Scholarly Management:Staying Current with your Research <br />Beth Filar Williams, Coordinator of Library Services for Onl...
Objectives<br />to demonstrate various methods for staying current with your research <br />to showcase the Current Awaren...
Types of Alerts/Staying Current <br />Table of Contents Alerts<br />Search Alert<br />Citation Alert<br />Blogs<br />Twitt...
POLL: RSS<br />I follow RSS feeds, via my email<br />I follow RSS feeds, via a reader (ex: google reader)<br />I have hear...
RSS<br />Stands for Really Simple Syndication<br />Very simple and streamlined way to bring your news to you<br />Google R...
Table of Content Alerts:<br />Automatically receive a journals latest TOC <br />Skim article titles, link to full text <br...
Search Alerts<br />Set up alert on specific word/phrase in a database<br />Automatically receive alert when a new article ...
Citation Alerts:<br />Create an alert of a particular work<br />When this article is cited by another article, receive an ...
POLL:  Blogs<br />I follow blogs -  though mainly for fun!<br />I follow academic, scholarly blogs (maybe some fun ones to...
POLL: Twitter<br />I tweet on twitter regularly but mainly for fun<br />I lurk on twitter but rarely tweet<br />I use twit...
Google News Alerts<br />http://www.google.com/alerts<br />
Google Scholar Alerts<br />http://scholar.google.com/<br />
Mobile Possibilities<br /><ul><li>  Keep up on the go with a smartphone or tablet
  Most RSS readers sync with Google Reader
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Scholarly Management: Staying Current with your Research

  1. 1. Scholarly Management:Staying Current with your Research <br />Beth Filar Williams, Coordinator of Library Services for Online &Distance Education<br />Liane Elias, Graduate Student in Library & Information Studies at UNCG<br />Cheryl Cross, Library Technology Support Analyst<br />Presented by UNCG Libraries, 9/28/11<br />
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  3. 3. Objectives<br />to demonstrate various methods for staying current with your research <br />to showcase the Current Awareness Libguidesresources which will assist participants after this session<br />
  4. 4. Types of Alerts/Staying Current <br />Table of Contents Alerts<br />Search Alert<br />Citation Alert<br />Blogs<br />Twitter<br />Google News Alerts<br />Google Scholar Alerts<br />Mobile Options<br />
  5. 5. POLL: RSS<br />I follow RSS feeds, via my email<br />I follow RSS feeds, via a reader (ex: google reader)<br />I have heard of RSS but don’t think I follow it?<br />RSSwhat?!<br />
  6. 6. RSS<br />Stands for Really Simple Syndication<br />Very simple and streamlined way to bring your news to you<br />Google Reader is most popular; runs from internet browser<br />
  7. 7. Table of Content Alerts:<br />Automatically receive a journals latest TOC <br />Skim article titles, link to full text <br />Offered by most databases & journals<br />Delivered via email or RSS feeds<br />
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  9. 9. Search Alerts<br />Set up alert on specific word/phrase in a database<br />Automatically receive alert when a new article is added <br />Offered by most databases & journals<br />Delivered via email or RSS feeds<br />
  10. 10. Citation Alerts:<br />Create an alert of a particular work<br />When this article is cited by another article, receive an alert <br /> Offered by only a few database like Web of Science <br />Delivered via email or RSS feeds<br />
  11. 11. POLL: Blogs<br />I follow blogs - though mainly for fun!<br />I follow academic, scholarly blogs (maybe some fun ones too) <br />I am a scholarly blogger<br />(A or B) and C<br />None of the above<br />
  12. 12. POLL: Twitter<br />I tweet on twitter regularly but mainly for fun<br />I lurk on twitter but rarely tweet<br />I use twitter for scholarly purposes only<br />I use twitter for fun, scholarly purposes and more!<br />Tweeting is for the birds<br />
  13. 13. Google News Alerts<br />http://www.google.com/alerts<br />
  14. 14. Google Scholar Alerts<br />http://scholar.google.com/<br />
  15. 15. Mobile Possibilities<br /><ul><li> Keep up on the go with a smartphone or tablet
  16. 16. Most RSS readers sync with Google Reader
  17. 17. Find one that works for you!</li></li></ul><li>Q &A?<br />http://uncg.libguides.com/currentawareness<br />Beth Filar Williams, DE Librarian, efwilli3@uncg.edu<br />Liane Elias, LIS Grad Student, leelias@uncg.edu<br />
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