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Antony Brewerton "Supporting research: new opportunities for 'subject librarians'" SALCTG June 2013

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Presentation covers: library support for researchers at the University of Warwick; RLUK project into changing roles of subject/liaison librarians in supporting research in their institutions and in …

Presentation covers: library support for researchers at the University of Warwick; RLUK project into changing roles of subject/liaison librarians in supporting research in their institutions and in particular at key skills and knowledge areas; looks ahead to likely areas of increased importance in the near future.

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  • 1. Supporting Research:new opportunities for‘subject librarians’AntonyBrewertonHead ofAcademicServicesUniversity ofWarwick
  • 2. The LibraryUniversity of Warwickwww.flickr.com/photos/earthfromtheground/367365316/
  • 3. remodelv.tr. remodelled, remodelling;1. model again or differently.2. reconstruct.
  • 4. Academic Services Division,The Library, University of WarwickHead of AcademicServicesTeaching Grid &Learning GridManagerAcademic ServicesDevelopmentManagerLearning GridCoordinatorsProject StaffAcademic SupportManager(Research)Academic SupportOfficersAcademic SupportManager(Teaching &Learning)ResearchExchange &Postgraduate HubManagerResearchExchange &Postgraduate HubCoordinatorResearchExchange &PostgraduateHub AssistantsResearchExchange &PostgraduateHub SupportOfficersAcademic SupportLibrariansResearch MatchDeveloper (project)Research MatchSupport Officer(project)Learning GridOfficerLearning GridAdvisorsTeaching GridAdvisorsTeaching GridCoordinatorStudent asResearcherProject Officers
  • 5. www.rluk.ac.uk/node/657
  • 6. Changes inthe Learning EnvironmentFrom ToReactive/stable Creative/agileInstruction ConstructionContent delivery User generated contentOne to many/interactive Peer 2peer/participativeInteractive ParticipativeCurriculum centric Learner centricMundane Engaging
  • 7. Changes in theResearch EnvironmentFrom ToSole researcher/smallteamsGlobal researchcollaborationsSingle disciplinaryfocusMulti- & inter-disciplinaryfocusNest Community of scholarsPrint dependent Desk top delivery
  • 8. Changes in theLibrary businessTraditionally NowPhysical stock Digital resources +Scarce resources Amazon/Google etc.One study size fits all Third placePhysical barriers AccessibilityIndependent provider Collaborative partnerControlling MotivationalSupply drivenLibrary/operations centricEmbedded user-focused service
  • 9. SCONUL Focus,2011, 51, p.60-67
  • 10. Subject Librarians?• Academic Subject Librarian• Academic Support Librarian• Academic Support Consultant• Academic Librarian• Academic Liaison Librarian• Information Librarian• Information Specialist• Senior Information Advisor• Liaison Librarian• Faculty Liaison Librarian
  • 11. ...and rather excitingly...• Research Support Librarian• Research Support Specialist• Research Liaison Manager
  • 12. Core Subject Librarianship skillsNo. Job description duty Frequency ofoccurrence1. Information skills teaching 532. Liaison/user-focused approach 503. Collection management/development 47=4. Budget management 36=4. Enquiry support 365. Production of print/Web guides 286. Blended learning/e-learning/VLE support 157. Current awareness 3
  • 13. New skillsNo. Job description duty Frequency ofoccurrence1. Marketing 352. Staff management 283. QAA/quality assurance/audit support 84. Management data collection 6
  • 14. Changes in theResearch EnvironmentFrom ToSole researcher/smallteamsGlobal researchcollaborationsSingle disciplinaryfocusMulti- & inter-disciplinaryfocusNest Community of scholarsPrint dependent Desk top delivery
  • 15. Research rolesNo. Job description duty Frequency ofoccurrence1. ‘Research support’ 152.3.4.5.6.7.
