Researchers Information Needs
RLUK Report Re-skilling for Research (2012)
- It maps the requirements of researchers with the skills of subject/liaison/support librarians
- It finds a skills gap in nine key areas (see p.3) where future involvement by librarians is considered to be important now and is also expected to grow sharply
Libraries supporting research
- Supporting researchers and The development of research library support – RLUK 2014-17 Strategy
- Library Research Training Needs Survey Results – University of Adelaide (2015)
- Envisioning the Future of Scientific Research Libraries: A Discussion (White Paper – 2012)
- Vitae (2011) Researcher Development Framework
- RIN and OCLC Research 2010 Research support services: What services do researchers need and use?
- User studies and risks for research libraries? – OCLC Research
- UK Survey of Academics 2015 – Ithaka S+R | Jisc | RLUK **NEW REPORT June 2016**
- What do academics want – a survey of behaviours and attitudes in UK higher education
- UK Survey of Academics 2012 (Ithaka S+R | Jisc | RLUK)
- Fleming-May, R & Yuro, L 2009, From Student to Scholar: The Academic Library and Social Sciences Ph D Students’ Transformation, Portal-Libraries and the Academy, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 199-221.
- Education for Change Ltd. 2009 Researchers of Tomorrow: A three year (BL/JISC) study tracking the research behaviour of ‘Generation Y’ doctoral students
- Lives and technologies of early career researchers (JISC report by James 2009)
- Towards a profile of the researcher of today: what can we learn from JISC projects? – Looks at differences across the disciplines in the virtual research environment
- Researchers of tomorrow: The research behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students
- CIBER Reports: A British Library/JISC Study (2007-8)– See Documents & Multimedia section for all reports
- Carol Tenopir on Time, Value, and Trust in Scholarly Communication – interesting research into scholarly reading habits
- Trinquart, L., Johns, D. M., & Galea, S. (2016). Why do we think we know what we know? A metaknowledge analysis of the salt controversy. International Journal of Epidemiology – an article about the polarization of systematic reviews on the link between salt and health. This is interesting for librarians to note, given the role of librarians in literature searching for systematic reviews.