Focus 56

ISSN 1745-5790 (online)
ISSN 1745-5782 (print)

The list of contents for SCONUL Focus 56 can be found below. Each article is in PDF format.

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Innovation in research support

Sending research material and data into the future
Malcolm Raggett, Ed Fay

Teaching research students: refreshing our practice and responding to participant feedback
Angela Newton, Dan Pullinger

The Sussex Research Hive: providing peer-led support for doctoral researchers
Joanna Ball

Research Support Librarian at Imperial College London: the first year
Tim Reeves

The researchers of tomorrow: how are ‘Generation Y’ doctoral students finding and using information?
Summary provided by the British Library

RLUK/SCONUL response to BIS statement on access to publicly funded research

Increasing the engagement: widening participation at York
Clare Ackerley, Tony Wilson

Library language: words and their definitions
Kirsty Carver, Maria Introwicz, Susan Mottram, Sophie North

Daddy works in a library: flexible working fathers
Daren Mansfield

Does it really improve their marks?
Adam Edwards, Vanessa Hill

Getting to the root of student ‘dis-satisfaction’ at the University of East London
Graham Fennell, Robin Stinson, Simone Ngozi Okolo

Study space assistants: the Royal Holloway experience
Carol Sadlowski

Quid pro quo: Harnessing multimedia students’ skills to produce library videos
Siobhán Dunne

The use of Prezi for customer journeys and customer service excellence
Jenny Morgan

Libraries and Learning Innovation and the use of Twitter
Helen Loughran, Carly Miller

Creating a successful chat library service: ‘Ask a librarian live’ at Cardiff University
Sonja Haerkoenen, Andrew Blackmore, Rob Beadle

Library induction with YouTube, Camtasia and an iPad
Richard Taylor

Embedding QR codes in the Bournemouth University print collection
Neil Ford

News from member libraries

Demonstrating value and maximising impact
Conference report by Valerie Stevenson

DARTS3: The Third Discover Academic Research Training & Support Conference
Conference review by Michelle Blake

Approaches to research data management
Event reviewed by Valerie Stevenson

Managing research
Reviewed by Neil Stewart

Practical cataloguing: AACR, RDA and MARC21
Reviewed by Clare Foster

Personalising library services in higher education: the boutique approach
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson

Transforming information literacy instruction using learner-centered teaching
Reviewed by Jo Ashley

The Special Collections Handbook
Reviewed by Katy Hooper