Internet skills for researchers oct11

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Brief presentation I used for an international group of PhD students visiting our university. Demo'd Twitter, Delicious, Mendeley, Researchgate

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Internet skills for researchers oct11

  1. 1. Internet skills forresearchers Rachel Henderson Science & research support librarian Rachel.Henderson@uea.ac.uk
  2. 2. “Traditional “ e-resources Digital journals Abstract & index databases Other digital resources eg Reaxys/Scifinder Scholarfor chemical structures Metalib is UEA library’s portal to e-resources
  3. 3. Changes… Face of publishing is changing Web, Web 2.0 Ability to publish your own material easily AND social networks – ability to comment, shareideas, set up networks across continents
  4. 4. Digital repositories Showcase the institution’s research outputs Provide an ‘open access’ route topublications, (depending on the copyright agreementof the publisher) Include etheses at many institutions – excellent wayto promote your work
  5. 5. How to find open resources http://www.oclc.org/oaister/ http://core.kmi.open.ac.uk/search http://www.driver-repository.eu/
  6. 6. Keeping up to date Google reader for RSS feeds Email alerts Table of content feeds Twitter
  7. 7. Social network tools http://www.researchgate.net http://www.mendeley.com/ http://www.delicious.com/
  8. 8. Library web pages of interest:http://www.uea.ac.uk/is/collections/researchsupporthttp://www.uea.ac.uk/is/infoskillsElsewhere:http://25researchthings2010.wordpress.com/2010/11/08/week-1/http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/

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