Meet the Expert Webinars

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. 

Information about upcoming webinars will be posted on this site. For each webinar you will find a short description, 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.

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Previous recorded webinars

17 October 2017: Bookmetrix 2.0

  • Martijn Roelandse, Head of Publishing Innovation, Product and Platform Group, Springer Nature

Previous: Bookmetrix Webinar

28 September 2017: Best practices for tracking, archiving and sharing of research data 

  • Alex Ball, Research Data Librarian, University of Bath
  • Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Head of Data Publishing, Springer Nature

Previous: Best Practices for Tracking, Archiving and Sharing of Research Data

6 April 2017: Robots Reading Vogue: How text and data mining cast new light on a large historical archive

  • Lindsay King, Associate Director for Access & Research Services,
    Haas Arts Library, Yale University Library
  • Peter Leonard, Director, Digital Humanities Lab, Yale University Library

Robots Reading Vogue - How text and data mining (TDM) cast new light on a large historical archive

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

  • Dr. Oliver Renn PhD, Head of the Chemistry | Biology | Pharmacy Information Center, ETH Zurich

Mind the Google gap

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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?

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

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

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