Meet the Expert Webinars

This educational webinar series brings together industry experts and information specialists

Meet the Expert Webinars are a series of live, educational, online talks which are specially designed for librarians. Free to attend, you can expect to gain insight into emerging new information technologies and some of the most pressing issues faced by librarians today. Each webinar will feature two contributions: one from an industry expert and another one by a librarian or practitioner. Our role is to plan, host and moderate the bi-monthly sessions...

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If you would like to find out more about each individual webinar, or register, please click on one of the links below. You will then be presented with a short description of the webinar, its learning outcomes, and information about the speakers.

To join the webinar, all you need is an internet connection and access to a telephone or use VoIP (headset recommended). We will provide you with a toll-free phone number to dial-in.

At the end of each session there will be a live Q&A. In case you are unable to attend the webinar, you are welcome to view a recorded version at your convenience or download the presentation slides.

Next webinar

23 March 2017 - 3-4 pm CET: Mind the Google gap - How to ensure that researchers adopt the latest tools and techniques

Dr. Oliver Renn, ETH Zurich, explains how the University has successfully developed and introduced new formats that encourage students and researchers to fully utilize the latest tools and discovery techniques

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If you have any questions about this webinar series, please get in touch with us.

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Holger Barth

Account Development Manager DACH

Springer Nature

+49 (0) 6221 487 8543


  • 6 April 2017: Text Data Mining
    Peter Leonard, Director Digital Humanities Lab, Yale University Library
    Lindsay King, Associate Director for Access and Research Services, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University
  • August 2017: Publishing Innovation
    Presenter list to follow
  • June 2017: Research Data
    Alex Ball, Research Data Librarian, University of Bath
    Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Head of Data Publishing, Springer Nature
  • October 2017: Linked Open Data
    Presenter list to follow


6 October 2016: Beyond citation metrics - Sharing and tracking scientific output via Altmetric and Kudos

  • Almetrics - Ben McLeish,
  • Altmetric and Kudos - Dr. Joachim Schnabl, Science Communications Manager at the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences (D-CHAB) at ETH Zurich

Beyond citation metrics

8 December 2016: Introducing ORCID - Researcher identification and research information

  • ORCID and researcher identification - Josh Brown, ORCID
  • ORCID DE - Initiative to promote ORCID in Germany - Paul Vierkant, Helmholtz Association

Introducing ORCID

2 February 2017: How does the proliferation of new researcher tools affect libraries and publishers?

  • Changing research workflows: Opportunities for researchers, librarians and publishers - Bianca Kramer & Jeroen Bosman, Utrecht University
  • Transformative Research Support at CUHK Library - Dr. Louisa Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
  • Researcher tools: Follow up survey - Dan Penny, Springer Nature

How does the proliferation of new researcher tools affect libraries and publishers?

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