Academic Information Searching, Publishing and Management (HUM/SAMF)
The course gives you skills and knowledge within a wide range of relevant areas useful during your PhD. The objective of the course is to facilitate your entrance into the academic research world, so it is recommended that you take it when starting your PhD. This course is primarily for PhD. students within the Arts and Humanities and the Social Sciences.
01.04.2019 kl. 09.00 - 02.04.2019 kl. 15.00
During this two-day course, you will learn
- Searching, evaluating and organising information – How to apply a structured method to search information e.g. for a literature review. How to prepare and apply relevant criteria for assessing and documenting the search results. How reference management tools can facilitate the process of organising search results
- Research evaluation – What research evaluation entails. Citations and h-index as measures for evaluating research. How to use the most central databases in research evaluation for your subject
- Publication strategy - How to increase publications’ visibility and searchability in databases through well-informed choices regarding an article’s key features (titles, keywords and abstracts) and choice of publication channel such as BFI and other relevant impact measures. How to use relevant tools and websites for choosing where to publish
- Research visibility, networking and profiling - How to register research in VBN, knowledge and use of researcher identifiers, scholarly networks and Open Access
- Research ethics and copyright for researchers are also a part of the course.
Aalborg University Library: Sabine Dreier, M.L.I.Sc, Helle Brink, M.L.I.Sc; Gitte Thomsen, M.L.I.Sc and Louise Thomsen, M.L.I.Sc
Room Lindgren, Langagervej 2, 9220 Aalborg East
01.03.2019 kl. 12.00