Providing library services

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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Where should I publish?

This handout provides tips and tools—from identifying potential warning signs of predatory journals to essential questions you should ask when evaluating a journal, and more—so you can support your researchers and help them decide where to submit their manuscripts.

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Staying visible, relevant and connected with your research community

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.

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Information Literacy

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.

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Library Connect articles and webinars - supporting users

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.

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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.

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Librarians

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.

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Research metrics guide

Explore our guide to metrics that can help your researchers discover the impact of their work, including citation and document count to the number of media mentions.

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