Author Archives: Karen Rowlett

CentAUR statistics for 2016

Ever wondered how the Reading University CentAUR repository is used by people looking for research articles? This infographic gives you a summary of the activity around our repository in 2016.

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Have you checked who you are recently?

I’m sure we’ve all Googled our own name at some point and been interested or surprised to see what comes up in the search results. When it comes to your academic profile online, it is always a good idea to … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for December 2016

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CentAUR statistics for November 2016

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What’s new in SciVal ? – Media mentions

A new release of SciVal, the research intelligence tool from Elsevier, was launched in mid-November. The tool now features two additional sources of information that can be mined: Awarded Grants and Mass Media Mentions. This post covers the Mass Media Mentions and … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for October 2016

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What’s new in SciVal ? – Awarded Grants

A new release of SciVal, the research intelligence tool from Elsevier, was launched in mid-November. The tool now features two additional sources of information that can be mined: Awarded Grants and Mass Media Mentions. This post covers the Awarded Grants feature … Continue reading

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Our Orchid for an ORCID winner

As part of our Open Access week activities at University of Reading, we held an ‘Orchid for an ORCiD’ competition for our researchers, research students and research support staff. We had 59 entries and the lucky winner of our orchid … Continue reading

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What is an ORCID?

Have you been asked for your ORCID ID yet? Increasingly, research funders, employers and publishers are asking their researchers to sign up for an ORCID ID   What is an ORCID ID? An ORCID® identifier or ORCID iD is a 16-character … Continue reading

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CentAUR statistics for September 2016

CentAUR is the University of Reading’s institutional repository for research outputs. This infographic gives a quick summary of activity around the repository in September 2016. Data were obtained from IRUS-UK and http://centaur.reading.ac.uk.

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