Described as a “must-have for every researcher”, the book “The Research Funding Toolkit” is very clear about its aim “to improve the quality of your grant applications and help you obtain funds to support your research”. The premise of the book is that in order to win funding you need to know three things: […]
Research Bites is a summer programme of lunchtime briefings for researchers. The next session is on Keeping up to date on Wednesday, 3rd July at 12.30pm in the Library Seminar Room. Come along to find out about the tools you can use to keep up to date with news and publications in your subject […]
Journal Citation Reports are an immensely useful tool and can help you: – identify journals with the greatest total cites and the highest impact in your field – find the most appropriate and influential journals in which to publish Each edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is published annually following the year of coverage […]
This session has been requested by a number of researchers and will take place on Tuesday 25th June at 12.30 to 1.30pm in Training Room 1 on Level 4 of the Library. Come along to find out how to use RefWorks to organise and manage your references. The workshop will include how to enter references […]
Research Bites is a new summer programme of lunchtime briefings for researchers. The third session is on Collaboration and Networking on Wednesday, 26th June at 12.30pm in the Library Seminar Room. Come along to find out about some of the range of tools available to you to help you with collaboration in your research area: Blackboard Collaborate (a […]
Science ministers from the G8 group of the world’s richest countries have jointly endorsed the need to increase access to publicly-funded research. See http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/g8-science-ministers-endorse-open-access/2004820.article for the full Times Higher Education article.
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-3080" title="Refwork logo" src="http://blogs.stir.ac.uk/isnews/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Refworksimage51.jpg" alt="" width="216" height="37" style="float:right" Research Bites is a new summer programme of lunchtime briefings for researchers. The second session is on Write N Cite 4.0 on Wednesday 19th June at 12.30pm in the Library Seminar Room. Come along to find out how Write N Cite 4.0 might […]
Lots of people now use DropBox. Mark Toole, Director of Information Services has written some advice about Dropbox , including when it is not safe to do so and some tips for when you do use Dropbox.
Research Bites is a new summer programme of lunchtime briefings for researchers. The first session is on Archives and Special Collections on Wednesday 12th June at 12.30pm in the Library Seminar Room. Come along to find out how the Archives and Special Collections might help you with your research. To sign up, please email […]
Microsoft are preparing to release an upgrade to our student email system (Outlook Web App) this Friday, 7th June. The interface of OWA will change to fall in line with hotmail.com/outlook.com so will look a bit different after the upgrade (but not massively different – it shouldn’t cause you any real problems in doing […]