Tag Archives: Publications

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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Introduction to Bibliometrics

Who is it for? Researchers who are interested in looking at the citation patterns of research outputs and/or using journal metrics as part of a publication strategy. Brief description of course: Bibliometric data are increasingly used in research assessment exercises … Continue reading

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Introduction to Bibliometrics

Who is it for? Researchers who are interested in looking at the citation patterns of research outputs and/or using journal metrics as part of a publication strategy. Brief description of course: Bibliometric data are increasingly used in research assessment exercises … 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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Introduction to the SciVal Research Intelligence Tool

Who is it for? All staff involved in conducting, supporting or monitoring research outputs Brief description of course: SciVal is a powerful research intelligence tool based on bibliometric data from research publications. SciVal enables researchers and those supporting research staff … Continue reading

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Open in Action: Open Access Week 2016

This guest post has been contributed by Caroline Knowles, Head of Research Communications and Engagement at University of Reading. This week (beginning 24 October) is International Open Access Week. ‘So what?’ you might ask. The messages we have received recently … Continue reading

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Open Access publications policies and what these mean for you

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS POLICIES AND WHAT THESE MEAN FOR YOU This short session will explain the key things that you should do to ensure that your publications comply with University, HEFCE and funder open access policies, including what to deposit … Continue reading

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Think and check before you submit

How do you know that the journal you’re submitting to is legitimate? You’ve done the research and drafted your precious paper  – make sure that you submit it to a reputable publisher where it will get the attention it deserves Choosing a journal … Continue reading

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Introduction to the SciVal Research Intelligence Tool

Who is it for? All staff involved in conducting, supporting or monitoring research outputs Brief description of course: SciVal is a powerful research intelligence tool based on bibliometric data from research publications. SciVal enables researchers and those supporting research staff … Continue reading

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Is your spreadsheet program altering your data?

The move to providing the underlying data behind research articles has been a major step towards promoting reproducibility, transparency and data re-use. However, analyses of the quality and annotation of published data sets can sometimes reveal significant and widespread problems. Excel … Continue reading

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