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Research Elevenses round up (July 2014)


Our third series of Research Elevenses took place in July and you can find links to all the recordings below.

Myths and misconceptions about open access publishing
Find out what you really need to know for your future publishing strategy
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Who is citing who? And who is citing you?
Discover how you can use Scopus, Web of Science & Google Scholar to carry out citation searches and set up citation alerts.
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How can we help with your systematic review?
Find out how the Library Research Services Team can assist with different stages of your systematic review -from scoping searches to reference management.
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Digital Humanities – What on earth is it?
Find out about digital humanities projects that are underway at the University and new Library services that can support your research.
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From gamma-rays to Roman remains – what can you do with your data?
Find out how different research groups are sharing, re-using and visualising data in new ways.
A glimpse into the world of open data at Leicester.
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We plan to run another set of Elevenses in January 2015 so would appreciate any feedback on the July sessions or suggestions for topics you would like covered next time. Contact Helen or Selina with your ideas. If you would like to catch up with our first two series of Research Elevenses you can watch videos from January 2014 and July 2013.

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