The new release, which went live on 27 January, includes a number of new features. Watch a short video or view full information on all the new upgrade features. Key enhancements include: Continue reading “Web of Knowledge – recent enhancements”
Connotea, nature.com’s social bookmarking site is closing on 12 March, 2013. You are strongly encouraged to download your bookmarks before this date as your library will not be accessible afterwards. Continue reading “Connotea closing 12 March, 2013 – export your bookmarks” →
“PhD students are limiting their analytical abilities”, suggests Roly Keating, chief executive of the British Library, in an opinion piece in the Financial Times magazine, commenting on the JISC-British Library study “Researchers of Tomorrow.” Read article here
The University policy for the Management of Research Data and Records is now available in the University Policy Library For more information about research data management guides, tips and tools go to Doing Data Better@Melbourne
The new website for the Office of Research Ethics and Integrity (OREI) provides information for all researchers about for the conduct of responsible research.
Contact us if you would like to talk with someone about your research data management needs.
Did you know that you can set up an RSS feed? You can ‘subscribe’ to the blog by telling your preferred RSS software to check for updates regularly. There are many RSS Feed readers freely available to suit your account preferences and devices: Google, Yahoo account, iPads, or PCs. The URL you will need to enter in your RSS reader is: https://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/researcher-library/?feed=rss
Grant applications usually require you to provide info about your track record or research record. This info may include: your contribution and significance to the discipline, evidence of international standing or reputation in your field, evidence of your ability to collaborate effectively. Metrics may be able to be used to support your claims in a quantitative way. Our librarians can assist you in creating metric reports. Continue reading “What metrics are of value in a grant application?” →
It’s worth taking a look at Altmetrics for Scopus. The database monitors a selection of social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google), blogs, mainstream media (e.g. NY Times, The Guardian, Die Zeit & Le Monde, Scientific American, New Scientist) and reference management programs for mentions of academic papers. Continue reading “How often is your work mentioned in social media sites?” →
“The Research journey has many twists and turns. My tip to Research students is to get to know your Liaison Librarian because they can help to light the path.
We are here to support the journey, advising you on research tools, referencing, and information management and can lend an ear.”
Appy Laspagis – Education Librarian – Giblin Eunson library
Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities provide journal information and Call for papers including: topic areas, acceptance rates, style and format as well as publication details. Continue reading “Publishing Opportunities (Business, Education, Health, Psychology & Psychiatry, Computer Science)” →
EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks, Citavi, Zotero, JabRef? Continue reading “Which citation manager or bibliographic management software should I use?” →
Number of posts found: 267