Searching for Research Funding: A Look at the Data

Ella Garrison, Ex Libris What Funding Opportunities are Researchers Searching For?  The Ex Libris funding solutions Pivot and Research Professional combined hold the most comprehensive, up-to-date database of sponsored research funding opportunities. With billions of dollars available from a wide array of sponsors, researchers and academic research offices worldwide use Pivot and Research Professional to […] The post Searching for Research Funding: A Look at the Data appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

RefWorks Projects for Research & Systematic Review

Ella Garrison, Learning & Research, Ex Libris Behind the Scenes: How RefWorks Projects Came to Be In the course of research, users may be involved in multiple projects simultaneously or over a period of time. While these projects generally have distinct goals, requirements, source materials, and collaborators, together they also collectively constitute user activity. Researching […] The post RefWorks Projects for Research & Systematic Review appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

What Do Researchers Expect from the Library?

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris So far in our series on supporting academic research, we’ve looked at the latest challenges facing researchers themselves and at the opportunities for the research office to improve support for researchers. This time, we will expand our investigation to include the library and how researchers see it in the context of […] The post What Do Researchers Expect from the Library? appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

4 Ways your College Mobile App can Make Life Easier for your Students

Jackie Sherlock, Ex Libris Let’s face it, student life can be hard. For many students, this is the first time they have left home — and they now find themselves having to organize their own finances and accommodations, making sure there is food in the cupboard and clean clothes in the closet. And that’s before […] The post 4 Ways your College Mobile App can Make Life Easier for your Students appeared first on Ex […]

Priorities and New Challenges for Research Offices

At the end of our last blog post on new challenges facing academic researchers, we highlighted a comment in a report by the University of Cape Town in South Africa about the “culture of research” a research office can help promote at a university. Continuing our review of the Alterline study commissioned by Ex Libris, […] The post Priorities and New Challenges for Research Offices appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

A Chat with RapidILL and Ex Libris: The Resource-Sharing Revolution

Mike Richins, Director of Product Management at RapidILL and Sharona Sagi, VP Resource Sharing Solutions at Ex Libris Ex Libris is welcoming RapidILL into its family of solutions, adding one of the most practical and innovative resource sharing systems for what is expected to be a revolution in the field. To better understand what this […] The post A Chat with RapidILL and Ex Libris: The Resource-Sharing Revolution appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

The New Challenges Facing Academic Researchers

Researchers in higher education are under constant pressure. They face complex funding challenges, increasingly robust compliance rules, new institutional demands, and technological advances. They must adapt to all these developments, make their work more accessible to colleagues, and demonstrate its reach to institutional decision-makers – while not short-changing the actual research and teaching they are […] The post The New Challenges Facing Academic Researchers appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss