Research Administration: Relieving the Pressure on Researchers

Dani Guzman In this series on the dynamics of research in the changing academic world, we looked at what research offices consider their key priorities, the effects of COVID-19 on researchers, the role of Open Access, and the challenge of measuring research impact with traditional metrics. For our final installment, we’ll consider the administrative burden […] The post Research Administration: Relieving the Pressure on Researchers appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Making the News: Minimizing COVID Risk on Campus

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News As a second surge of coronavirus cases sweeps across Europe, governments and universities alike have been grappling with the question of whether to keep universities open for face-to-face teaching. In France, the government has taken the decision out of universities’ hands. At the end of October, president Emmanuel […] The post Making the News: Minimizing COVID Risk on Campus appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

A Message for World Digital Preservation Day

Daniel Greenberg, Rosetta Product Manager at Ex Libris Dear Digital Preservation Community, First, I would like to congratulate you on the WDPD 2020. This important annual milestone reminds us of how important the global Digital Preservation community is, particularly during this challenging year. We’re once again reminded to raise our heads above the chaotic reality […] The post A Message for World Digital Preservation Day appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Update on the Innovative Acquisition

ProQuest today announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has closed its review of the acquisition of Innovative. Innovative, which during the investigation operated separately, can now be integrated into the ProQuest corporate family. Operationally, Innovative will run independently as a ProQuest entity and peer company to Ex Libris. Please review this press release from […] The post Update on the Innovative Acquisition appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

The Big Challenges of Small Libraries

Asaf Kline, Ex Libris Academic libraries serve students, staff and faculty at the world’s colleges and universities, supporting teaching, learning and research (and once in a while, shooting a music video). As Dr. Camila A. Alire, former ALA President, put it, “Academic librarianship is for those who are constantly intellectually curious and who can apply […] The post The Big Challenges of Small Libraries appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Taking the Pulse of Reference Management Service Users

Ella Garrison Understanding the workflow of students and researchers when collecting, organizing, and citing research materials and knowing what resources they use is critical to providing a superior user experience in their preferred reference management service. At Ex Libris, the RefWorks user experience team conducted a survey of over 400 researchers and students who use […] The post Taking the Pulse of Reference Management Service Users appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Research Office & Library Leaders on the Challenges of a Changing Landscape

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris The nature of university research is changing rapidly, forcing higher-education leaders to adapt in response. In conversations with members of the Ex Libris Research Management Advisory Council, research office and library leaders at prominent universities worldwide discussed how they’re overcoming key hurdles like these at their own institutions. We’ve collected these […] The post Research Office & Library Leaders on the Challenges of a Changing Landscape appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Measuring Research Impact: Limitations and Opportunities

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris Continuing our analysis of the dynamics of research in the academic world, we are going to dive into the detailed survey of American, British and Australian researchers and research office leaders commissioned by Ex Libris and carried out by the Alterline research agency. We have already reviewed key priorities for the […] The post Measuring Research Impact: Limitations and Opportunities appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Enhance Resource Exploration in Primo through a New Yewno App

Scott Schuetze, Ex Libris Discovery services provide valuable access to specified collections, extended services, and subject-matter experts and convey valuable information to library users. They are designed to deliver the user experience that’s in the best interest of the library while also fulfilling user needs, going well beyond what’s available through Google, Google Scholar, and […] The post Enhance Resource Exploration in Primo through a New Yewno App appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble Chats with Ex Libris

Scott Schuetze, Ex Libris Ex Libris recently hosted Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble (Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the Department of Information Studies). At this special session she focused attention and highlighted the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for organizations involved with knowledge management and technology. As part of Ex […] The post Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble Chats with Ex Libris appeared first on Ex Libris. […]