Introduction 1. Notes for the library director 2. Information literacy skills in the research process Part 1: New roles for the research librarian 1. What is research support from the library - and what should it be? 2. The post graduate student - a case study 2. Meeting different expectations. An approach based on the different library-users' need. 3. What can the library offer, and what can the librarian do? Part 2: The new research librarian - what to do 1. Communication is key (how to make contact, and stay in touch) 2. Important research support services 3. Differences in subjects Part 3: Suggested approaches to research support
Hilde Daland is a Research Librarian and Research Support Coordinator at Agder University Library. She has presented her work at several conferences and seminars. She teaches information literacy to bachelor, master and PhD students, and has lead projects in research support services and ethical use of sources. Hilde was the project manager of the Citation Compass (2010-2011) and is now the editorial manager for the website, which is a website for referencing and citation styles. Kari-Mette Walmann Hidle is an Assistant Professor at the University of Agder, Norway. She holds a Ph.D in philosophy of religion from the interdisciplinary program of religion, ethics and society at the University of Agder. Her research interests evolve around the question of plurality and unity on a philosophical, societal and practical dimension. Hidle lectures in academic writing and various other subjects in the vocational studies. She is an experienced user of the services of the University Library.