Researcher Development Library Workshops

September 15, 2015

Massey researchers, learn how to get and manage information, then maximise and measure your research impact. The Library is running a series of workshops focussing on researcher development, from 29 September to 29 October. Registration is essential: scroll through the schedule and click on the workshops you wish to attend.

The workshops include:

Module 1: Search

  • analyse your information need to inform your decisions about search tools and strategies
  • develop search strategies and search appropriate databases effectively

Module 2: Managing Information

  • 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

Module 3: Research Community & Keeping Up-to-Date

  • 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

Module 4: Publishing

  • 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

Module 5: Publication Impact

  • 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

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