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Moore March Munches

Over the past two weeks, Georgina Cronin of the Moore Library has been running a series of lunchtime sessions aimed at researchers. Dubbed ‘March Munches’, these have covered everything from data sharing to social media and online presence. This was … Continue reading

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Co-authored publication

I’ve been working on a systematic review with several academic colleagues at the Institute for Public Health. I helped them develop the search strategy, and then spent a lot of time running the search in various databases and exporting the … Continue reading

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Bibliometrics training

I recently attended a session on bibliometrics, led by Yvonne Nobis of the Betty & Gordon Moore Library at the University of Cambridge. Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of written publications. Although it was developed for use in a library … Continue reading

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Critical appraisal observation

Critical appraisal is the process by which students and researchers evaluate the quality of a research article to assess the the usefulness of its findings. My library runs critical appraisal training, and at present it is the only course we … Continue reading

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Teaching through Twitter

Over the past two weeks, I’ve been participating in GSLSDoT, a ‘ten days of Twitter’ activity designed for students and researchers at the Graduate School of Life Sciences at the University of Cambridge. The aim is to get people up … Continue reading

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New year, new job

My life has become somewhat simpler, in that I have gone from three part-time jobs to one full-time and one part-time job. So now I’m working in two libraries instead of three. My new full-time job is in a science … Continue reading

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