Bates Infotips: Tapping into LinkedIn’s brain

Quick tips from research rock star Mary Ellen Bates: Tapping into LinkedIn’s brain. “As a researcher who looks a different industry or market every week, I’ve often tapped into LinkedIn’s advanced search options to find an expert or, better yet, a librarian who can point me in the right direction. (Pro tip: You can identify librarians by including ‘Libraries’ as an industry filter.) And I’ve mined job listings to glean insight into the strategic direction of an organization.”