Upcoming Library Workshops

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  • Tue 28, Jan

    ResearchGate, Twitter and your academic digital identity

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1

    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, Feb
    Mon 10, Feb

    Become a More Effective Research Assistant

    4:00 pm-5:00 pm IC1

    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, Feb

    Distinguish yourself - ORCiDs, Publons and Scopus Author Identifiers

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1

    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, Feb

    Publishing with SpringerNature: Author Workshop

    11:00 am-12:30 pm IC1

    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, Feb

    Research Professional - finding funding

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm IC1

    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, Mar

    Open access to scholarship: the right choice?

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm 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.

  • Tue 24, Mar

    Getting your journal listed in Scopus and Web of Science

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm 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.

  • Tue 14, Apr

    Understanding research impact metrics

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm 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.

  • Tue 28, Apr

    Introduction to Mendeley: the collaborative reference manager

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm 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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