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Fame for Keith

Posted by gazjjohnson on 13 May, 2010

Keith NockelsI can’t let this pass unmarked, but if you look in the latest CILIP Gazette (online here, 6th May 2010)  you will find the regular My Week coloum has been written by our very own Keith Nockles. Nice to see one of our team of staff getting some much deserved public recognition, well done Keith!

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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.

Q&A Session

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.

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Conference for All Support Staff on campus

Posted by gazjjohnson on 23 September, 2008

Hello all, I’m back from my excersions to the wild Scottish Highlands and slightly more cultured Breton red granite coast.  In browsing thtough the 600 or so emails waiting for, I spotted this annoucement in the staff development newsletter.

http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/staff-development/newsletter/autumn2008/supportstaff-conf

Which raised two immediate questions

1) Are librarians support staff here at Leicester?  I’ve worked places where this term means something more than the obvious definition.

2) If we are – did anyone go to last year’s support conference and would it be worth encourging folks to go?

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