Librarians Do Research Too!
A free downloadable 25-page booklet from Carol Tenopir & Library Connect for LIS professionals who want to start their own research projects

Official journal of the research section of MLA, addressing practical aspects and “how to’s” of the research process, as well as other articles aimed at providing better understanding of research methods

Academic Librarian Research:  A Survey of Attitudes, Involvement and Perceived Capabilities
By Marie Kennedy and Kristine Brancolini

Trends in Health Sciences Library and Information Science Research
By Sally Gore, Judith Nordberg, Lisa Palmer, and Mary Piorum

Research Training Institute Fellowship Program
The Research Training Institute Fellowship Program for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI) of the Medical Library Association (MLA) is an one-year online continuing education program that provides advanced research methods training and an intensive level of support for health sciences librarians to design, conduct and successfully disseminate a research project. The program starts in May and applications are open in the fall and close late February each year.

Evidence You Can Use To Communicate Library Value
The guide provides access to research studies and data that librarians can use to advocate to employers and the public the value, impact, and benefits of health sciences libraries and librarians.

The Librarian Parlor
LibParlor blog is a space to ask questions and share experiences about library research

Research Engagement of Health Sciences Librarians: A Survey of Research-Related Activities and Attitudes
by Susan Lessick, Carol Perryman, Brooke Billman, Kristine Alpi, Sandra Groote, and Ted Babin



Find (or become) a mentor

Harvard Medical School Library
Listing of librarian and archivist mentorship resources

MLA Research Caucus Mentoring Program