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You've Published, Now What?: Tools and Techniques for Promoting Research (for librarians)

Getting published is just the first step…

 

Getting academic output published is a great accomplishment for any researcher but it’s not the end of the story. Promoting and sharing their work in a variety of ways can help to increase the impact of the original publication and can also be a useful tool for the library to show how their help is contributing.

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Hitting Your Target First Time: How to Choose the Right Publisher (for librarians)

So much choice, so little time!
With the growth in both traditional and online publishers choosing the best place to share their work is becoming an increasingly complex decision for researchers. The first in our Librarian Toolkit series on helping researchers publish will cover topics such as writing tools to use, picking the right format for publication, factors to consider when choosing a journal and how to use impact factors and other metrics.

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Perish Even if You Publish?: The Problem of ‘Predatory’ Publishers (for librarians)

'Dear esteemed author…'
So-called predatory publishers regularly approach researchers via email to solicit manuscripts and conference papers. With the emphasis on publishing as a measure of academic success still strong it can be easy to give in to temptation and flattery but this can do more harm than good to a future career.

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I Can Just Use This, Right? : a Copyright Survival Guide for Librarians

Are your students confused by copyright? Do you struggle to find the answers to their questions? You are not alone!
This final session of our Librarian Toolkit series on helping researchers to publish, this workshop will deal with common copyright questions which arise during the publication process. From including copyrighted work in a thesis to sharing published work on social networks copyright is a complex minefield and it can be hard to know where to start when giving advice.

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Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

LEARN cordially invites you to its end-of-Project Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

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March Munches

Join Georgina Cronin, Research Support Librarian at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, and the OSC training team, for a series of lunchtime research sessions
Arrive at 13:00 for a free sandwich lunch; the bitesize sessions will start at 13:15 and will end by 13:55.
Booking required.
Monday 6 March 

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Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

We can all remember a great orator or presenter, someone who can hook you on an idea within seconds and hold you there. You will undoubtedly have to give a presentation or make a speech, probably in the near future - so why not be great at it?

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Text and Data Mining Services: What can Cambridge Libraries Offer? A Round Table Discussion

A Round Table Discussion on Text and Data Mining

 

 

The Office of Scholarly Communication is participating in an RLUK Workshop on the topic of libraries and Text and Data Mining (T&DM) on 9 March this year.

We invite you to join the OSC and our colleagues from the University Library and Affiliated Libraries for a round table discussion on what we can expect libraries to do in the area of T&DM.

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