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Find high impact journals and demonstrate your own research impact

Looking for high impact journals and conferences? Need to demonstrate research impact? Wondering about your h-index?

Being able to identify high impact journals and to measure and demonstrate your own research impact and h-index are key skills which are increasingly important when applying for funding and in some case research positions.   One way of measuring impact is to count, track and anaylse citations to published works.   A number of tools exist to facilitate this but can be tricky to use.

Bodleian Libraries will be running our workshop  iSkills: Research Impact – citation analysis tools  on Tuesday 7th February, 10.00-11.30, to help you to use citation data to measure and demonstrate impact. We will be covering  Journal Citation Reports, CiteScore Journal Metrics, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, Altmetrics and ORCID and will look at how to find highly cited journals and conferences as well as how to measure the impact of individual researchers including calculating the h-index.

This session is for researchers, research support staff and research postgraduates, especially in the Sciences and Social Sciences. Please be sure to book your place.

Open Access Oxford – what’s happening in the Medical Sciences Division?

In order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. HEFCE’s requirements are designed to ‘increase substantially the amount of scholarly material that is made available in an open-access form’.

Bodleian Libraries run monthly briefings on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. We are bringing our next session to the Cairns Library at the John Radcliffe Hospital for anyone who finds it a more convenient venue. Key topics include:

• Introduction – What is open access?
• Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs
• How to find out about research council or funder requirements
• How to find out what your publisher will allow
• Green route – how to deposit in ORA
• Gold route and how to claim for APCs
• HEFCE policy for next REF
• New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
• Where to get more help

Our next session is on Tuesday 22nd November, 10:00-11:00

Book a place on
iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?
(Online booking essential)

Research impact – how to find high impact journals and calculate your own impact

Looking for high impact journals and conferences? Need to demonstrate research impact? Wondering about your h-index?

Being able to identify high impact journals and to measure and demonstrate your own research impact and h-index are key skills which are increasingly important when applying for funding and in some case research positions.   One way of measuring impact is to count, track and anaylse citations to published works.   A number of tools exist to facilitate this but can be tricky to use.

Bodleian Libraries will be running our workshop  iSkills: Research Impact – citation analysis tools  on Wednesday 9 Nov 14.00-15.30 to help you to use citation data to measure and demonstrate impact. We will be covering  Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, Altmetrics and ORCID and will look at how to find highly cited journals and conferences as well as how to measure the impact of individual researchers including calculating the h-index.

This session is for researchers, research support staff and research postgraduates, especially in the Sciences and Social Sciences. Please be sure to book your place.

Open Access Oxford: What’s happening?

In order to be eligible for the next REF, the final peer-reviewed version of journal articles and conference papers (with an ISSN) must be deposited in an open access repository within three months of acceptance for publication. HEFCE’s requirements are designed to ‘increase substantially the amount of scholarly material that is made available in an open-access form’.

Bodleian Libraries run monthly briefings on open access publishing and Oxford’s position. These briefings are aimed at researchers and academics, research support staff, administrators and librarians. Key topics include:

• Introduction – What is open access?
• Key terms – Gold, Green, APCs
• How to find out about research council or funder requirements
• How to find out what your publisher will allow
• Green route – how to deposit in ORA
• Gold route and how to claim for APCs
• HEFCE policy for next REF
• New developments, including ORCID researcher IDs
• Where to get more help

Our next session is on Tuesday 23rd August, 14:00-15:00

Book a place on  iSkills: Open Access Oxford – what’s happening?
(Online booking essential)

Research impact – how to measure and demonstrate impact

Being able to demonstrate research impact is increasingly important when applying for funding and even in some cases research positions.   One way of measuring impact is to count, track and anaylse citations to your published works or to those of your department or research group.

Bodleian Libraries will be running our workshop  iSkills: Research Impact – citation analysis tools  on Thursday 19th May 11.00-12.30 to help you to use citation data to measure and demonstrate impact. We will be covering  Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, Altmetrics and ORCID and will look at how to find highly cited journals and conferences as well as how to measure the impact of individual researchers including calculating the h-index.

This session is for researchers, research support staff and research postgraduates, especially in the Sciences and Social Sciences. Please be sure to book your place online.

Research impact – how to measure and demonstrate impact

Being able to demonstrate research impact is increasingly important when applying for funding and even in some cases research positions.   One way of measuring impact is to count, track and anaylse citations to your published works or to those of your department or research group.

Bodleian Libraries will be running our workshop  iSkills: Research Impact – citation analysis tools  on Thursday 3rd March 14.00-15.30 to help you to use citation data to measure and demonstrate impact. We will be covering  Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, Altmetrics and ORCID and will look at how to find highly cited journals and conferences as well as how to measure the impact of individual researchers including calculating the h-index.

This session is for researchers, research support staff and research postgraduates, especially in the Sciences and Social Sciences. Please be sure to book your place online.

Have you got your researcher ORCID ID yet?

Orchid Flower

Orchid flower by Tejvan Pettinger (Flickr: Orchid) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

ORCID iDs are unique researcher identifiers that are increasingly important for linking researchers with their publications and grants.

It’s really important to have one, because they are now required by many funders and publishers and because they are very useful in ensuring that all your publications are attributed to you correctly.  This has sometimes been a challenge in the past, where an individual researcher’s publications might end up being listed  under 2,  3 or even more variants of their name (for example John Brown, J Brown, JE Brown, John E Brown etc).    Publications being listed under different names can have serious implications for your H-Index and other metrics but this is easily resolved by using an ORCID ID because the ORCID ID is a unique and unambigous identifier linking you and your publications.   You can use it throughout your life, even when you move institutions.

If you haven’t got an ORCID ID yet, why not come along to our briefing, Bodleian iSkills: ORCID IDs and the ‘ORCID at Oxford’ service where you can find out more and sign up to get your ORCID ID. The session will take place on Monday 29th February 14.15-14.45.  Booking is essential.

 

How do I rate thee? Let me count the tweets!

Don’t forget that this week, Mike Taylor from Elsevier Labs will be talking about measuring impact using altmetrics in his talk “How do I rate thee? Let me count the tweets”.  Mike’s talk will discuss altmetrics in relation  to open access, social impact and Orcid and will look at why it’s got a long journey to become truly significant

The talk will take place on Wednesday 11th December 14.00-15.00 at the Radcliffe Science Library. Please book your place online.