Skip to main content

Elevenses in the Library

This July we are running a series of 30 minute talks on key issues for Leicester researchers. The talks will take place in the Library Seminar Room (First Floor, David Wilson Library) every Wednesday at 11am. If you are off-campus you can join in live via Adobe Connect. A recording of each session will be made available after the event.

Elevenses sessions: 

3rd July   
Publishing the RCUK way
Advice on applying to the Open Access fund and other options

Webinar link

10th July   
Managing your research output
Making your publications available through the Leicester Research Archive
Webinar link

17th July   
Don’t lose your research data!
Thinking about managing and securing your valuable research
Webinar link

24th July   
Don’t lose credit for your research!
How to actively manage your researcher identities from the major citation services
Webinar link

31st July   
Demonstrating your impact with the h-index
Finding your h-index and understanding what it means
Webinar link

Please contact Helen or Selina if you have any questions.


Hope to see you there!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Inserting special characters in EndNote/RefWorks


When importing references into software like EndNote or RefWorks you might find special characters and diacritical marks are stripped out.

You can edit the reference in the software and re-insert the appropriate character in several ways:
1) Copy and past the character in.

2) If you using a Windows computer with a number pad you can hold down the ALT key and type in a numerical code for the character you want e.g. ALT 130 will insert é.

There is a list of Alt Codes available at http://www.alt-codes.net/

Penn State University has an excellent guide to typing in accents and special characters in Windows or Macs. Including Alt codes, Mac codes and how to use the character map/viewer.

These tips can also be applied in other software and web interfaces, as well as in bibliographic software. ☺ = ALT 1

Inserting Citations & References into PowerPoint with EndNote

EndNote X7, which is available on University computers, now has a toolbar for inserting citations and references into PowerPoint.


1)    Open up PowerPoint and place your cursor where you wish to insert a citation or a reference.
2)    Click on the EndNote X7 tab.
3)    Choose the reference style you want to use from the drop-down menu.
4)    Click Insert Citation or Insert Reference
5)    Search for the reference you want or search on * to bring up a list of all your references.
6)    Click on Insert.

You will need to insert the citation and the references separately as this is not a Cite While You Write toolbar like the one in Word.






















Your New Doctoral College Reading Room

The Doctoral College Reading Room, at the front of the first floor of the library, is now designed for use by PGR students and staff only.

The space includes a separate Silent Study area with desks and computers, a quiet area with desks and informal seating, and a bookable group study room.

We would encourage PGR students and staff to make full use of this space.

Masters students now have a separate Graduate Reading Room elsewhere on the first floor.

As part of the new arrangements there is now a Consultation Room, which we are also using for upcoming events, including Shut Up & Write! and Research Data Drop-in Clinics.

*****

*****