  • 16. ‘Research support’ – job purpose‘to be responsible for developing and implementing aresearch support strategy across all library user groups toensure that the needs of researchers are met’…and…‘to ensure that the library fully supports the *institution’s+research strategy’
  • 17. Research rolesNo. Job description duty Frequency ofoccurrence1. ‘Research support’ 15=2. Bibliographic software support 8=2. IR/IR advocacy 8=3. Promotion of special collections 4=3. Copyright 44. Bibliometrics/impact measurement 35. RAE/REF support 2
  • 18. RLUK Workforce Think Tank‘Subject Librarians’ Project& the new RLUK Strategy
  • 19. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectAimsTo map the information needs of researchers onto tasks tobe undertaken by subject librarian/informationspecialist/liaison staff and to develop the skills sets ofexisting staff to ensure they meet the needs of aconstantly changing research environment
  • 20. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectStakeholder groups• Researchers• Subject librarian/information specialist/liaison staff• Directors• Pro-Vice Chancellors for Research/research managers• Library Schools• Professional bodies
  • 21. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectAreas of investigation1. Review of subject librarian (etc.) roles• Literature review of subject librarian/information specialist/liaisonstaff roles in the UK, North America and Australasia• Environmental scan of subject librarian/informationspecialist/liaison staff job descriptions, staffing structures andmodels of researcher support in the UK, North America andAustralasia
  • 22. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectAreas of investigation2. Review skills sets required to support researchers• Literature review on the information needs of researchers in the UK,North America and Australasia (to include the ‘seven ages ofresearch’ model)• Define skills sets required by subject librarian/informationspecialist/liaison staff to support researchers (to include politicallypressing issues such as supporting the REF as well as ongoing skillssuch as advocacy/marketing) mapping these to researchers’information needs• Conduct a gap analysis in selected RLUK institutions
  • 23. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectAreas of investigation3. Review of relevant training and development activitiescurrently available in the sector• Review training for existing professionals and gaps in the market• Review training for new entrants and opportunities for working withlibrary schools to ensure new professionals are equipped to supportthe current and emerging research environment
  • 24. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectAreas of investigation4. Review alternative models of information support forresearchers• Review alternative routes to providing ‘library’ support forresearchers (eg. research data)• Review approaches that bypass traditional ‘library’ support andimplications for the profession
  • 25. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectOutcomes/deliverables• Analysis of the literature• Mapping of researcher needs (using ‘seven ages of research’ or othermodels) onto support activities• Review of support landscape and review of issues related to alternativemodels of information support for researchers• Composite job description and person specification• Tools for training needs analysis for staff• Analysis of training offered by library schools/other bodies andopportunities for developing new courses (for both entry level andestablished staff)• Analysis of how the research might inform future RLUK activities andopportunities for greater working with other professional bodies
  • 26. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo Researchers• Improved service offering– by depth– by scope
  • 27. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo Subject Librarians (etc.)• Scoping of activities required to support research will enable staffto identify opportunities for new roles, to extend portfolios andstretch postholders• Skills analysis will enable staff to identify skills gaps and trainingneeds• Leadership/distributed leadership opportunities may also beidentified
  • 28. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo Directors• Scoping of activities can be used by Directors for roledevelopment, informing planning and assessment of what staffcurrently offer, what can be abandoned, and what needs to bedeveloped in line with institutional strategies• This in turn can inform structural reviews of LIS services• Skills analysis can inform institutional training programmes• Customizable job descriptions and person specification templatescan be used to be tailored to meet the needs of individualinstitutions
  • 29. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo PVCs for Research/research managers• Scoping of activities will enable research mangers to become morefully aware of what can be offered by subject librarian/informationspecialist/liaison staff, rather than accept traditional models ofsupport or seek support from alternative routes/sources• This in turn may increase demand of (and support for) LIS services
  • 30. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo Library Schools• Identify opportunities for library schools to develop courses for newprofessionals which are more closely aligned to the needs of librarymanagers to ensure new entrants to the profession have theappropriate skill sets to support a constantly changing researchenvironment• Identify opportunities to work with RLUK to develop courses aimedat developing existing professionals
  • 31. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBenefitsTo Professional bodies• Increase understanding of relevant bodies (RLUK, RIN, RLG,SCONUL, CILIP) regarding the needs of researchers and supportoptions• Highlight opportunities for RLUK to work with library schools orother providers to develop training programmes for staff• This in turn will help RLUK to finesse its USP and raise its profile• Highlight opportunities for RLUK to work more closely with CILIP toinform its marketing to potential LIS professionals to show anotherdimension to library work
  • 32. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectThe Project• timely• of international interest
  • 33. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectMethodology• Mary Auckland• June 2010 – late 2011• Report: January 2012• 4 Work Packages
  • 34. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWork Package 1Researcher needs & Subject Librarian roles• An exploration of the information needs and information seekingbehaviour of researchers, and the role of Subject Librarianssupporting these, and mapping the role of Subject Librarians to theneeds of researchers• An environmental scan of ‘subject librarian’ job descriptions,staffing structures and models of researcher support– review of current literature– short questionnaire to 23 libraries
