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Category: Librarians

Collaborating for Social Impact

Tanja Collavo - Librarians

To solve global challenges, the input of everyone and every sector is needed. However, collaborations for knowledge exchange between researchers and non-academic organizations are still relatively limited and, even when they take place, are not always successful. What is wrong and what can be done? We asked this question to early career researchers, employees of

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How can librarians and research managers work together?

Sarah Slowe - Education, Librarians

Sarah Slowe is the Head of the Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) at the University of Kent. The office was established last year and reports to the Assistant Director of Library Collections (Information Services) with a dotted line to Director of Research Services. Both, alongside an Internal Board, set the direction of the OSC. In this blog, Sarah discusses how research managers and librarians can most effectively work together to help make an impact.

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Creating Communities with Research Cafes – how libraries can connect the university

Katherine Stephan - Librarians

Katherine Stephan is the Research Support Librarian at Liverpool John Moores University. Prior to working in academic libraries, Katherine worked for public libraries in Norwich, Bristol and South Gloucestershire. In this piece, she discusses how the library can play a central role in promoting research and developing communities within and outside the university.

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