Professional development

Professional development for librarians

Librarians are lifelong learners. You regularly engage with new technology, research workflow and learning design. The following resources can assist as you enhance your skills and advance your career.

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Library Connect articles and webinars - professional development

Deep Dive into COUNTER Code of Practice Release 5

In this instructional webinar, you’ll learn about the COUNTER COP5, which went into effect January 2019. Learn how the release was developed and go step-by-step through the new reports and their use cases.

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Say it loud and say it proud: the superhero approach to being a librarian scholar!

The author highlights ways in which librarians and information professionals can share their successes and achievements by turning their professional achievements into scholarly outputs.

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Training and development for librarians: Why bother?

In this article, a Director of Library Services shares insights into motivation and morale, reward and recognition, team development and more. There are also helpful descriptions of more than 10 forms of training from conferences to job shadowing.

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Exploring the need for a research data management librarian academy

Several university libraries recently partnered with Elsevier to study the need for a Research Data Management Librarian Academy that could provide online RDM training.

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Are you using APIs?

Learn how a librarian employed a combination of Scopus APIs to generate research impact visualizations.

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