  • 35. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWork Package 2Subject Librarian skills sets• Defining the knowledge and skill sets required by ‘Subject Librarians’to support researchers based on the information gathered in WP 1• A validation of current and future relevance of the knowledge andskills sets identified and analysis of the extent to which SubjectLibrarians and their managers think the skills are currently available– review of current literature– questionnaire completed by 22 RLUK member libraries
  • 36. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWork Package 3Training and development currently available for new andexisting professionals• Investigate current training opportunities for Subject Librarians• Investigate gaps between provision and needs– desk research– short web-based survey of training suppliers– survey of LIS Schools
  • 37. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWork Package 4Alternative support models• A review of alternative models of information support forresearchers and implications for the profession– interviews with key players
  • 38. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectFindings• Researcher information (and other) needs…and how we are addressing them• Subject Librarians’ skills & knowledge,training needs & opportunities available,now & in the future• Subject Librarians and models ofresearcher support
  • 39. www.rluk.ac.uk/content/re-skilling-research
  • 40. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectFindings• Researcher information (and other) needs…and how we are addressing them• Subject Librarians’ skills & knowledge,training needs & opportunities available,now & in the future• Subject Librarians and models ofresearcher support
  • 41. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectSubjectLibrarians• starting point for research support posts
  • 42. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectSubjectLibrarians• starting point for research support posts
  • 43. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearchers• starting point for research support posts
  • 44. ResearcherResearch Conception• Research-enabling environment• Skills enhancement• Information provision/knowledgemanagementResearch Development• Funding• Project requirements & outcomes• Proposal preparation• Rights scoping• Research (outcomes and) outputsplanningIn-project support• Ongoing activity support• ReviewResearch(er) Administration• Personal Exposure and Records• Impact• Research Assessments andReviewsDissemination/Impact• Surfacing and Discovery• Primary Publication• Secondary ExposuresResearch Management• Content• Accessibility and reuse• Compliance• Rights management• Dissemination preparationResearchlife cycleapproach
  • 45. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 46. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 47. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 48. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 49. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 50. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectGenerally…‘To date, Subject Librarians have supported the needs ofresearchers through relatively traditional servicesrevolving around information discovery, collectiondevelopment and some elements of informationmanagement.’ (p.28)
  • 51. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectFlexibility‘...the most important skills or attribute staff can have is anadaptable and flexible approach to work.’ (p.29)
  • 52. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project32 skills & knowledge areas1. Deep understanding of discipline/subject2. Excellent knowledge of content (in all relevant media) available to discipline/subject3. Excellent knowledge of bibliographic and other finding tools in discipline/subject4. Knowledge to advise on relevant archive and special collections5. Awareness of current and changing local research interests6. Understanding of typical researcher’s experience, including their workflow, andhow researchers access and use information, within a discipline/subject and atdifferent stages of the researcher’s career7. Ability to gain an appreciation of individual researcher/project needs (includinglistening skills)8. Skills to build strong relationships with researchers and other campus professionalsand to establish collaborative partnerships…9. Awareness and ability to recognise the value of services provided by agencies suchas UKRR, RIN, RLUK10. Outstanding skills in information discovery, literature searching, etc.11. Ability to synthesise, analyse and provide digests of ‘discovered’ information
  • 53. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project32 skills & knowledge areas12. Knowledge to advise on the management of researchers’ information, including itsportability, particularly for bibliographic management and referencing tools, e.g.EndNote13. Knowledge to advise on the manipulation and presentation of researchers’information14. Good knowledge of data sources available in the discipline/subject15. Knowledge to advise on data management and curation16. Knowledge to advise on potential data manipulation tools17. Knowledge to advise on data mining18. Excellent skills to design information literacy training (both face-to-face andonline)19. Ability to advise on current trends, best practice and available options in researchpublication and dissemination …including scholarly communications and openaccess publishing20. Ability to advise on preserving research outputs21. Ability to advise on the preservation of project records
  • 54. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project32 skills & knowledge areas22. Sufficient knowledge to support compliance with the various mandates offunders, including open access requirements23. Understanding of the national and local research assessment processes24. Understanding of research impact factors …the REF, and the ability to advise oncitation analysis, bibliometrics, etc25. Understanding of author rights, copyright legislation and IP issues, and plagiarism26. Knowledge to advocate, and advise on, the use of metadata27. Skills to develop metadata schema and advise on standards28. Knowledge to advise on citing and referencing, and the use of bibliographicmanagement software29. Ability to advise on the value and use of mobile technologies, Web 2.0 and othercommunication tools to researchers30. Skills to participate effectively in research projects …assisting with bid and reportwriting31. Knowledge of sources of research funding to assist researchers to identifypotential funders32. Ability to proactively advise and market appropriate library services to researchers
