A stunning visual display and several workshops will be on offer in the University Library for UWA Research Week, 5-9th September 2016.
All week long the Reid Library will host the Astrofest Astrophotography Exhibition in the new Reid Library Ground Floor ‘Circle’. This year’s exhibition features many first time entrants and a fabulous selection of images, ranging from familiar WA landscapes shown under the night sky, to deep space images making the invisible, visible through sensitive cameras and telescopes. The University Library is pleased to present this exhibition in collaboration with Astrofest.
(Image: Boab Star Trails. Photographer: Wayne Riley.)
A number of workshops and information sessions are on offer in the University Library to showcase different aspects of our services and offer advice to the UWA community.
Social Media for Researchers: using ‘altmetrics’ to identify and connect with online social networks, Monday 5th Sept, 9:30-10:30
This session will look at how ‘altmetrics’ (alternative metrics) can be used to identify and connect research with online social networks. We’ll look at strategies to create an effective social media presence and connect in online spaces to raise your research profile.
Please register https://is.uwa.libcal.com/event.php?id=1119472
Data Storage and Data Sharing, Wednesday 7th Sept, 11:30-12:30
UWA offers a suite of services which can help researchers meet funder and publisher requirements in terms of data storage and access. Come along to hear about these services and best practices in all phases of the research lifecycle.
Please register https://bit.ly/2bKEajn
Know your research profile: find out how the UWA Research Repository is working to promote and track your research and its impact, Thursday 8th Sept, 9:30-10:30
Aimed at UWA Researchers, this session will explain how the UWA Research Repository can assist in exposing their research profile and tracking their research impact. Open access content, research profiles, PlumX (altmetric tool) and integration with ORCID will be covered.
Please register https://bit.ly/2bKFbaZ
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