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Research Elevenses return!


This January we are running three short talks on key issues for Leicester researchers. There’s no need to book - just turn up!

If you are off-campus you can join in live at 11am via Adobe Connect. A recording of each session will also be made available after the event.
13th January
Keeping up to date with new research
A quick guide to setting up keyword, author, citation and table of contents alerts.
On campus: 11am, Attenborough 208
Watch the recording

20th January
Simple ways to maximise your citation count
Find out which factors drive citations, independent of your article's intrinsic quality
On campus: 11am, Fielding Johnson L67
Watch the recording

27th January
Publishing Open Access from a researcher point of view
We show you how to navigate the steps of publishing an article in order to make it Open Access.
On campus: 11am, Library Seminar Room
Watch the recording

If you would like to participate in the webinars, simply click the link and choose 'Enter as Guest' on the day.

Please contact Helen or Selina if you have any questions.

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