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Operationalizing Bibliometrics as a Service in a Research Library

June 11, 2018
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar, Amy Trost
During the past year, librarians in the Information Services Office (ISO) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) expanded ISO’s bibliometric analysis services to include topic analysis and more customized services. The new services

Assessing the Impact of NIST's Forensic Publications and Collaborations

November 8, 2016
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar, Amanda J. Malanowski
Forensics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) crosses many disciplines and includes computer forensics, firearms analysis, trace analysis, and forensic biometrics, including fingerprints and DNA analysis. This research and the

Using Network Analyses to Identify Emerging Research Areas

October 31, 2016
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar, Amanda J. Malanowski, Amy L. Trost
The Information Services Office (ISO) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working to identify emerging research areas where NIST can have the greatest impact on industry and society. ISO staff have analyzed bibliometric data

QUICK TAKE: Value Added Services: Becoming a Strategic Research Partner

June 14, 2016
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar
Want to become an integral member of your customer’s research team? Come and learn strategies and techniques for collaborating with your customers and the skill sets that can get you on the team. Don’t just respond to their requests - impress them by

Visualizing Forensic Publication Impacts and Collaborations: Presenting at a Scientific Venue Leads to Increased Collaborations between Researchers and Information Professionals

May 24, 2016
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar, Amanda J. Malanowski, Kathleen A. Rapp
The Information Services Office (ISO) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) proactively sought out an opportunity to present the findings of a study that showed the impact of NIST’s forensic research output to its internal customers

Measuring the Impact of Engineering Research Publications

June 12, 2011
Author(s)
Stacy M. Bruss, Susan L. Makar
The Information Services Office (ISO) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently conducted a study to assess the publishing impacts for a group of engineering researchers. While the original request focused on calculating the h

Assessing Library Performance Using the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence: Framework and Systems that Focus on Results and Ensure Sustainability

October 25, 2010
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar, Mary D. Coraggio, Mylene S. Ouimette, Barbara P. Silcox
Successful management of organizational performance requires interconnected systems that link goals and strategies with customer and stakeholder requirements, key processes, and measures. This systems-oriented approach ensures consistency across plans

NIST Research Library Benchmark Study, 2001: Summary Report

June 1, 2003
Author(s)
P J. Deutsch, Diane Cunningham, L A. Greenhouse, Susan L. Makar, W F. Overman, Susan A. Sanders, Barbara P. Silcox
In 2002, the NIST Research Library of the Information Services Division, Technology Services, benchmarked itself against other science and technology libraries. These libraries had similar focus areas and were comparable in size. The study compared library

Managing Content and E-Resources on the NIST Virtual Library (NVL)

March 1, 2003
Author(s)
Susan L. Makar
In May 2002, the Information Services Division (ISD) of Technology Services (TS) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) implemented a content management system that greatly facilitates maintenance of the Division's Web site, the NIST