4 major ways researchers shaped Covid-19 policy
Following a recent webinar, we explore how Nature Portfolio journals turn research insights into evidence that drives policy change, and how this process was pivotal during the Covid-19 pandemic
Co-creation, Convincing Evidence and Avoiding ‘Pilotitis’: Insights on the Applications of AI in Heart Failure
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine is an ever-growing field, spanning from diagnostics to treatment regimens. But how is this impacting the field of heart failure?
The Nature Portfolio: 9 facts librarians need to know
What makes a Nature journal, and what impact do these journals have on research and the research community? Following a recent webinar, we pull out some key facts about the Nature journals and how they drive positive change through groundbreaking research.
Fixing’ the user experience in scholarly publishing
How do we fix the user experience? At the end of January, the NISO invited a range of speakers to put forward ideas and case studies as part of their virtual conference, The User Experience: Just Fix It. Read about the latest developments
What does effective library leadership look like in the virtual age?
A panel of librarians and leadership experts discuss how leadership skills are vital for libraries to survive and flourish. Incl. practical advice and insights into the positive impact of effective leadership practices.
All access: how to highlight library accessibility services and improve website experience
How can librarians improve the visibility of accessibility services online and ensure the accessibility of web content? These issues were addressed by an expert panel in a one-hour webinar presented by Springer Nature and Choice/ACRL.
ResearchGate partnership and COUNTER 5 usage reporting
In the past decade, eBook collections have become more common place, publishing technologies have improved.
Best practices for eBook collections with the University of Central Florida
Sara Duff, Acquisitions & Collection Assessment Librarian at the University of Central Florida Libraries, explains the process of eBook collection acquisition.
Elevating Women in Science
A researcher, a librarian and a head of publishing discuss what librarians can do to encourage diversity and inclusion in learning and researching
Defining a Collection Development Strategy and Evaluating Business Models for eBooks
With a trend in switching to remote access and digital learning resources, librarians are looking into new options to cater the demands for faculty and students researching and studying from home.