The Facet Research Support Collection

Jun 2016 | 688pp

3 volume set
9781783301744
Price: £135.00
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The Facet Research Support Collection

This Collection contains the following books:

There is a 10% discount off the combined price of the books in the Collection

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research

1. Introduction
2. Section summaries
3. Landscapes and models
4. Structures and strategies
5. Places and spaces
6. Library staff roles
7. Collections
8. Specific interventions in the research process or lifecycle
9. Teaching approaches
10. Information literacy skills workshops and programmes
11. Bibliography

Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries

Introduction: a vision for supporting research - Starr Hoffman
Part 1: Training and infrastructure
Introduction to Part 1 - Starr Hoffman
1. Constructing a model for Mexican libraries in the 21st century - Alberto Santiago Martinez
2. Researching illustrated books in art history: a brief history of the Biblioteca Digital Ovidiana project - Fátima Díez-Platas
3. The ‘Developing Librarian’ digital scholarship pilot training project - Richard Freeman    
Part 2: Data services and data literacy    
Introduction to Part 2 - Jackie Carter
4. Training researchers to manage data for better results, re-use and long-term access -Heather Coates
5. Data services for the research lifecycle: the Digital Social Science Center - Ashley Jester
6. Mapping unusual research needs: supporting GIS across non-traditional disciplines - Karen Munro
Part 3: Research as a conversation
Introduction to Part 3 - Starr Hoffman
7. Implementing open access across a large university: a case study - Dominic Tate
8. Bridging the gap: easing the transition to higher education with an information literacy MOOC - Mariann Løkse, Helene N. Andreassen, Torstein Låg and Mark Stenersen
9. Metadata enhancement through name authority in the UNT Digital Library - Hannah Tarver and Mark Phillips

Altmetrics: A practical guide for librarians, researchers and academics

1. Introduction - Andy Tattersall 
2. Road map: From web 2.0 to altmetrics - Andy Tattersall 
3. "Metrics of the trade": where have we come from? - Andrew Booth 
4. The rise of altmetrics - Euan Adie 
5. Alt meets metric - William Gunn 
6. The evolution of library metrics - Ben Showers
7. Considerations for implementing new technologies -  Andy Tattersall 
8. Resources and tools - Andy Tattersall 
9. Appmetrics - improving impact on the go - Claire Beecroft 
10. The connected academic - implementing altmetrics within your organisation - Andy Tattersall 
11. Post-publication peer review - Andy Tattersall 
12. Conclusion - Andy Tattersall

Moira Bent is Faculty Liaison Librarian and National Teaching Fellow at Newcastle University and is one of the authors of the 2007 Facet book, Providing Effective Library Services for Research.

Starr Hoffman is Head of Planning and Assessment at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she assesses many activities, including the library’s support for and impact on research. Previously she supported data-intensive research as the Journalism and Digital Resources Librarian at Columbia University in New York. Her research interests include the impact of academic libraries on students and faculty, the role of libraries in higher education and models of effective academic leadership. When she’s not researching, she’s taking photographs and travelling the world. 

Andy Tattersall BA (Hons) MSc  FHEA is an Information Specialist at the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield.  He is also secretary of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Multimedia and Information Technology Committee and a Mendeley Advisor for the social reference management software company.

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