Tue 28, Jan1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
ResearchGate, Twitter and your academic digital identity
Social media tools like Twitter and LinkedIn, or social networking sites like ResearchGate can extend the reach of your research collaborations and outputs. Find out how you can use these tools to manage your digital identity as a scholar. Presented by University Librarian Kara Jones.
Sun 09, FebMon 10, Feb4:00 pm-5:00 pm IC1
Become a More Effective Research Assistant
This workshop is designed specifically for students who are working with faculty as research assistants. We’ll be discussing how to track down research materials quickly and efficiently for faculty, how to manage data, how to track newly published research through alerts, and how to import, store and share research citations using Endnote Web. Find out how liaison librarians can help you get organized. Presented by Alanna Ross and Chris Furno.
Tue 11, Feb1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Distinguish yourself - ORCiDs, Publons and Scopus Author Identifiers
Researcher profiles are now an important part of your scholarly identity. Learn about ORCiDs and other identifiers, and set up the right one for you. Presented by Librarian Latifa Baali.
Sun 16, Feb11:00 am-12:30 pm IC1
Publishing with SpringerNature: Author Workshop
This workshop is designed to familiarize scholars and potential authors with Springer’s academic book publishing program. Content will include publication best practice, publication ethics, turning a PhD into a successful monograph, the impact of ebooks and Springer’s open access publishing options. This will be an interactive session followed by Q & A. Presenter: Satvinder Kaur, Editor Springer India.
Tue 25, Feb1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Research Professional - finding funding
Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news. Presented by Librarians Chris Furno and Paula Deakin.
Tue 10, Mar1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Open access to scholarship: the right choice?
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.
Tue 24, Mar1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Getting your journal listed in Scopus and Web of Science
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.
Tue 14, Apr1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Understanding research impact metrics
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.
Tue 28, Apr1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1
Introduction to Mendeley: the collaborative reference manager
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.