Tag Archives: research skills

Webinar – “To do your research work @ home: read-write-draw-promote”

(updated 30 Apr 2020) Given the movement of people are restricted during this extreme moment without having resources as normal, iGroup is rolling out a series of webinar to help researchers to continue learning while at home, with the theme “To do your research work @ home: read-write-draw-promote” Series of webinars as follows: Read the […]


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Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians published

(21 August 2017) The NASIG Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians have been approved and adopted by the NASIG Executive Board. They are now available at the NASIG web site at https://goo.gl/94eisN. This document describes the skills that librarians need to work in the highly collaborative environment related to digital scholarship and scholarly communications in […]


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New Librarians’ Competency Profiles published

(13 June 2016) A Task Force chaired by EIFL has released two new librarians’ competency profiles that will help to build capacity in libraries for supporting new roles in the area of scholarly communication and e-research. The librarians’ competency profiles were released during the  ELPUB 2016 conference, which took place from 7 – 9 June […]


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iGroup releases EEWOWW, an online authoring platform for professional writing

(10 March 2016, Hong Kong) The iGroup (Asia Pacific) Ltd is pleased to release EEWOWW, an online authoring platform for professional writing. EEWOWW (pronounced as e-wow) is designed to streamline the professional research writing process by integrating major aspects of the authoring workflow. EEWOWW helps authors to collect data, check originality, manage references, format manuscripts, […]


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Registrations now open for QUT’s Law Librarianship: Legals Research course

(13 August 2015) This course, developed with the support of the Australian Law Librarians’ Association, introduces you to the Australian legal system and the world of legal research. The program specifically helps you to explore and evaluate primary and secondary legal research sources, covering Commonwealth, State and Territory jurisdictions. There is a strong focus on […]


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Credo Survey: faculty teach information literacy in response to lack of student skills

(24 June 2015, Boston, Oxford) Credo has today shared the findings of two extensive surveys. The first surveyed 2,600 students on their thoughts and attitudes toward research, and the second questioned nearly 500 faculty members from American colleges and universities with regard to their students’ research skills, as well as information literacy instruction at their […]


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University of Adelaide Library Research Training Needs Survey results published

(10 April 2015) The University Libraries recently conducted a survey on research training needs. Key findings include: There is a clear demand for research support training on topics related to choosing journals to publish with, bibliometrics, altmetrics, social media and research profiles, and open research data. Responses indicate that more than one training delivery method […]


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Monash team wins the 2014 CAUL Achievement Award

(21 March 2015) The 2014 award recognises “a significant change to professional practice and institutional approaches for developing students’ research skills within curricula at Monash University and beyond, initiated by the exceptional leadership of the Research and Learning team of Lyn Torres (Information Research Skills Manager) and Leanne McCann (Learning Skills Manager), leaders of the […]


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