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Read more at: Perish Even if You Publish?: The Problem of ‘Predatory’ Publishers (for librarians)

Perish Even if You Publish?: The Problem of ‘Predatory’ Publishers (for librarians)

'Dear esteemed author…'

So-called predatory publishers regularly approach researchers via email to solicit manuscripts and conference papers. With the emphasis on publishing as a measure of academic success still strong it can be easy to give in to temptation and flattery but this can do more harm than good to a future career.


Read more at: Hitting Your Target First Time: How to Choose the Right Publisher (for librarians)

Hitting Your Target First Time: How to Choose the Right Publisher (for librarians)

So much choice, so little time!

With the growth in both traditional and online publishers choosing the best place to share their work is becoming an increasingly complex decision for researchers. The first in our Librarian Toolkit series on helping researchers publish will cover topics such as writing tools to use, picking the right format for publication, factors to consider when choosing a journal and how to use impact factors and other metrics.


Read more at: I Can Just Use This, Right? : a Copyright Survival Guide for Librarians

I Can Just Use This, Right? : a Copyright Survival Guide for Librarians

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017

Are your students confused by copyright? Do you struggle to find the answers to their questions? You are not alone! This final session of our Librarian Toolkit series on helping researchers to publish, this workshop will deal with common copyright questions which arise during the publication process. From including...


Read more at: Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution

LEARN cordially invites you to its end-of-Project Conference, Managing the Data Deluge: roles and responsibilities for your institution


Read more at: How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review

How to Get the Most Out of Modern Peer Review

The Office of Scholarly Communication invites you to a workshop to discover how you can make peer review count for your research.

Can't make the workshop? Watch the live-stream here from 10:00 on Thursday 30 March - simply select to 'Enter as Guest' (no need to create an Adobe Connect account).


Read more at: Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

Presenting with IMPACT - skills sessions with the Engineering Society

We can all remember a great orator or presenter, someone who can hook you on an idea within seconds and hold you there. You will undoubtedly have to give a presentation or make a speech, probably in the near future - so why not be great at it?


Read more at: March Munches

March Munches

Join Georgina Cronin, Research Support Librarian at the Betty and Gordon Moore Library, and the OSC training team, for a series of lunchtime research sessions

Arrive at 13:00 for a free sandwich lunch; the bitesize sessions will start at 13:15 and will end by 13:55.

Booking required.

Monday 6 March 


Read more at: Text and Data Mining Services: What can Cambridge Libraries Offer? A Round Table Discussion

Text and Data Mining Services: What can Cambridge Libraries Offer? A Round Table Discussion

A Round Table Discussion on Text and Data Mining

 

The Office of Scholarly Communication is participating in an RLUK Workshop on the topic of libraries and Text and Data Mining (T&DM) on 9 March this year.

We invite you to join the OSC and our colleagues from the University Library and Affiliated Libraries for a round table discussion on what we can expect libraries to do in the area of T&DM.


Read more at: Town Hall Meeting: Managing Journal Subscriptions at Cambridge

Town Hall Meeting: Managing Journal Subscriptions at Cambridge

Explore issues surrounding journal subscriptions by the University:


Read more at: Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Research

Increasing Openness and Reproducibility in Research

Please join us for a workshop, hosted by the Office of Scholarly Communication in collaboration with the Center for Open Science, to learn easy, practical steps to increase the openness and reproducibility of your work.


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