Elsevier Scopus & Science Direct workshops this academic term for students & staff.

Posted on: 22 Feb 2022

Elsevier Scopus & Science Direct workshops this academic term for students & staff.

How to get published in a scholarly journal: Top Tips from a Publisher

9th May, 2.00-3.15pm

You’ve completed your research and want to publish your work in a peer-reviewed journal. Are you wondering where to start? Do you know where you find relevant information quick and easy? Do you want to learn how to structure your paper, or what to include in a cover letter? Is the submission and peer-review process a mystery to you and do you know why editors accept (or reject) papers? Do you understand the importance of ethical issues? Perhaps you’ve submitted your work before and are in need of some guidance interpreting and responding to reviewer comments. If this sounds familiar to you, register now for this Elsevier Researcher Academy Online Seminar, and get some tips from the Publisher.

Learning Outcomes Participants will be able to:

1. Have a clear idea of the steps needed to be taken before starting to write a paper.

2. Choose the right journal to submit your paper to

3. Have a clear idea about author rights and responsibilities

4. Understand sensitive areas such as publishing ethics, plagiarism and duplicate publishing

5. Understand how peer review works and how to respond to feedback


Target Audience: Postgraduate Students and Early Career Researchers

Presenter: Michaela Kurschildgen (Elsevier Training Consultant)

Registration in advance required:
https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k-LigE64QCeCQb1EBRTbhA

 

 

 

How to address some of researchers’ most pressing questions with Scopus

10th May, 10.00-11.15am

You are at the beginning of your research endeavour, and you are not sure if you miss any relevant information. Are you wondering where to start?


Do you know how to get a quick overview of a new subject area and with whom you should collaborate with to increase your chances of publishing successfully and getting cited?


Do you know where to find research metrics and how they can be applied and monitored to help develop publication strategies? If this sounds familiar to you, register now for this live demonstration which introduces Scopus as a tool for research students and researchers who need access to the latest relevant research. It is aimed at beginners and intermediate users.


Learning Outcomes
After attending this session, you should be able to:
1. Search smarter to reveal more insights
2. Find new topics of interest and track research trends
3. Use Scopus for your literature review
4. Visualize the research landscape, find prolific authors and relevant journals on your topic
5. Find out all about your own research story with Author Profiles
Target Audience: PG Students, Academic staff, Researchers, Library- and Research staff


Presenter: Dr. Denis Reidy (Elsevier Training Consultant)

Registration in advance required:
https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__AiCwuJkTziyfcc73vOUww

 



Scopus yourself and boost your Academic Profile - Learn all about Scopus author profiles

10th May, 2.00-3.00pm

Author level metrics may be used for tenure, funding and for other research performance-based decisions; therefore, it is important to ensure your researcher profile reflects your information correctly.


Learning Outcomes
After attending this session, you should be able to:
1. Understand how Scopus author profiles work
2. Review and update your author details
3. Visualize your own research story
4. Connect your Scopus author profile with ORCID
5. Identify experts or track who is citing your research


Target Audience: PG Students, Academic staff, Researchers, Library- and Research staff

Presenter: Michaela Kurschildgen (Elsevier Training Consultant)

Registration in advance required:

https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_iqaFrVaeQiyd_BcTygxqlA

 

 

Introduction to ScienceDirect: more than a full text platform

12th May, 10.00-10.45

ScienceDirect uniquely offers cross-links and advanced technology, enabling you finding relevant information at your point of need. This webinar will cover the advantages of using ScienceDirect as a search platform, as well as useful features and tips and tricks to help you be more efficient in your research, no matter what research stage you are at.

Learning Outcomes
After attending this session, you should be able to:
1. Personalize your experiences to stay up to date on the interested area
2. Start your search in a clever way to get relevant results
3. Discover and understand the use of different content types like foundational content and original research to build knowledge
4. Gain in-depth insights into unfamiliar, trending or emerging topics
5. Know where to find help and support

Target Audience: UG Students, PG Students, Academic staff, Researchers, Library- and Research staff

Presenter: Michaela Kurschildgen (Elsevier Training Consultant)

Registration in advance required:
https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_knphE_8nTDqJ0K5_uYwkRQ

 

 

 

An introduction to Mendeley Reference Software

12th May, 2.00pm-3.00pm

Mendeley is a free reference manager that allows you to cite sources in Word and create bibliographies in nearly any citation style with the click of a button. If you are not already using a citation management tool, or are looking to explore other options, this session will help you get started and will save you hours of time when writing papers or your dissertation.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this session, you should:

 - Know how to get started with Mendeley Reference Manager
- Understand how to store all your references in one place
- Learn how to keep all your thoughts together with Mendeley Notebook
- Know how to cite seamlessly using Mendeley Cite
- Know where to find help

Presenter: Michaela Kurschildgen (Elsevier Training Consultant)

Target Audience: UG Students, PG Students, Academic staff, Researchers, Library- and Research staff

Registration in advance required:

https://elsevier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7B7lTNp_Smaot-KUFHS1Mw

 

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