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Read more at: Text and Data Mining: One Year On

Text and Data Mining: One Year On

Text and Data Mining: One Year On

In February 2017, about 30 library staff met to discuss what University of Cambridge libraries could offer in the way of Text and Data Mining Services. Since then, various initiatives, discussions and events to move this issue forward have taken place. In this meeting a summary of the last year's activities, with particular emphasis on the main outcomes, will be presented, there will be an update on some initiatives currently in progress and there will be an opportunity to discuss the way ahead.


Read more at: Easter App Hunt: Twitter for Librarians

Easter App Hunt: Twitter for Librarians

Are you completely new to Twitter and struggling to start? Or are you already on Twitter but know you could be making better use of it to promote yourself and your library? Join Librarians In Training for an interactive workshop aimed at helping librarians to make the most of their time online.


Read more at: Managing Data Management: Getting Started with Data Management Plan Support

Managing Data Management: Getting Started with Data Management Plan Support

Librarians are used to dealing with data in all its forms but sometimes researchers aren't so sure. Many funders now require evidence from the researcher of how they plan to manage the data they use and collect during the research process and this often has to be tailored to specific guidelines. This presents a great opportunity for library staff to work with the research community but how do they get started?


Read more at: Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Academic Social Networking sites: a user's guide

Introductory digital methods training from Cambridge Digital Humanities

Read more at: Academic Publishing Pathways: Processes and Tips from a Journal Editor (for Librarians)

Academic Publishing Pathways: Processes and Tips from a Journal Editor (for Librarians)

This session is designed to provide library staff with hints and tips on academic publishing pathways from an experienced journal editor.

The session will look at what happens during the publishing process as well as how to best navigate the world of academic publishing.

It would be of use to those librarians supporting researchers with publications and those looking to publish their own work.


Read more at: Software Licensing Workshop

Software Licensing Workshop

Have you produced your own software? Did you know you can decide how others can reuse and share it? Do you know that there are a range of licences that you could apply to your work that determine how it can be used?


Read more at: Social Media Data and Research Ethics: challenges and opportunities

Social Media Data and Research Ethics: challenges and opportunities

A digital methods workshop organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities

Guest speakers:

•             Peter Bath, Professor of Health Informatics, University of Sheffield

•             Lindsay Unwin, Secretary to the University Research Ethics Committee, University of Sheffield


Read more at: Tales of discovery: stories inspired by Cambridge research

Tales of discovery: stories inspired by Cambridge research

Coming Soon! 

As part of the Science Festival 2018, join Marion Leeper, the first Bard of Cambridge, for a morning of storytelling. We’ll be making sense of the University's research with unique tales from the treasure trove of new and exciting discoveries emerging from the University's labs, offices and libraries.


Read more at: The Publishing Trap (for librarians)

The Publishing Trap (for librarians)

Dr Jane Secker and Chris Morison, creators of the hugely successful Copyright Card Game, bring their new creation to Cambridge. Looking at the world of scholarly communication this interactive game aims to offer librarians a better understanding of the implications of copyright and other decisions on the publication process. Player will work in teams to move through the different stages of a research career from PhD submission to Professorship, making decisions on a range of scenarios along the way.


Read more at: In Conversation with the Wellcome Trust - research outputs sharing and management

In Conversation with the Wellcome Trust - research outputs sharing and management

David Carr and Robert Kiley from the Wellcome Trust are coming to Cambridge to talk with researchers about the Trust’s policy on data, software and materials management and sharing, which was released in July 2017.


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