A co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research
An update from the LIS Research Coalition
Online Information Seminar...
2006-2008: Consultations with stakeholders
March 2009: Coalition established by 5 founding members
British Library, CIL...
Formal structure
 To improve access to LIS research
 To maximise relevance and impact of LIS research
Acting as the focu...
Our goals are to
bring together information about LIS research
opportunities and results
encourage dialogue between rese...
To 28th
November 2010
Our provision
• 33 pages
• 41 posts
User engagement
• 21,227 hits total
• Average 1,415 hits per mon...
Conference 2010
Big investment in 2010
Comprehensive archive
includes all presentation slides,
write-ups of sessions, vide...
Events – updated navigation
General listings
• Avoid clashes when planning events
• Identify outlets for own work
Coalitio...
Publications page – new
• Published papers, full text
• All presentations
• Output reflects activity
• 11 presentations
• ...
Links – updated
navigation, new content
Links – updated
navigation, new content
Side bar – new content
• Last 5 tweets
• Tag cloud
• Monthly archives
• LIS awards via JISCMail
• Site map
• Wiki
Side bar...
Side bar – new content
• Last 5 tweets
• Tag cloud
• Monthly archives
• LIS awards via JISCMail
• Site map
• Wiki
Side bar...
Initial purpose 1
• Directory of practitioner research
Initial purpose 1
• Directory of practitioner research
Initial purpose 2
• Complement LIRG directory
Initial purpose 2
• Complement LIRG directory
We also tweet!We also tweet!
To 28th
November 2010
Our provision
• 1,975 tweets
• We follow 48 feeds
• We scan mailing lists
• We scan print publicatio...
New journal issue publishedNew journal issue published
Invitation to join consultationInvitation to join consultation
Rese...
New in 2011: DREaM project
Developing Research Excellence and Methods
Funded by the AHRC
Runs January 2011 to August 20...
 http://lisresearch.org
Where you will find a link to these slides, and suggestions for
content are welcomed
Follow @LI...
LIS Research Coalition
http://lisresearch.org
@LISResearch
Dr Hazel Hall
hazel.hall@lisresearch.org
+44 (0)7 969 07 8181
A co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: an update from the Library and Informat...
A co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: an update from the Library and Informat...
A co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: an update from the Library and Informat...
A co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: an update from the Library and Informat...
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A co-ordinated and strategic approach to Library and Information Science research: an update from the Library and Information Science Research Coalition

  1. 1. A co-ordinated and strategic approach to LIS research An update from the LIS Research Coalition Online Information Seminar, 2nd December 2010 Hazel Hall
  2. 2. 2006-2008: Consultations with stakeholders March 2009: Coalition established by 5 founding members British Library, CILIP, JISC, MLA, RIN August 2009: Hazel Hall appointed to lead implementation March 2010: SHALL - associate member July 2010: COLICO - associate member Timeline and membership
  3. 3. Formal structure  To improve access to LIS research  To maximise relevance and impact of LIS research Acting as the focus for external support of LIS research in the UK Facilitating a co-ordinated and strategic to LIS research across the UK
  4. 4. Our goals are to bring together information about LIS research opportunities and results encourage dialogue between research funders promote LIS practitioner research and the translation of research outcomes into practice articulate a strategic approach to LIS research promote the development of research capacity in LIS
  5. 5. To 28th November 2010 Our provision • 33 pages • 41 posts User engagement • 21,227 hits total • Average 1,415 hits per month • 233 comments Updates since 2009 • “Refreshed” look and feel • Improved navigation • New resources To 28th November 2010 Our provision • 33 pages • 41 posts User engagement • 21,227 hits total • Average 1,415 hits per month • 233 comments Updates since 2009 • “Refreshed” look and feel • Improved navigation • New resources
  6. 6. Conference 2010 Big investment in 2010 Comprehensive archive includes all presentation slides, write-ups of sessions, video footage, contributions from remote participants, links to blogged reviews, and analysis of conference evaluation form data. Conference 2010 Big investment in 2010 Comprehensive archive includes all presentation slides, write-ups of sessions, video footage, contributions from remote participants, links to blogged reviews, and analysis of conference evaluation form data.
  7. 7. Events – updated navigation General listings • Avoid clashes when planning events • Identify outlets for own work Coalition listings • Keep a check on Coalition activities Events – updated navigation General listings • Avoid clashes when planning events • Identify outlets for own work Coalition listings • Keep a check on Coalition activities
  8. 8. Publications page – new • Published papers, full text • All presentations • Output reflects activity • 11 presentations • 4 publications, 3 peer reviewed Publications page – new • Published papers, full text • All presentations • Output reflects activity • 11 presentations • 4 publications, 3 peer reviewed
  9. 9. Links – updated navigation, new content Links – updated navigation, new content
  10. 10. Side bar – new content • Last 5 tweets • Tag cloud • Monthly archives • LIS awards via JISCMail • Site map • Wiki Side bar – new content • Last 5 tweets • Tag cloud • Monthly archives • LIS awards via JISCMail • Site map • Wiki
  11. 11. Side bar – new content • Last 5 tweets • Tag cloud • Monthly archives • LIS awards via JISCMail • Site map • Wiki Side bar – new content • Last 5 tweets • Tag cloud • Monthly archives • LIS awards via JISCMail • Site map • Wiki
  12. 12. Initial purpose 1 • Directory of practitioner research Initial purpose 1 • Directory of practitioner research
  13. 13. Initial purpose 2 • Complement LIRG directory Initial purpose 2 • Complement LIRG directory
  14. 14. We also tweet!We also tweet!
  15. 15. To 28th November 2010 Our provision • 1,975 tweets • We follow 48 feeds • We scan mailing lists • We scan print publications • We tweet events User engagement • 1,112 followers • 125 list entries • Frequent retweeting of content • International follow community To 28th November 2010 Our provision • 1,975 tweets • We follow 48 feeds • We scan mailing lists • We scan print publications • We tweet events User engagement • 1,112 followers • 125 list entries • Frequent retweeting of content • International follow community
  16. 16. New journal issue publishedNew journal issue published Invitation to join consultationInvitation to join consultation Research resource newsResearch resource news Conference call for papersConference call for papers Conference report Conference report News on REF2014News on REF2014
  17. 17. New in 2011: DREaM project Developing Research Excellence and Methods Funded by the AHRC Runs January 2011 to August 2012 Development of UK-wide network for LIS researchers Training events and opportunities for knowledge exchange First event – conference, Tuesday 19th July 2011, London
  18. 18.  http://lisresearch.org Where you will find a link to these slides, and suggestions for content are welcomed Follow @LISResearch @LISResearch will tweet your research-related news, queries... Contribute to the wiki See https://lisresearch.wikispaces.com/
  19. 19. LIS Research Coalition http://lisresearch.org @LISResearch Dr Hazel Hall hazel.hall@lisresearch.org +44 (0)7 969 07 8181

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