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23 Research Things – Thing 23

Today marks the end of the #23researchcam programme. The last Thing involves the ultimate research tool – the library! As a lifelong library user, and a librarian, I thoroughly approve of framing libraries as such, and I feel very strongly … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 22

We’ve reached our penultimate post, which is going to be about altmetrics – tracking the reach of your research through non-traditional channels. I’ve chosen to focus on the tools that analyse the reach of Twitter accounts, rather than publications, because … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 21

We’re in the final week of this programme, and today’s Thing deals with managing citations. This is a topic about which I know a fair bit, as I run regular group training sessions on reference management software, as well as … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 20

Today is all about data visualisation, which I have to admit is not a subject I’ve given a huge amount of thought in the past. This programme has been great in this way, getting me to consider aspects of research … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 19

Today I’ll be talking very briefly about text and data mining. My post will be short because this is not a technique I’ve used myself and I have no experience of it, although some of the researchers I’ve supported it … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 18

Today’s focus is on a subject near and dear to my heart, research data management. I’ve been teaching on this subject both within my own library and to groups in various other departments around Cambridge as part of last year’s … Continue reading

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23 Research Things – Thing 16

Today’s Thing focuses on crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and ‘citizen science’, which basically means getting the general public involved with funding and/or carrying scientific research. In some ways this makes a lot of sense: a great deal of research is government-funded (and … Continue reading

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