Understanding Open Access and Bibliometrics – RSO/Library event
Posted by gazjjohnson on 11 February, 2010
As I mentioned previously the Research Support Office and the Library are running an event for academics and postgraduates here at Leicester on these hot topics. Here’s a more detailed run down of the event programme.
Thursday 25th February 2010 2.00p.m. to 4.00p.m.
Lecture Theatre A, Physics Building
Overview of OA and OA at Leicester: Gareth J Johnson, Library
This session examines current developments in scholarly publication and open access, focussing on its impact on the Leicester academic community.
Research Funders’ OA mandates: Juliet Bailey, RSO
This session examines the policies of the major research funders on open access and outlines the implications for all researchers.
An Introduction to Bibliometrics: Nancy Bayers, Library
This session introduces the concept of bibliometrics and its applications in evaluating research and planning for the Research Excellence Framework.
Bibliometrics in the REF: Juliet Bailey, RSO
This session examines how HEFCE proposes to use bibliometrics in the Research Excellence Framework and the changes proposed to scoring of outputs.
Q&A Session & Discussion
All sessions are open to all staff and research students but they are particularly suitable for academic staff and researchers. No registration is required.