Articles and news for librarians

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COVID-19 resilience hub librarians

The following links provide useful resources for librarians and their users during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Where should I publish?

A library handout with tips and tools for researchers. Helping researchers find the right journal for their manuscript is immensely rewarding and important....

Information literacy lesson plan for librarians

The library is only useful if you understand how to take advantage of its collection and services....

Engaging with research performance analytics

For those tasked with tracking research productivity and demonstrating a return on research value, research performance metrics are the best way to make a case....

ScienceDirect's new Advance Research tab

New ScienceDirect advanced search delivers fast and powerful results

Keeping up with scientific literature has been described as the single most important skill that remains crucial throughout a researcher's career, but it's no easy task....

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Evaluating research has just gotten easier with the new ScienceDirect PDF Reader

With researchers now assessing and evaluating content on screen rather than in print, we have been exploring options to optimize the online PDF reading experience....

Svetla Baykoucheva

Advice from a Librarian: Information Literacy Instruction

Librarian Svetla Baykoucheva gives overview of a large-scale science information literacy program implemented at the University of Maryland College Park....

Top books coming to ScienceDirect in Social Sciences

Our ScienceDirect customized insights report with the preview of the upcoming social sciences books that would be of greatest interest...

Help Your Users Publish Their First Book

Last year authors Dr Komang Ralebitso-Senior and Dr Caroline Orr from Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK put together a First Time Authors blog series...

Advice from a Librarian: Information Literacy Skills in the Research Process

Academic librarians serving research communities must be familiar with research processes and methodologies to stay abreast of these challenges....