For Researchers

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening? (Wednesday 25th May 12:00-13:00)

A briefing on open access publishing and Oxford’s position: Green vs. Gold; funder mandates and publisher policies; Oxford Research Archive (ORA) and Symplectic; OA website/ helpline; what’s new

Who is this session for? Research support staff, administrators and librarians, researchers and academics.
Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Kate Beeby
Venue: Taylor Institution, Room 2

 Bodleian iSkills: ORCID IDs and the ‘ORCID at Oxford’ service (Thurs 26 May 14.15-14.45)

Find out more about how ORCID works at Oxford, and how to get an ID.
An ORCID iD is a unique researcher identifier, used worldwide, that you keep throughout your life and retain even if you move institution. ORCIDs link researchers with their publications and grants, and are increasingly used by funders and publishers.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, research staff, academics and any University and library staff
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library

In addition we are running the following:

Weekly Open Access & ORA drop-in sessions to provide face-to-face support and answer all your queries on Open Access and ORA.
11:30-13:30 every Monday (except Bank Holidays) until 8th Week – Digital Scholarship Centre, Weston Library
16.00-17.00 every Tuesday until 8th Week – The Lounge, Radcliffe Science Library

Digital Scholarship Centre (Weston Library) weekly drop-in sessions every Monday from 25th April to 13th June, except Bank Holiday

  • Digital projects drop-in session 9.30–11.30
  • ORA and ORA Data drop-in session 11.30–13.30
  • Digital coffee afternoons, held in the Visiting Scholars’ Centre 14.00–15.00

 Also at the Centre for Digital Scholarship:

 Digital Wildfires: the challenge of provocative content on social media (24th May 13:00-14:00)

(Part of the Research Uncovered – free lunchtime talks 13.00–14.00, Tuesdays of Trinity term 2016)

Venue: Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library
Speaker: Helena Webb

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