Tuesday, 10 May 2011

WISER sessions coming up

The following two sessions are taking place at OUCS, 13 Banbury Road, tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon:

WISER: Bibliometrics I - Who's citing you?

An introduction to citation tracking as a tool for finding out who has cited your work.  We will cover citation tracking using Web of Science, Scopus and Google Scholar and will include time for you to use each tool to find citations to your own work. 
Presenters:   Juliet Ralph and Angela Carritt
Wednesday 11 May 2.00 - 3.00pm  Book Now

WISER: Bibliometrics II - The Black Art of Citation Ranking

An introduction to using bibliometrics to calculate research impact. Using Web of Science & Scopus discover the pitfalls of impact factors for individual and departments, how to calculate your h-index and view journal impact factors to find the most influential journals.  Intended audience: science and social science. If you are unfamiliar with citation tracking please attend "WISER: Who's citing you?" before this course.
Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Angela Carritt
Wednesday 11 May 3.15 - 4.15pm  Book Now

Both these sessions are free to attend, but you do need to book a place in advance. University members can do so via the OUCS online booking system by clicking the links above; holders of Bodleian reader's cards who are not members of the University can do so by emailing usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

There are still places available on next week's session on RefWorks reference management software: 

RefWorks for Humanities

RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your references, insert them into your work, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. This introduction is open to all, but the section on importing references will focus on Humanities examples.
Presenters: Valerie Lawrence and Shona McLean
Wednesday 18 May 2.00 - 5.00pm  Book Now

Booking arrangements are as above, but please note that a coursebook (costing £5) must be purchased when you attend this course.

More information on WISER, including the programme for the rest of the term, is available on the Bodleian Libraries website

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