Researcher Development Library Workshops May 16-20

May 18, 2016

Researchers, learn more about searching, managing and keeping up to date with the literature, publishing, and your publication impact.

Manawatū Library will be running a series of 5 workshops during the week of May 16-20, 10.30-12 each day. Register for all, or just the ones you are interested in. Click on the title of the workshops below for details and registration.

Search: Monday May 16, 2016, 10.30-12
Analyse your information need to inform your decisions about search tools and strategies; develop search strategies and search appropriate databases effectively.

Managing Information: Tuesday May 17, 10.30-12
Organise and manage your literature search results and use them effectively; understand the benefits of referencing software and be aware of software choices and further training; use good file management to keep your research files secure and well-organised.

Research Community and Keeping Up-to-Date: Wednesday May 18, 10.30-12
Identify your research community and engage with it effectively; develop your research identity and raise your academic profile; develop a current awareness strategy to stay abreast of new developments and publications in your field.

Publishing: Thursday May 19, 10.30-12
Identify what you need to know about open access, copyright and publishing agreements in order to make good decisions about publication choices; evaluate journals and publishers in order to identify the most appropriate journals and publishers for your research field; write so that your publications are easily discoverable.

Publication Impact: Friday May 20, 10.30-12
Recognise the importance of monitoring your publication impact for your career and the University; strategically monitor your publication impact to report and inform the University.

Registration is essential. For future Researcher Development Library Workshops, see the Library classes schedule.

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