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LEARNING FROM RESEARCH SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS FOR INFORMING POLICY DECISION A QUICK GUIDE

LEARNING FROM RESEARCH SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS FOR INFORMING POLICY DECISION A QUICK GUIDE | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

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LEARNING FROM RESEARCH:
SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS FOR INFORMING POLICY DECISIONS
A QUICK GUIDE
David Gough, Sandy Oliver and James Thomas
EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education
University of London
December 2013

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LILAC :: LILAC 2017: Slides from papers.

Barbara Allan (Independent Consultant) - Making an impact beyond the library and information service (view slides)

Josie Fraser (Social and Educational Technologist) - The library is open: librarians and information professionals as open practitioners (view slides)

Alan Carbery (Associate Library Director, Champlain College, Vermont) - Authentic information literacy in a post-truth era (view slides)

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Study finds female professors outperform men in service -- to their possible professional detriment

Study finds female professors outperform men in service -- to their possible professional detriment | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Women shoulder a disproportionately large workload at home in ways But are female professors also “taking care of the academic family” via disproportionate administrative loads? A new American study says yes and adds to a growing body of research suggesting the same.

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Outcomes from Wikipedia’s #1Lib1Ref campaign 2017 - Research Libraries UK Blog

What role does Wikipedia have in higher education, and how do research libraries contribute? Several RLUK member libraries participated in Wikimedia’s flagship #1lib1ref campaign from 15 January-3 February 2017 to increase the number of citations on its articles, and others have hosted Wikimedians-in-residence in recent years

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 The shackles of scientific journals-  useful article from the  The Economist

 The shackles of scientific journals-  useful article from the  The Economist | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
SCIENCE advances fastest when data and conclusions are shared as quickly as possible. Yet it is common practice for medical researchers to hoard results for months or years until research is published in an academic journal. Even then, the data underpinning a study are often not made public.
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Experiences surrounding gender equality in STEMM academia and the intersections with ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. ASSET 2016 - Equality Challenge Unit

Experiences surrounding gender equality in STEMM academia and the intersections with ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. ASSET 2016 - Equality Challenge Unit | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Experiences surrounding gender equality in STEMM academia and the intersections with ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age.
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NUS-USI Student Wellbeing Survey Report  NUS USI

National Union of Students Northern Ireland highlights stress and mental health

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Higher education: understanding participation gaps - GOV.UK

Higher education: understanding participation gaps - GOV.UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Report examining differences in higher education participation between different areas in England.
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Return on investment? How universities communicate with the outside world - HEPI

Return on investment? How universities communicate with the outside world - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Richard Garner is the UK’s longest-serving education correspondent and has worked at the Times Educational Supplement, the Mirror and the Independent. In this HEPI Occasional Paper, he questions whether universities are making the most of their opportunities to work with the media. Through a series of colourful anecdotes, he reveals what journalists really want to know and how higher education institutions can best work with them.
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Encouraging people into university - GOV.UK

Encouraging people into university - GOV.UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Report on how sending letters to young people influences their behaviour when applying to university.

Research testing whether supplying young people with personalised information on their career options affected their future behaviour - an approach referred to as ‘nudging’.

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More innovation through university-business collaboration - Economic and Social Research Council

More innovation through university-business collaboration - Economic and Social Research Council | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Institution outputs | Nature Index

Institution outputs | Nature Index | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Nature Index tracks the affiliations of high-quality scientific articles. Updated monthly, the Nature Index presents research outputs by institution and country. Use the Nature Index to interrogate publication patterns and to benchmark research performance.
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Accelerated degrees in higher education - GOV.UK

Accelerated degrees in higher education - GOV.UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Review of the existing evidence for undergraduate accelerated degrees as an alternative way of studying in higher education.
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15 minutes to develop your research career: new podcasts Taylor and Francis

15 minutes to develop your research career: new podcasts Taylor and Francis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

includes mentoring, presenting

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The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market: IPPR

The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market: IPPR | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The decline in the proportion of graduates entering high skilled work has led to a rise in internships offering interns experience in the workplace and employers a cheap form of labour This report addresses the problems this is creating in the labour market and puts forward policies to prevent internships becoming a barrier rather than an aid to social mobility
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Gender in the Global Research Landscape

Gender in the Global Research Landscape | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Elsevier’s comprehensive report on research performance through a gender lens, Gender in the Global Research Landscape.
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Open Science  Monitor- European Commission

Open Science  Monitor- European Commission | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Open Science Monitor supports open science initiatives in Europe. It provides information on the state of open science data, policies and case studies.

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Young University Rankings 2017: results announced

Young University Rankings 2017: results announced | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Newer universities excel when it comes to internationalisation, Times Higher Education’s 2017 ranking of the world’s top young universities shows
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Event Justification Toolkit

Event Justification Toolkit | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Claire Sewell (Cambridge University Library) has created an event justification toolkit that will help you create a business case for why you should attend a conference or training event.

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Graduates’ career planning and its effect on their outcomes - GOV.UK

Graduates’ career planning and its effect on their outcomes - GOV.UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Findings from the planning for success survey, which examined student outcomes and career planning strategies.
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Building digital capabilities: the six elements defined - Jisc Repository

Building digital capabilities: the six elements defined - Jisc Repository | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Building digital capabilities: the six elements defined
The framework has most often been used by digital leaders and staff with an overall responsibility for developing digital capability in their organisation. However, it can be used by staff in any role and by students in any educational setting.

guide for library staff http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6616/1/JiscProfile_libraryinformationprofessional.pdf

 

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Research income for business schools – Chartered Association of Business Schools

Research income for business schools – Chartered Association of Business Schools | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Our latest analysis of research income for Business & Management research. Decline in European funding.

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Research Library Issues, no. 290 (2017): Library Impact on Undergraduate Student Learning

Research Library Issues, no. 290 (2017): Library Impact on Undergraduate Student Learning | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Great articles on why libraries matter.

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Sue Hickson's curator insight, March 27, 8:29 PM
'Instruction' is redundant. Deliver content online and use face to face time for customised help. Great article on Library instruction. Embedded approach is the way to go...glad we are on the right track.
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THE Student Experience Survey 2017 results

THE Student Experience Survey 2017 results | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The best universities in the UK for student experience – as decided by current students – have been revealed
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Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries- LIBER Quarterly article

Research Data Services in European Academic Research Libraries- LIBER Quarterly article | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Sue Hickson's curator insight, March 16, 8:03 PM
European libraries agree that Research Data Services are an important part of library services, though it seems we are still in the early stages.