Providing library services
From information literacy instruction to advising on research data management, librarians provide a breadth of user services. The following resources can assist as you plan, promote and provide user services.
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Research metrics quick reference
Increasingly, librarians are reporting on research outputs and advising researchers on metrics that help illuminate research impact. Download this quick reference tool with clear definitions on metrics like the h-index and CiteScore, and share it with your researchers.
Where should I publish?
This handout covers key points to review with researchers in instructional sessions and research consultations as they decide where to submit their manuscript. It provides tips and tools for finding and evaluating journals, including five signs of a predatory journal.
Staying visible, relevant and connected with your research community
In this Library Connect webinar, three librarians discuss their research into and experience of learning new skills and launching new services for today's research community.
Three solutions to address competition, impact and collaboration
In this case study, discover how the University of Johannesburg is using the combined power of ScienceDirect, SciVal and Scopus to help expand its mission from a comprehensive university to an innovative research enterprise.
Information Literacy Lesson Plan for Librarians
This lesson plan offers a customizable teaching structure and an associated tool, the Concept Map. Use this plan to support information literacy sessions for undergraduate students.
From pilot to launch: Developing an OER program and OA journals
Learn how the library helped faculty explore the value and benefits of open educational resources to save students an average of $200 each on textbook costs, and assisted students in launching two open-access journals.
Mentoring helps authors say “no” to predatory journals
Help your researchers identify where to publish by learning more about how reputable publishers are collaborating to support better standards, open peer review, data sharing and more.
Raising the global visibility of non-English, non-STEM research: Case study
Discover how a university in Bogota, Colombia uses Pure to raise the visibility of its non-STEM, non-English language research, including indexing in major internet search engines for improved retrieval.