  • 55. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project32 skills & knowledge areasThemes related to:• Information literacy• Information management• Subject/discipline & knowledge of tools/sources• Partnership building• Research process – generic & local knowledge• Research data management• Metadata and research data• Scholarly communications• Funder mandates, assessment & other ‘legal’ requirements• Web 2.0 & other emerging technologies relating to researchers
  • 56. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project9 areas of increasing importanceover next 2 – 5 years1. Excellent knowledge of bibliographic and other finding tools in discipline/subject2. Excellent skills to design information literacy training (both face-to-face and online)3. Outstanding skills in information discovery, literature searching, etc.4. Knowledge to advise on citing and referencing, and the use of bibliographicmanagement software5. Ability to proactively advise and market appropriate library services to researchers6. Good knowledge of data sources available in the discipline/subject7. Excellent knowledge of content (in all relevant media) available todiscipline/subject8. Awareness of current and changing local research interests9. Ability to gain an appreciation of individual researcher/project needs (includinglistening skills) (p.33-34)
  • 57. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project4 areas unnecessary now or in thefuture?1. Knowledge of sources of research funding to assist researchers to identify potentialfunders2. Deep understanding of discipline/subject3. Ability to synthesise, analyse and provide digests of ‘discovered’ information4. Ability to advise on the preservation of project records (p.35)
  • 58. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff Project9 areas of high skills gap, relativelyhigh importance1. Ability to advise on preserving research outputs2. Knowledge to advise on data management and curation3. Sufficient knowledge to support compliance with the various mandates of funders,including open access requirements4. Knowledge to advise on potential data manipulation tools5. Knowledge to advise on data mining6. Knowledge to advocate, and advise on, the use of metadata7. Ability to advise on the preservation of project records8. Knowledge of sources of research funding to assist researchers to identify potentialfunders9. Skills to develop metadata schema and advise on standards (p.43)
  • 59. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 60. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectTraditional liaisonmodel• Information literacy training• Provision of information on Web pages• Helping researchers on a 1-to-1 basis• Committee work/meetings• Informal liaison (p.50 – 52)
  • 61. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectTraditional liaisonmodel• Information literacy training• Provision of information on Web pages• Helping researchers on a 1-to-1 basis• Committee work/meetings• Informal liaison (p.50 – 52)
  • 62. SCONUL Focus , 2010,49, p.35-37
  • 63. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectNew ways ofworking withresearchers‘Several libraries report an evolution or possibly atransformation from this traditional liaison model to anew way of working with researchers.’ (p.52)
  • 64. SCONUL Focus , 2009,45, p.50-51
  • 65. SCONUL Focus , 2009,48, p.4-6
  • 66. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectBetter engagement‘Re-establishing a lively and sustained dialogue with their researchcommunities is a key challenge for the library and informationservices in many libraries… Better engagement betweeninformation professionals and researchers could add to theefficiency and effectiveness of research... Such a strategywould have to be proactive… And it would have to meet thechallenge of delivering results that correspond to researchers’patterns and timetables of work.’ (p.54)- RIN/BL (2009)
  • 67. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectJob descriptions‘Most participating libraries provided copies of job descriptionsand person specifications for their Subject Librarian posts.On the whole these documents make little mention ofsupport for research, and even when they do the tasks andresponsibilities included, and the skills and knowledgementioned, are couched in very general, rather thanspecific, terms. By and large they do not reflect the richnessof the *researcher’s needs+.’ (p.56-57)
  • 68. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectA change in focus‘…the focus needs to change from collections, to the process ofdoing research and mainly supporting the latter, “fromcollections to connections”.’ (p.62)
  • 69. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWhat should RLUK be doing to help members develop theskills sets of ‘Subject Librarians’?• We mustn’t ‘throw the baby out with the bath water’ –we mustn’t lose sight of the value Subject Librarianscurrently bring. How do we balance this with new roles?Who does the established activities?- RLUK Conference, Edinburgh 2010
  • 70. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectA team approach‘*Subject Librarians+ cannot be expert in themselves in each newcapability, but knowing when to call in a colleague, or how todescribe appropriate expert capabilities to faculty, will be keyto the new liaison role. Just as researchers are often working inteams to leverage compatible expertise, liaison librarians willneed to be team builders among library experts where thisadvances client research. New liaison roles are not emergingde novo, but rather in continuity with established roles.’ (p.63)- Hahn (2009)
  • 71. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectWhat should RLUK be doing to help members developthe skills sets of ‘Subject Librarians’?• Subject Librarians will need support with change.Many Subject Librarians have been in post for a longtime but they need to change or their posts willseem less relevant, especially given the need todemonstrate value for money• We need considerable staff development support tohelp staff take on new roles- RLUK Conference, Edinburgh 2010
  • 72. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 73. RLUK Workforce Think TankSubject Librarians/Information Specialists/Liaison Staff ProjectResearch life cycle1. Conceptualising new research, developing proposals,and identifying funding opportunities2. Seeking new information3. Information management4. Data collection5. Data discovery, management and curation6. Sharing, discussion, online collaboration7. Analysing and reflecting on information and data8. Writing up and dissemination9. Compliance, IP, © and other statutory requirements10.Preservation11.Quality assessment and measuring impact12.Commercialisation13.Emerging technology
  • 74. Thank youantony.brewerton@warwick.ac.uk

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