Upcoming Library Workshop at UoM

2018 is almost a third done! This May, Researcher@Library is bringing you some more sessions to help you with your research journey. Check out the Researcher@Library workshop page regularly to stay updated about what’s on offer.

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How to publish strategically: Tips, Tools and What to Avoid

Ever feel like your work is not getting the reach that you think it can reach? Come along to a library workshop on How to Publish Strategically. We will be discussing on tips, tools and what to avoid when publishing your research.

Topics covered:

  • Identifying peer-reviewed journals in your research field, journal ranking and analysis tools
  • Formulating a publication plan and overview of Thesis by Publication
  • Introduction to Open-access publishing
  • What is an ORCID and why do I need one? (Digital identities for researchers)
  • Ethical publishing: thesis mills, predatory publishers and how to avoid them.

Date: Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Venue: Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library


Digital Imaging 103: Basic Image Handling

It is important to know how to manage digital images (Photo, Figures, Graphs, Illustrations, Maps, etc) for publications. The library is organizing a Digital Image Workshop so come join us to learn how to adjust images into files for book, journal or article publications or submission of graduate research theses.

Date: Thursday, 3 May 2018
Venue: Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library


Public Access and Your Thesis

Everything you need to know to prepare your thesis for submission in the University’s Open Access Repository (Minerva Access). Come and learn about Public Access of your thesis.

Topics covered:

  • An overview of the University policy on public access to graduate research theses;
  • An overview of the systems used for examination and OA: TES and Minerva Access;
  • The benefits of making your thesis open access, along with a consideration of potential issues;
  • Selecting and applying embargo periods to protect your ability to publish;
  • How to protect commercial IP, patentability applications, and legally/politically sensitive information;
  • Managing 3rd-party Copyright, including Theses-with-Publication.

Date:  Monday, 7 May 2018
Venue: Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library


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