Facet Publishing has released Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, edited by Andy Tattersall.
As the industry sees a shift in the way users search for content, librarians are in a unique position to influence the discovery process. The challenge is to make the content procured both searchable and accessible, so librarians are looking to content providers for help with discovery.
Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. As the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, Scopus has intuitive tools that allow you to track, analyse and visualise research.
From researchers searching for collaboration partners to academic research leaders and government agencies evaluating research impact, SciVal is the tool of choice for hundreds of academic, business and government customers worldwide.
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool