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Twentieth anniversary of first Māori Studies PhDs

May 7, 2020

Taken after the conferment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Māori Studies on 15 December 2000. This was the first time this degree was awarded by Massey University. The photograph shows, from left to right, Dr Monty Soutar, Chancellor...Read more

Open Access – A review on the current state of OA at Massey

March 19, 2020

This post is the second of two relating to the current state of Open Access  in New Zealand. The first is here. Massey University’s data was extracted from the national sample and analysed in the same way and found that two thirds of...Read more

New open access publishing option free to Massey researchers

November 22, 2019

Massey researchers now have another open access (OA) publishing option which is free to them, a recent development in the ever-changing OA landscape. The Library has just signed its first transformative agreements with journal publishers – a...Read more

Disseminating your research

October 4, 2019

Congratulations, you’ve published! Now what? If you want your publication to have some impact, you now need to tell people about it. See how dissemination fits in with your publishing and profile strategies in this short webinar Maximising...Read more

Wikipedia boosts visibility and readership of your research

March 21, 2019

A few minutes editing a Wikipedia page can expose your research to hundreds or thousands of views a day, and potentially double the readership of your publication, according to NZ Wikipedian-at-Large Dr Mike Dickison who visited Massey University...Read more

SOAP (Scholarly and Open Access Publishing) Podcast Series: Podcast #1 A Brief History of the Scholarly Journal until the 1990s

September 24, 2018

Kia ora! Haere mai! Welcome to the first podcast in the series, SOAP (Scholarly and Open Access Publishing). This series is part of Massey University’s offering leading up to Open Access Week (22-28 October 2018) #oaweek. Podcast #1   A...Read more

Postgrad Research Parties in September

August 13, 2018

Postgraduate students at Manawatū, you’re invited to our Research Parties! Come along during 4-6pm on 4 September  or 11am-1pm on 12 September. We’ll see you in the large discussion room, level 2, Manawatū Library. Just turn up...Read more

Researcher Development Library Workshops in May

April 10, 2018

Researchers, learn more about effective searching, managing and keeping up to date with the literature, managing your research data, publishing, and measuring your publication impact.   Albany and Manawatū Libraries will be running a series of...Read more

Publishing Your Grey Literature – Handles, DOIs and Don’ts

April 26, 2017

I was recently asked an interesting question – “I’ve written a report that hasn’t been published as either an article or a conference paper but I’m keen to be able to circulate it with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) so that it has a...Read more

Libraries and little blue penguins – Getting closer all the time

November 7, 2016

I had a phone call today from Professor John Cockrem who is in Oamaru carrying out research on the town’s unique little blue penguin colony. It’s been in the news recently because it sits right on the waterfront and has for many years...Read more

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