Free UKSG webinar: Future Casting – The Horizon Report and Beyond. This webinar has now passed.

Free UKSG webinar: Future Casting – The Horizon Report and Beyond

You may still register to receive a link to a recording of the webinar by sending an e-mail to Maria Campbell. Dave Parkes has kindly made his slides available. Please use the correct attribution if you wish to use them. Programme and slides. Session sponsored by PebblePad Speaker: Shane Sutherland, CEO and founder, PebblePad e-portfolios might more readily be described as Me-portfolios as they are most often seen, and advanced, as a means of promoting personal, professional and/or promotional information about their owner. When used in this context, many and varied tools can be utilised to create a digital presentation about the portfolio author. However, as ‘e-portfolio systems’ have evolved so too has the pedagogical understanding of their wider affordances, resulting in many more instances of task-portfolios appearing in the curriculum. LILAC 2014. 60-Second Adventures in Thought. Materials. A Quick Guide to the Flipped Classroom.

Abingdon & Witney College. Hecommissionreport-toogoodtofail. E safety. Taylor & Francis Libsite - Use of social media by the library. Skip to navigation Social media has the potential to facilitate much closer relationships between libraries and their patrons, wherever they are based, and however they choose to access library services and resources. This white paper has been researched and compiled by Taylor & Francis to provide an overview of current practices relating to the use by libraries of social media, from a world-wide perspective, against which individual institutions can benchmark their own activities and be inspired to try new approaches. Read the Taylor & Francis white paper on social media use in libraries Learn more about the key findings from the white paper: Watch the presentations from the UK launch event | Read the transcript Visualisation of key findings from the white paper on social media use in the library:

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Fake it ’til you become it: Amy Cuddy’s power poses… visualized. College. Library Skills. Copyright. Digital Learning + Apps. Work skills. Blended learning and Flipped Classroom.