Upcoming Library Workshops

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Recordings of past workshops are available on our Faculty Research Support Guide.

26/02/2020 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Chemistry Research with SciFinder-n

IC2 – SciFinder-n, the new version of SciFinder from CAS (Chemical Abstract Service), is now available at AUS. This workshop will explain the new features available, such as the ability to create Retrosynthesis plans for both known and unknown chemical compounds. Attendees will learn how to easily search chemical compounds, reactions, and scientific topics from scientific literature going back to 1800 in more than 50 languages. New SciFinder users must register online with their AUS email ID by going to https://bit.ly/2ksPKoc. Presented by Wesam AbuSaif, Regional Marketing Director at CAS

10/03/2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Open access to scholarship: the right choice?

IC1 – We look at the what, why and how of Open Access as a principle, a business model and an option for sharing your research and scholarship. Presented by University Librarian Kara Jones

24/03/2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Getting your journal listed in Scopus and Web of Science

IC1 – Scopus and Web of Science have processes for including journals in their databases. We step you through getting your journal listed. Presented by Librarian John Liebhardt.

14/04/2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding research impact metrics

IC1 – Research Impact Metrics are tools used to quantify the impact of an article, journal, or author. In this workshop, we will look at how metrics like citation count and h-index are calculated in Google Scholar, Web of Science, and Scopus. Presented by Librarian Veronique LeCat.

28/04/2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Introduction to Mendeley: the collaborative reference manager

IC1 – Mendeley is a reference manager that helps you manage, organize, annotate, and share your references with collaborators. In this workshop learn how to create a Mendeley account, export and import citations in order to build a personal Mendeley library, manage PDFs and explore collaboration features. Presented by Librarian Chris Furno.

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