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Fintan Bracken

  • BSc MLIS PhD
  • Research Services & Bibliometrics Librarian
  • University of Limerick
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About

My current role as Research Services & Bibliometrics Librarian involves developing and providing high quality, innovative services to support the University of Limerick’s research community. I previously worked in the Marine Institute's research library and with IRIS Electronic Information Services Ltd. / IReL. I have conducted research on bird biodiversity in various farmland, woodland and peatland habitats during my PhD and post-doctoral studies in University College Dublin.

Recent publications

  • 5 ways to increase the impact of your research!

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  • Publication strategy: helping academics to increase the impact of their research

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Professional experience

Research Services & Bibliometrics Librarian

University of Limerick

October 2013 - Present

Assistant Librarian

IRIS Electronic Information Services Ltd.

October 2012 - October 2013(a year)

Library and Information Stagiaire

Marine Institute

August 2011 - August 2012(a year)

Senior Consultant

WYG Ireland

December 2006 - September 2010(4 years)

Research Assistant

UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science

April 2006 - November 2006(7 months)

Education

Master of Library and Information Studies

University College Dublin

September 2010 - August 2011(a year)

PhD Zoology

University College Dublin

October 2000 - November 2004(4 years)

BSc (Hons) Environmental Biology

University College Dublin

September 1996 - May 2000(4 years)