citation databases, library of higher education institution, library and information services, scientific communication


Objective. Indicators of citation databases are widely used as a tool for evaluating academic productivity and decision-making in science and technology. Academic libraries organize services to work with such resources. Methods. Based on the analysis and description of the work of the Information Monitoring Service, the role and type of support that academic libraries can provide in the process of their use are considered. Results. The portfolio of services for the use of citation databases provided by the employees of the Service consists of administration and organization of access, consulting, and information work, monitoring and analysis of publishing activity, organizing information, information support of journal’s editorial boards. Conclusions. Such services of academic libraries are diverse and require the development of theoretical and methodological basis for their quality implementation, continuous training of staff, their more active involvement in research processes.

Author Biography

Maryna A. NAZAROVETS, Maksymovych Scientific Library of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Kyiv)

Ph. D. in Social Communications,
Head librarian


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How to Cite

NAZAROVETS, M. A. (2021). CITATION DATABASES: THE ROLE OF THE ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN. University Library at a New Stage of Social Communications Development. Conference Proceedings, (6), 118–123.