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Introducing the University of Leicester Figshare for data platform

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…

Researcher at Library: tools and services to support your research

New PGR? Join us for one of our Researcher@Library: tools and services to support your research sessions in October.
Researcher@Library: tools and services to support your research Find out about the tools and services the library provides to support your research. Including information resources, reference management software and research data management. Come along in person or join us online via the webinar.

Key Learning Outcomes ·How to use the library search to find articles and books.·Discover the specialist academic databases available in your research area.·How to request items for your research.·Look at the reference management tools the University provides (EndNote & RefWorks).·Learn about the fundamentals practices of good research data management.

Training Skills Analysis Domains: •Subject Knowledge •Research Effectiveness: research data management and information seeking (library skills) •Methods & Tools: Reference management
9/10/18 - Webinar Link:…