February’s Research Bites programme is all about Open Access


The theme in January is Open Access.

We’re bringing together presenters from the Library, Research & Contracts Support Office and IEEE, to help you to develop your understanding of topics relating to parts of Domain D of the Researcher Development Framework: Engagement, influence and impact.

Join us for an informal 20 minute session. Just turn up, no need to book.

What you need to know about Open Access
Thursday 5th February, 12.00. Bowland North SR 4
Learn why Open Access is important and how the Library can support you through it.
Louise Tripp, Subject Librarian, Library.

Tools for sharing open research materials: Figshare and Zenodo
Friday 6th February, 12.00. Bowland North SR 4
This session looks at two Open Repositories (ORs) that promise easy sharing of research outputs:
Zenodo and Figshare.
Hardy Schwamm, Research data & Repository Manager, Library

Submitting an eThesis
Tuesday 10th February, 12.00. Bowland North SR 14
Find out why you need to submit your thesis online, learn how to do it, and address your worries about plagiarism and publication.
Louise Tripp, Subject Librarian, Library.

Adding Publications and Activities to Pure
Friday 13th February, 12.00. Bowland North SR 5
Improve access to your research by learning how to add your research outputs to Pure, the University’s research information system.
Sarah Brown, Research Support Officer, Research & Contracts Support Office

Intellectual Property issues in Open Access
Thursday 19th February, 12.00. Bowland North SR 4
An overview of the Intellectual Property issues you need to consider when publishing an Open Access research output.
Lorna Pimperton, Subject Librarian and Copyright Officer, Library

Research Bites Extra: Publishing with the IEEE
Friday 27th February, 12.00-1.00pm *60 minute session*, Bowland North SR 23
An overview of publishing with the IEEE for new and early career researchers in engineering, computing, medical and technology related areas.
Julia Stockdale, Sales Agent IEEE, Content Online Ltd.


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