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If you're thinking of a career in academia (and with the competitive job market it's never too early to start thinking) there are some excellent resources on the web to give you the inside scoop about what you need to be doing to prepare.
Whether you're a PhD newbie or an early-career researcher there will be something to help you on these sites:
The University of
Leicester Figshare powered institutional data repository web-based platform
is now available. The University of Leicester Figshare research data platform
serves any academic discipline, and researchers can upload the processed data
that either directly supports their research, or that constitutes a research
output in its own right.
The University of Leicester’s Figshare solution enables
staff, PhD students and researchers to meet the growing demands by research
funding agencies and journal publishers for open access (or appropriate access)
to data underpinning published research. The new data repository provides a secure,
long-term space for a wide range of content; all on one platform that
encourages collaboration. The solution will also allow for the easy citation
and re-use of their digital research data by making it discoverable, citable
and shareable from anywhere.
Figshare for data is accessible anywhere on the Web and is a
simple, easy option for sharing fil…
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.