World AIDS day is organised every year to raise awareness of the challenges faced by people living with this disease, remember those who lost their lives and be aware that even in 2021, there are still 38 400 000 people living with HIV (https://aidsinfo.unaids.org/). Here is a selection of titles that can bring you to better understand the origins and issues faced by people living with AIDS.Continue reading “World AIDS Day, December 1”
The environment and sustainable development belong to the main topics covered by the Library over the past decades. Our dedicated collection is characterised by a large scope of subjects and perspectives of study, covering topics like climate change, natural resources and conflict, among others. The Sustainability Initiative Days are taking place from October 17 to 21 at the Institute. To celebrate the event, we put a small selection of titles on display at the entrance of the Library.Continue reading “Sustainability Initiative Days, 17-21 October 2022: A Look Through our Collections”
Many researcher profile platforms emerged over the past 20 years, such as ORCID, Google Scholar Citation Profile, Academia, etc. This article by Linda Leger aims to give you an overview of the most popular researcher profile tools.Continue reading “Where can you create researcher profiles for reference and networking?”
Beyond the impact factor, new metrics called “altmetrics” were introduced to survey whether works are talked about in the media and online. Our colleague Linda Leger tells you what you should know about them in the following article.Continue reading “Measuring research impact: beyond the ivory tower”
Some books and journals in our collection are bound for longer conservation or general repairs. Linda Leger, our librarian in charge of bookbinding, tells us how, why, and by whom this is done, just as she passes the baton to Martine Basset.