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Improve your research: Two-day academic library course for PhD Students (HUM/SAMF/TEO/JUR)

Øvrige — Improve your skills in systematic literature search, data management and copyright rules within publishing. Learn about impact factor, bibliometrics and open access publishing. Also improve your academic profile in CURIS and other platforms.


Date & Time:

’Faculty Lounge’, CSS 35-3-20; The Faculty of Social Sciences (Øster Farimagsgade 5).

Hosted by:
Copenhagen University Library



Learning objectives
This academic library course will improve the participants’ skills in performing systematic searches for information and literature and understanding comprehensive search strategies.

The course will provide insight into different copyright issues within the scope of research and publishing, and shed light on the different types of open access publishing with a view to get a broader outreach and make research openly available.

Furthermore, the participants will learn how bibliometric and altmetric indicators are used to evaluate researchers as well as how researchers can use the indicators to promote their research.

The participants will be introduced how to manage the portfolio of research activities in the registration and information system, CURIS.

The participants will also gain knowledge of how to deal with research data in planning their data management via the DMPonline service.

Language, form and ECTS
​English – Lectures, exercises, discussion and curriculum literature giving 1 ECTS
Coffee/tea and a sandwich will be provided.

Course facilitator
KUB Research Support – forskerservice@kb.dk

Date and location
November 12th and 15th
’Faculty Lounge’, CSS 35-3-20; Faculty of Social Sciences (Øster Farimagsgade 5).
Please note that the Faculty Lounge is easiest accessible from Gammeltoftsgade – see map here.

Preparation and workload
All enrolling PhD students will receive an electronic form containing preparatory questions that has to be filled in before course start. It is obligatory to fill in this form. The submissions will only be used on an aggregated level. Individual responses will only be used when specific permission is granted
Make sure that you are connected to the institutional Wi-Fi, Eduroam
Between the two course days, estimate two hours homework to work with your data management plan

PhD Students from the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, Theology and Law, University of Copenhagen. Researchers are also welcomed.
Maximum registrations: 35 participants on each course – first come, first served.

Please note: If you want to attend the course, but aren’t affiliated with University of Copenhagen, you need to apply for participation via forskerservice@kb.dk

Cancellation must be done 5 days before course start. To cancel please use the link you received when you signed up or write to forskerservice@kb.dk