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Understanding peer review (for librarians)

Understanding the peer review process gives you an invaluable insight into a key aspect of the research life cycle. This is an unmissable chance to explore tips and best practices with PLOS, publishers of the world's largest multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal.

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The Superhero Librarian Roadshow

Join the OSC as we bring the popular Superhero Librarian Roadshow back to Cambridge! Library and information professionals are often involved in innovative projects and initiatives but unless we shout about it this work often goes unnoticed by both the outside world and the institutions we work in. This interactive workshop, led by Leo Appleton from Goldsmiths, University of London and Wendy Morris from Kingston University, aims to change that!

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Reproducing and reusing research code: lunch and learn with Code Ocean

 Reproducing and reusing research code

Researchers and students can now not only make their code and data available for their academic papers, but also enable others to reproduce the results with a single-click.

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How to help researchers navigate Open Access requirements

Are the researchers in your department confused about what they need to do about Open Access?

This support session will equip you to help them understand:

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How to help researchers navigate Open Access requirements

Are the researchers in your department confused about what they need to do about Open Access?

This support session will equip you to help them understand:

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How to help researchers navigate Open Access requirements

Are the researchers in your department confused about what they need to do about Open Access?

This support session will equip you to help them understand:

Read more

How to help researchers navigate Open Access requirements

Are the researchers in your department confused about what they need to do about Open Access?

This support session will equip you to help them understand:

Read more

How to help researchers navigate Open Access requirements

Are the researchers in your department confused about what they need to do about Open Access?

This support session will equip you to help them understand:

Read more

Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Led by Katie Hughes (Office of Scholarly Communication, University Library) and Dr Anne Alexander (Cambridge Digital Humanities)

Social networking services aimed specifically at academics boast millions of users. Academia.edu, one of the most successful commercial platforms in this area, claims 33 million people have signed up their service, sharing 10 million uploaded papers on a site which enjoys 36 million unique visitors a month.

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Managing Data Management: Getting Started with Data Management Plan Support

Librarians are used to dealing with data in all its forms but sometimes researchers aren't so sure. Many funders now require evidence from the researcher of how they plan to manage the data they use and collect during the research process and this often has to be tailored to specific guidelines. This presents a great opportunity for library staff to work with the research community but how do they get started?

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