The Relevance of Librarians to Research Discovery

In a recent Inside Higher Ed article focusing on the latest “Greta Van Susteren vs. library” controversy, we are reminded by Edward Van Gemert, university librarian at the University of Wisconsin, that “the library facilitates access to content, both online and through in-person visits” to support “research, teaching and learning.” As pointed out throughout this article, the

How News is the Next Best Thing to a Tardis

Tweet This post was originally published on the ProQuest Blog In 2015, ProQuest conducted a study on researchers’ use of news resources. This is the fourth post in a five-part series focused on the study results and use of news resources in research.  After looking at how users conduct research over a six-month period, we gathered

Context is King in Research

Tweet This post was originally published on the ProQuest Blog In 2015, ProQuest conducted a study on researchers’ use of news resources. This is the third in a five-part series focused on the study results and use of news resources in research.  Context is an essential component in research. Researchers need up-to-date information to stay well-informed