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Whatever stage of the research process you're in, we can help. Learn more below about available resources, guidance and services. Contact your subject librarian to learn more.

Research Services

Guidance on activities including idea development, organization and team formation, which take place during the early stages of research. We recommend involving your subject librarian early in the research process.

  • Developing search strategies for identifying literature, creative works, research methods and protocols
  • Identifying strategies for keeping current with the literature in your field
  • Finding collaborators
  • Locating and acquiring data
  • Conducting consultations on survey design and implementation in Qualtrics
  • Study design for systematic reviews
  • Developing research workflow strategies for citation management, team communication and data storage
  • Identifying and evaluating potential publication venues
  • Guidance from Research Data Services on finding, collecting, managing, analyzing, visualizing and curating quantitative and qualitative data

In collaboration with campus partners like the Office of Research and proposal development professionals, the Libraries provide guidance on searching for funding opportunities. The following tools are available for identifying funding opportunities by research interest or funding agency:

Guidance during the development of a manuscript and/or the creation of a proposal, including activities and decisions that take place prior to submission.

  • Conducting consultations on Open Access (OA) publishing opportunities, OA funding, OA policies and mandates
  • Creating a Data Management Plan (DMP) and guidance from Research Data Services
  • Identifying tools and strategies for reviewing the quality and reputation of journals and publishers prior to submission
  • Developing literature search strategies to strengthen a manuscript or grant proposal
  • Guidance on communicating research impact to prospective funders
  • Guidance on setting up research profiles such as ORCID and Experts@Syracuse
  • Training on citation management software and consultations for citation-related questions

Guidance on activities involving a completed manuscript including submission, revision, author rights and responsibilities, compliance and post-publication sharing.

  • Exploring additional publication and sharing opportunities, such as pre-preprint repositories and DOIs for datasets

Guidance on post-publication activities including representing work and sharing with a broader audience to maximize reach and comply with funder guidelines.

Guidance on curating and reporting on the impacts of individual researchers and publications within the greater context of research at SU, with an emphasis on engaging in reflective conversations about research in our community.

  • Connecting individual research to University impact and rankings
  • Building community around research activities on campus
  • Analyzing metrics to support informed conversations about research trends

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Services provided by the Research Impact Team.