Librarians as Stakeholders in Managing the Research Enterprise

Sponsored by Elsevier
Recorded on 06/08/2017

Posted in Scholarly Communication and Research


Increasingly, librarians are called to use their skills, such as data curation, to help Research Offices collect, organize, and analyze information on institutional research activity, making them a key player in the management of the research enterprise. However, in an age of both information overload and siloed systems, aggregating and accurately reporting on research output can be a tall order.

Relied upon by more than 225 institutions worldwide, Elsevier’s Pure is a comprehensive system-of-record for research information management. Built upon a reliable, highly-structured data model that integrates data from both internal systems and external sources, Pure allows librarians to provide data and analysis that enables fact-driven decisions throughout their universities.

Join us on June 8th to hear Mariel Christian, Senior Librarian, RTI International, and James Toon, Pure Customer Consultant, Elsevier, discuss how Pure can be leveraged as a tool to take an enduring stake in managing the research enterprise.


Mariel Christian
Senior Manager and Corporate Librarian
RTI International

Mariel is the senior manager and corporate librarian at RTI International. The library serves researchers in 10 US and 10 international location. She is responsible for identifying and meeting the varied information and research needs of the Institute. She coordinates research; reports and analyzes metrics showing the impact of our research worldwide with the goal of improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. She also manages a large portfolio of research tools and resources.

She is also an active member of both NC-SLA and SLA.

James Toon
Pure Customer Consultant