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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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Research Data Management Recap

Are you new to research data management or in need of a refresher? Join the OSC for a recap of all things RDM in an accessible one hour workshop.

This session will feature a whistle stop tour through the dos and don'ts of RDM in order to give attendees a brief overview of some of the major issues.

This session is being offered in conjunction with the new course Managing Data Management: Getting Started with Data Management Plan Support. The courses may be taken separately or as a pair to suit the needs of the individual learner.

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Open Access Update 2018 (Webinar)

What's new in Open Access for 2018?

Open Access is a fast moving area but it can be hard to find the time to keep up. This webinar on Open Access offers a brief update on the biggest changes both within Cambridge and the wider world in the last year.

Topics covered include:

  • Changes to the Open Access policy landscape
  • Open Access at Cambridge
  • The role of Symplectic in the deposit process
  • What the future holds for Open Access
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Text and Data Mining: One Year On

Text and Data Mining: One Year On
In February 2017, about 30 library staff met to discuss what University of Cambridge libraries could offer in the way of Text and Data Mining Services. Since then, various initiatives, discussions and events to move this issue forward have taken place. In this meeting a summary of the last year's activities, with particular emphasis on the main outcomes, will be presented, there will be an update on some initiatives currently in progress and there will be an opportunity to discuss the way ahead.

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Dimensions: A New Research Analysis Tool

You know about Symplectic Elements as a way to gather the outputs of our research community but have you ever wanted to know more about the connections between funding and publications?

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Easter App Hunt: Twitter for Librarians

Are you completely new to Twitter and struggling to start? Or are you already on Twitter but know you could be making better use of it to promote yourself and your library? Join Librarians In Training for an interactive workshop aimed at helping librarians to make the most of their time online.

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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?

Read more

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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**Postponed** Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Please be aware that this session has been postponed until a later date.

Introductory digital methods training from Cambridge Digital Humanities

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

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Academic Publishing Pathways: Processes and Tips from a Journal Editor (for Librarians)

This session is designed to provide library staff with hints and tips on academic publishing pathways from an experienced journal editor.
The session will look at what happens during the publishing process as well as how to best navigate the world of academic publishing.
It would be of use to those librarians supporting researchers with publications and those looking to publish their own work.

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