- University of Leeds
- Yorkshire and North East
- Date first submitted:
- 24 Nov 2009
- Date last modified:
- 24 Nov 2009
- Relationship to RDF:
- Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities
- Knowledge base
- Cognitive abilities
- Domain B: Personal effectiveness
- Professional and career development
- Domain C: Research governance and organisation
- Research management
- Finance, funding and resources
- Domain D: Engagement, influence and impact
- Communication and dissemination
- Research project skills
- Postgraduate researchers
- Doctoral researchers
- Research staff
- Research masters
Rationale, aims and outcomes
What is the rationale for doing this?
How does it fit with institutional strategy?
What are the main features of the provision?
What are the aims and expected outcomes?
Researcher@Library is an online resource providing information, support and resources to researchers at all levels across the University. It brings together information from the Library and other support services to provide a one-stop-shop for researchers.
Researcher@Library covers the following areas: the Research Process; Literature Searching; Keeping up to date; Managing information; Research ethics; Disseminating information.
Skills@Library is strategically committed to providing researchers with opportunities to develop their research skills and to access the information they need for research efficiently.
Researcher@Library can be easily accessed by researchers wherever they are, to develop and refresh their information literacy skills, and raise awareness of the variety of resources available to them through Leeds University Library and other support services.
Are there any pre-requisites for engagement, e.g. levels of skill, years of experience, essential pre-activities?
How many participate in each 'activity'?
Most of the content is relevant to researchers in all subject areas. However, the literature searching section has been designed specifically for the Faculty of Medicine and Health in the first instance.
Evaluation: benefits, challenges and next steps
How do you monitor effectiveness?
Who do you seek feedback from?
Do you have benchmarks?
The literature searching section will expand to include other subject areas.
Additional generic sections will be added in the longer term.