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The Sherlock Librarian: Investigating Workplace Research

Library staff are often involved in problem solving as part of their daily roles, either on behalf of users or for themselves. Conducting research in the workplace is the next step but many find this a difficult one to take and often don't consider their work as research. Undertaking research in the workplace, both formal and informal, can help to generate solutions to problems, support a case of find out about your library but where do you start?

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Introduction to Programming: Workshop

  • Do you use data in your research, or do you provide research support to those who do?
  • Would you like to learn basic programming skills to program your own models and applications?
  • There is more to programming than simply writing lines of code. This free workshop will provide you with a basic set of skills to make the coding process more effective, less error prone and more maintainable.

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    Beginners' guide to version control with Git and GitHub

    Version control is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, and other collections of information. Changes are usually identified by a number named the "revision number". Each revision is associated with a timestamp and the person making the change. Revisions can be compared, restored, and with some types of files, merged.

     

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    Altmetric Webinar: So what does anyone REALLY do with altmetrics?

    It’s been over five years since the term “alt-metrics” was coined and the metrics landscape has radically altered in that time. Research producers and funders, from large academic institutions to global funders to tiny non-profits and institutes, are using these new metrics in ways Altmetric hadn’t even conceived of when they launched their institutional platform two years ago.

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    Managing Your Research Data

    Research data is something that everyone works with, regardless of discipline. From huge data sets to high resolution photographs of artefacts, managing lots of stuff in a way that means you can not only find things but also make sure nothing gets lost accidentally is key to the success of any research project.

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    All you need to know about data management plans

    Are you a researcher applying for grants? Or perhaps a librarian or someone supporting researchers with their grant applications? If so, this workshop is for you.

     

    During this event you will learn everything you need to know about data management plans:

    • What are they
    • Why are they suddenly required as part of grant applications
    • What to include in data management plans?
    • Tools to help writing data management plans

    This sessions is going to be interactive and there are joining requirements:

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