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Scholarly Communication Workshops
(Note: All sessions are in Room 314 of the main library.)
Practical Copyright: Considerations for Teaching and Research
You're writing a thesis or preparing to teach your course, but you have a lot of concerns about being ethical and abiding by copyright law. Please remember that librarians cannot give you advice regarding copyright issues, but we can steer you in the right direction to find answers to your questions.
Mon, 2/22, 4-5:30 pm; Thur, 2/25, 3-4:30pm
Understanding Open Access
Are you wondering what the fuss is about open access? The movement for open access to publications - that is, publications that are freely and openly available to anyone to access - has been steadily gaining momentum. Come to this workshop to learn about open access journals as well as self-archiving your work into a repository such as Illinois' IDEALS ( http://www.ideals.illinois.edu/).
Tue, 2/23, 2-3pm
Journal Impact Factors: A Tool to Help Identify Key Research in Your Field
Most frequently used in the sciences, and to some extent in the social sciences, impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the "average article" published in a given scholarly journal has been cited. Use this to your advantage when you decide where to publish your research.
Thursday, 2/25, 10-11am
Your Research Rights: Ownership Awareness to Maximize the Impact
You're going to be published - congratulations! Come to this session and learn about what your rights as an author are and how to negotiate with publishers for the rights that you need to retain.
Fri, 2/26, 1-2:30pm
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