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Slides presented to the University of Warwick's Institute of Advanced Studies Early Career Research Fellows on Tuesday 11 May 2010. ...

Slides presented to the University of Warwick's Institute of Advanced Studies Early Career Research Fellows on Tuesday 11 May 2010.

Also included a live talk through some of the library's web pages.



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  • Ac Services division: 4 wings
  • The space is not only for PGs, but also for research staff, should they wish to use it. Equipment includes vid conf facilities (new) Advisers are recruited to have knowledge of the research process. Our events are to facilitate collaboration and communication, to help overcome isolation for researchers

Library support for researchers Library support for researchers Presentation Transcript

  • Library support for researchers Jenny Delasalle
  • Talk about…
    • What the library offers, in terms of research support.
    • Information needs of researchers.
    • Ideas on what the library could/should do.
    • Where the library fits with other research support units at the University.
  • What the library offers
    • … in support of research
    • Library collection: print & online
    • MRC as a source of primary material
    • WRAP repository publishes on Open Access
    • Wolfson Research Exchange
    • Library “Support for Research” web pages
    • Librarians & archivists can advise
      • At events; by e-mail; by telephone and in person
  • Library web pages
    • Library Support for Research: http:// /lib-researchers
    • Repositories at Warwick: WRAP
    • WIRE: Lit Review and Disseminating your Research
    • EndNote Web
    • Wolfson Research Exchange
  • Modern Records Centre
    • Library website - http:// /library/
    • See their Subject Guides for an overview of their collection.
    • Also see “Module Resources”.
  • Warwick Research Support Landscape
    • Peers – in department/cross-department.
    • RSS
    • IAS
    • LDC
    • Library
    • IT Services
    • Communications Office
    • University Management – HoDs & Central Admin
    • Graduate School & Student Skills Development
    • Legal Compliance
    • Warwick Ventures
  • Themes for Library support
    • Literature searching: library collection management & information skills training.
      • Disparate sources, varying quality
      • New purposes: finding collaborators through bibliometrics?
    • Reference management.
      • Gathering, storing, re-purposing & formatting.
      • Author’s own publications data.
    • Dissemination/scholarly communication.
      • Using WREx
      • Web 2.0, Copyright & Open Access, Bibliometrics, Funder policies
    • Archiving: preservation and enabling discovery, for re-use.
      • MRC, WRAP, Data storage?
      • IPR, ethics & funder policies
  • Contact us
    • Academic Support Manager (Research) Jenny Delasalle –
    • Academic Support Librarians