Library researchsupportpartnerships

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ARLG London and South East presentation 8th May 2013 by Andria Mcgrath on topic of Suppporting Researchers

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Library researchsupportpartnerships

  1. 1. 1Library research supportpartnershipsAndria McGrathResearchInformationSpecialistResearchManagementDirectorateFormerly:LibraryLiaisonManager(Research)
  2. 2. 2Partnerships within Library ServicesAt King’s 4 departments• Information resources• Customer Services• Research & Learning Liaison• Archives & Information Management
  3. 3. 4Information Resources• Acquisition– Physical– electronic• Management of electronic resources• Collection reviewDigital Assets• New team – role – split between– managing Digital Course Packs for taught courses– managing publications in institutional repository– Administering Open Access funds
  4. 4. 5Archives & Information Management• Foyle Special Collections Library• Unique historical resources – closed access butaccess by arrangement• Digitisationprojects• Datamanagement
  5. 5. 6Training & support for Information retrievaland management• RLL team – training for staff and research students• Updates for staff on new resources• Expert help for literature reviews – includingsystematic reviews In Health and Social Sciences• Bibliographic management software• Data management (Archives & Information Mngmnt)• All Library and ITS research support training isorganised by a member of the RLL team in liaisonwith the Graduate School
  6. 6. 7Finding and applying for Funding• LS currently administers Research Professionaldatabase• Information specialists can provide one to one helpwith searching the database and setting up alerts• IM team provides advice on data managementplans – now an essential part for most funding bids• Advice on whether of not OA publication costs needto be included in funding bids
  7. 7. 8Disseminating research• Publishing - help for early career researchers– Choosing the journal – impact factors, tips and tricks• Citation policy – and damage limitation exercises withWoS and Scopus• Referencing – bib software and plagiarism –Dissertation clinics• Theses – Word - Long documents for Thesesnot just technical software course• Posters – PowerPoint for Posters course – liaisonwith Graduate School
  8. 8. 9OpenAccess• Drafted policy for College• Open access publishing (Wellcome, RCUK andothers) – Gold –Digital assets team administer the funds• Open access in repositories – Green• Copyright agreements – addenda• Creative commons licences• Theses – etheses in the new repository
  9. 9. 10Support for the RAE, REF – CRIS• RAE – Research Gateway – home grown – ITpartnership• Pure – IT and Research Directorate• Digital Assets team in Information resources– importing Web of Science/Scopus records– Proactively encouraging Open Access– Quality assurance• Information specialists – supporting academics oneto one
  10. 10. 11Evaluating research - bibliometrics• Attended CWTS course in Leiden• Advice on our webpages• ‘Citation counts’ training course• Web of Science• Scopus• Google Scholar• InCites – percentile in subject area useful forselecting REF outputs• Scopus integration with Pure
  11. 11. 12External liaison with data providers• Development partner with Thomson Reuters onInCites• JIBS member of WOSEC – in future – ScopusEnhancement group too (or instead)• Dialogue with data providers about affiliation/addressissues (University Rankings)• Citation and acknowledgement of funders policy forthe College
  12. 12. 13Data management and archiving• New – Data management policy• Information Management team• Advice provided on web pages – Informationmanagement (currently) will be amalgamated• Digital archiving• ODM – Optimising Data Management– one aspect – supporting the improvement of thesystem that records the College School anddepartmental hierarchy.

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