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A year in webinars...

The Library Research Services Team was formed in September 2013, and since then we've been busy providing PhD and researcher training.

We have aimed to make more of our training available online as webinars, so we thought we'd do a round-up of those we have been involved in recording during the 2013/14 academic year in case you missed any:

Digital Humanities: Stuart Dunn's 'The Emergence of the Online Gazetteer'
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Thesis Forum: 'Rethinking digital literacies - a sociomaterial analysis of students use of technology'
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Thesis Forum: 'Finishing the PhD & beyond...'
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Thesis Forum: 'The APG Review'
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Thesis Forum: Pat Thomson's 'Writing the Doctorate'
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Publishing the RCUK way

Managing your research output

Don't lose your research data!

Don't lose credit for your research!

Demonstrating your impact with the h-index

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Finding our training

I had some feedback last week that searching PROSE is not the easiest way to find out what library training is on offer.

We sympathise with you! An alternative is to look at the list of training on our Researchers page

Or you can look at brand new guide to the Postgraduate Researcher Workshop Programme

If you have any questions about the training please email Selina or myself: librarians@le.ac.uk



Library publishing services

The Library offers several services to help you publish and disseminate your research. We can help you publish reports, journals and conference proceedings. We also support the publishing of digital collections.

Research publications The Library can help you to publish one-off reports in an open access format. See this example from the SAPPHIRE Group in Health Sciences.  If you want to start a new open access journal or conference proceedings, we have our own version of Open Journal Systems (OJS). This is journal management and publishing platform for academic publications. Articles published through this system are free to any reader, and no APCs are charged to authors. 
Please contact Library Research Services for more information: librarians@le.ac.uk



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Research Elevenses: Media Resources for Research

A new term begins and so does a new series of Research Elevenses. These are 30 minute updates on key issues for Leicester researchers. Come along in person or join the webinar. The second in the series is:


Andrew Dunn, Librarian for the Social Sciences will be presenting.  Details Wednesday 18th January, 11am in Attenborough 210 Link to webinar: https://connect.le.ac.uk/media/ To join the webinar, just click enter as a guest. A recording will be available after the session.
Missed last week's talk on "What can Library Research Services do for you?"
Watch the recording: https://connect.le.ac.uk/p5ntjj3z1b4/