Claire Sewell is Research Support Skills Coordinator in the Office of Scholarly Communication at Cambridge University Library. She is a qualified CILIP Chartered librarian, Conference Coordinator for the SLA Europe Board and Associate Editor of the New Review of Academic Librarianship. She regularly contributes to the professional press including book reviews, commissioned case studies and opinion pieces and peer reviewed scholarly articles.
- Table of Contents
- About the Author
- scholarly communication, open research and the research lifecycle;
- research data management;
- open access;
- disseminating research;
- metrics and measuring impact including the Journal Impact Factor, H-Index, and Altmetrics;
- career paths in research support; and
- why and how library staff at all levels can get involved in the process of doing research and sharing their outputs.
2. Scholarly communication 101
3. Research data management
4. Open access
5. Disseminating research
6. Metrics and measuring impact
7. Career paths in research support
8. Getting involved in the scholarly communication process
"The structure, which covers the research process from data management through publication and impact assessments, is well suited for cover-to-cover reading ... Well organized and clearly written."
"Libraries with burgeoning scholarly communication programs will find this book to be a valuable resource for understanding the basic concepts of research support and introducing readers to the changing world of scholarly communication. Universities, research offices, and scholarly communication departments will benefit from the practical illustrations of how staff in both research and non-research roles can contribute to the scholarly communication process."
— Serials Review