Browsing All posts tagged under »open access«

Open Access Publishing – things to to watch out for

April 9, 2013


Having just read a really interesting article on the New York Times website about “unethical” open access publishers, I thought that it would be of interest to research students and staff.  Although the article talks predominantly about science publishing, the same things can be applied to any subject or discipline. Open Access publishing is taking on a […]

Training for Researchers

March 6, 2013


NTU Library is running a series of research related training sessions in March that are linked to the Vitae  Research Development Framework. The sessions are aimed at all academic staff and researchers: Getting out there! Creating an online research profile to increase your citations This is an introduction to the ways in which researchers might […]

March Training Events for Staff and Students

March 5, 2013


As we’re getting nearer to Easter, this month we have a few less student events and a few more staff events. Students In addition to sessions on RefWorks (6 March, 2pm – 3pm, and 20th March, 1pm – 2pm), we’ve workshops on RSS Feeds (6 March, 1pm – 2pm); market research databases (6 March, 2 […]

Training Events for Staff – w/c 27 June

June 27, 2011


This week’s training events cover Open Access, RefWorks, and social bookmarking. There are other events going on across all three campus libraries, please check our website for more details. Open Access and iRep.   Wednesday 29 June 1-2.  Want to know more about how to raise your research profile by publishing via an Open Access route (i.e. free […]

Training Events for Staff and Students – w/c 23rd May

May 23, 2011


This week’s training events cover visual research, Office 2010, and Open Access. There are other events going on across all three campus libraries, please check our website for more details. Students Visual Research.  Monday 23rd May. 10-11.30.  How do you find images to illustrate your work?  What’s better to use, Google Images, image databases, or free websites? […]

JURN – Search Open Access Arts and Humanities Journals

April 9, 2011


Launched in February of 2009, JURN uses the Google custom search engine to make available freely accessible selected/hand-picked, internet-based English language e-journals in the arts and humanities.  There are over 4,200 titles included in the site, from sources such as: DOAJ; NewJour; and Open Access Newsletter.  The majority of titles are full-text, but a number have partial full-text access.  There […]