The Library's Open Research Team will be running a number of training sessions for Staff & PhD students via Microsoft Teams.
These courses cover a range of topics including Open Access, E-thesis, and Getting your first article published. For course details and information on how you can book your place, please see below.
Pure Class! Training on Pure and the Research Portal
Pure is the system that is used to upload and make visible online your research articles, note any prizes you have won, record any prestigious activities and upload your datasets and electronic thesis. Every PGR student has a profile in Pure. This expires when you complete your studies.
You need to know how to use Pure to increase your visibility as a researcher, to improve your citation, to upload your e-thesis and, thus, be eligible for graduation. This session will provide you with a practical workshop of how to use Pure, what to update on your personal profile, how to create records in Pure. It will outline how to use Queen’s Research Portal – the public facing webpage of Pure – and why you should use it to get free, open access research articles and datasets to help you in your study.
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:
This course is aimed primarily at PGR students. If you are in the first or second year of your PhD, it is strongly advised that you attend this class as soon as possible. This course is only offered ONCE in semester 1, 2021. Book early.
Please login to MyFuture to book a place. Training will be delivered online via MS Teams.
Destination Graduation! Crossing the finish line by uploading your e-thesis
This session will explain everything that you need to do in order to upload your e-thesis into Pure and, so, be eligible for graduation.
It will explain how you can improve your visibility as you come to upload your e-thesis in Pure.
This course is aimed primarily at PGR students who will upload their e-thesis in the next few months.
Please login to MyFuture to register for this event.
Delivered online via MS Teams
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:
Please login to MyFuture to book a place. Training will be delivered via MS Teams.
Getting your first article published: PGRs and Post-Docs
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.
It will provide a relevant overview of the publication process and aims to make publishing your research less daunting. This course is aimed primarily at PGR students.
If you are a Postgraduate Research Student, please login to MyFuture to register for this event.
If any post-doctoral staff wish to attend, they are very welcome. Please register via I-Trent
Places are limited so it is encouraged that you register early.
Delivered online via MS Teams
Understanding Embargoes for your E-thesis: To embargo or not?
This session will provide an explanation of embargoes as they relate to your e-thesis.
It will consider when you need to use embargoes to protect your work and why.
This session will contains lots of practical case studies to enable you to make a decision about embargoes when you upload your e-thesis into Pure.
This course is aimed primarily at PGR students. Please register via MyFuture
Staff are also very welcome - supervisor particularly. Please register via I-Trent
Delivered on MS Teams