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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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Understanding Creative Commons, And Other Copyright Adventures

You may have heard of Creative Commons but what are they, how can you take advantage of them and how can you use them to protect and share your research? In this session we will explore Creative Commons licencing, what you can and cannot do with the various options, as well as how to be a good internet citizen when online.
The session with be themed around STEM disciplines but all other disciplines are welcome to attend.

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Understanding Creative Commons, And Other Copyright Adventures

You may have heard of Creative Commons but what are they, how can you take advantage of them and how can you use them to protect and share your research? In this session we will explore Creative Commons licencing, what you can and cannot do with the various options, as well as how to be a good internet citizen when online.
The session with be themed around STEM disciplines but all other disciplines are welcome to attend.

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From CopyWRONG to CopyRIGHT: Updates from the CLA

The Office of Scholarly Communication is pleased to offer a session on copyright and the CLA Higher Education Licence with a representative from the Copyright Licencing Agency (CLA). This session will be a chance to hear about the recent updates to the CLA Licence, get practical copyright advice and learn about the impact of copyright on academic libraries.

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