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Mathematics & Physics: Open Access Training

Library support for the School of Mathematics & Physics

Training and Support

The Library's Open Access Team will be running a number of training sessions for Staff & PhD students in 2019/20. 

These courses cover a range of topics including Open Access, Pure, REF, Maximising your Research Profile, Copyright, E-thesis and Metrics. For course details and information on how you can book your place, please see below.

The full list of OA training dates for 2019/20 can be viewed from the PDF document immediately below.

 

WEDNESDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 2019: 14:00 - 14:30. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Open Access Policy for REF 2021.

Content:

Open Access is now a requirement for REF eligibility. HEFCE’s Open Access Policy applies to journal articles and conference papers accepted for publication from 1st April 2016 onwards. During this session we will demonstrate what you need to do in order to comply with the policy to ensure that your work is eligible for the REF. 

To register, email openaccess@qub.ac.uk

TUESDAY 22nd OCTOBER 2019: 11:00 - 12:30 TRAINING ROOM 2, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Pure Class! Training on Pure and the Research Portal

This training session is a hands-on workshop that provides information on Pure and the Research Portal. All Postgraduate Research students will have an account on Pure, which is used to capture your research activities and outputs at Queen's.  This training session will address the following topics:

  • Pure - what is it? Who uses it? Why is it important? How to customise your profile? Use of ORCiD as a useful tool
  • Research Portal - what is it? Why don't I use it?! Benefits of using it? How to search using it?
  • All PGR students are encourgaed to attend this very useful workshop.

Please login to MyFuture to book a place.

TUESDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2019: 11:00 - 12:30 GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Maximising your research profile: Insights, Tools and Possibilities

Content:

  • Making your research accessible via Open Access Publishing
  • Getting you and your research noticed online using Queen’s Research Portal, Twitter and Blogs
  • Measuring your research impact using Bibliometrics & Altmetrics 

To register, login via MyFuture and select Events>Workshops (Career Grad School & LDS)> search for the course. 

You can also email openaccess@qub.ac.uk

TUESDAY 15th OCTOBER 2019: 11:00 - 12:00. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Open Access - The future of academic publishing 

Content:

  • An overview of open access & its benefits
  • What to consider when publishing
  • The support and guidance available to Queen's researchers

Please login to MyFuture to book a place. 

You can also email openaccess@qub.ac.uk for more information. 

WEDNESDAY 23rd OCTOBER 2019: 14:00 - 14:30. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Open Access Policy for REF 2021 

Content:

Open Access is now a requirement for REF eligibility. HEFCE’s Open Access Policy applies to journal articles and conference papers accepted for publication from 1st April 2016 onwards. During this session we will demonstrate what you need to do in order to comply with the policy to ensure that your work is eligible for the REF. 

 

 

To register, email openaccess@qub.ac.uk

 

 

MONDAY 25th NOVEMBER 2019: 10:00 - 11:30. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Missing a tric(k)? Bibliometrics and altmetrics

This training session is an introduction to bibliometrics and altmetrics. The course will provide information on the following:

  • Use of bibliometrics as a measure of impact at (i) article (ii) journal and (iii) author level
  • Evaluating their strengths and weaknesses
  • Use of altmetrics. Understanding their purpose and role
  • Considering if metrics really 'measure' impact of research

Please login to MyFuture to book a place

MONDAY 21st OCTOBER 2019: 10:00 - 11:30 GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Copyright and your e-thesis

Designated training for all Postgraduate Research (PGR) students who wish to gain an understanding of copyright and how it applies to your e-thesis

This course will make students aware of Queen's requirements for e-thesis submissions and the copyright implications for this

The training will include:

  • Defining copyright
  • Outlining the university's requirement for e-thesis
  • Explaining the concept of fair dealing
  • Outlining the process of seeking permission for copyright

Please login to MyFuture to book a place. 

TUESDAY 29h OCTOBER 2019: 11:00 - 13:00. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Getting your fIrst article published

This training course is aimed at Postgraduate Research students, but also early career researchers and staff.

It will include information on publishing your first article, where to publish, using metrics to assist with publication decisions, the peer-review process, Open Access options for publishing, copyright as it relates to your publication, as well as the use of pre-prints.

It will provide a relevant overview of the publication process and aims to make publishing your research less daunting.

If you are a Postgraduate Research Student, please login to MyFuture to register for this event

If you are staff/early career researchers at Queen's, please login to iTrent to register for this event 

WEDNESDAY 27th NOVEMBER 2019: 13:00 - 13:30. GILLESPIE ROOM, MCCLAY LIBRARY

Copyright and e-thesis for supervisors.

Content:

Condensed training for those who supervise Postgraduate Research (PGR) students who wish to gain an understanding of copyright and how it applies to your student's e-thesis. Note that all PGR students have to now upload an electronic version of their thesis to Pure upon submission. This has significant implications for copyright.

This course will make supervisors aware of Queen's requirements for e-thesis submissions and the copyright implications for this

The training will include:

  • Defining copyright
  • Outlining the university's requirement for e-thesis
  • Explaining the concept of fair dealing
  • Outlining the process of seeking permission for copyright

Please login using iTrent to register for this event