Webinar: Tips to enhance your researcher’s productivity

A library dean will discuss strategies for librarians to guide users to reliable scholarly content, followed by a ScienceDirect product manager who will highligh product innovations and time-saving tips.

Source: Webinar: March 4 | Tips to enhance your researcher’s productivity

C&RL News – February 2020

The February 2020 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Leading off the issue, Abigail Goben and Robert J. Sandusky discuss the risks and opportunities of “Open data repositories” in this month’s Scholarly Communication column. In the latest edition of our Perspectives on the Fra

Source: C&RL News – February 2020

The Role of Library Technicians

“Library technicians play a vital role even in libraries with qualified librarians and teacher-librarians, as well. They perform much of the back-end technical and day-to-day operations of the library, allowing librarians and TLs to focus their efforts on the specific functions of their own roles, such as developing and revising library policy and strategic planning; developing and delivering lessons to students about digital literacy, research, and critical thinking; working with teachers to assist struggling readers; finding and assessing the latest research to assist teachers or school policy makers with their duties; or being involved with curriculum planning to ensure a focus on literacy and information skills.” Excerpt.

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Source: The Role of Library Technicians

Research articles on the 2019 Coronavirus

Publishers have opened their access to research articles on the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (Wuhan Virus). Here are some of them:

There are also useful sites on the 2019 Coronavirus:


Managing conflict in the intergenerational library workplace

Conflict is inevitable in any workplace, and libraries are no exception. Some of the factors that can cause conflict may be similar within a generational cohort but can vary substantially across age groups. For managers who lead intergenerational teams, an understanding of how different age groups function can help you deal effectively with conflict should it arise.

Source: Managing conflict in the intergenerational library workplace