It’s official! Librarians make a significant contribution to R&D

A piece of research done by the publishing giant, Elsevier, has shown that “among researchers who work with librarians, 90% believe librarians make significant contributions to their R&D efforts.”  The sorts of activities they value include:

  • Locating specialized information researchers have difficulty finding 59%
  • Organising a firm’s internal documents for use by researchers 53%
  • Connecting researchers with the correct/most applicable resources 45%
  • Suggesting print resources not available electronically 42%
  • Saving significant search time for researchers, making them more productive 42%

Read the full report for yourself and talk to your Academic Librarian today about how they can make a significant contribution to your research!

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