WISER courses next week

Next week Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on measuring impact including how to find out who’s citing you, h-indexes, journal impact factors and measuring impact for institutions.

WISER: Bibliometrics I – Who’s citing you? (Tues 6 Nov 10.00 – 11.00) (wk 5)  An introduction to citation tracking as a tool for finding out who has cited your work. We will cover citation tracking using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar and will include time for you to use each tool to find citations to your own work.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics  and staff involved in the REF or measuring impact.
Venue: Please note – this session will take place at the Radcliffe Science Library
Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Karine Barker >  Please book your place online 

WISER: Bibliometrics II – Tools of the trade (Tues 6 Nov 11.15 – 12.15) (wk 5)  An introduction to tools such as Web of Science and Scopus for calculating research impact in the Sciences and Social Sciences.  This session will cover: finding journal Impact Factors, calculating  your h-index, finding  ‘hot’ papers and authors, and comparing  research output of individuals, institutions and countries.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and staff involved in the REF or measuring impact.
Please note – this session will take place at the Radcliffe Science Library
Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Angela Carritt >  Please book your place online

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Scholarship, publishing and the dissemination of research

Martin Richardson, Managing Director Academic Books and Journals Divisions, Oxford University Press, will lecture in the third of this series at 12.30 p.m. on Thursday, 27 May, in Convocation House, Old Bodleian Library, Oxford. The lecture will end with open discussion.

Subject: ‘The future of research publishing: the view from Walton Street’

This is the third in a series of lectures designed to stimulate debate in Oxford on the issues surrounding changes in scholarly communications. Developments in policy, practice and technology are influencing change in the dissemination of academic research publications and other products of research across all disciplines. These lectures will present the facts and philosophy behind these innovations. The events are sponsored by the Bodleian Library and the Oxford University Research Archive (ORA).

The lecture is open to all. Academic staff are particularly encouraged to attend and take part in the debate. For more information and to register for the event please contact Sally Rumsey.