Category Archives: research

Open Access: How will we know if we’ve been successful?

To end Library Research Services week, I thought I might pose the question: ‘How will we know when – or if –  open access has been a success?’ For those who don’t know, open access is a publication process which … Continue reading

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Data management plans in collaborative research: you might own your data – but are you in control?

Data management plans are increasingly submitted as part of grant applications, and the University of Bath Research Data Policy requires that one be written for all new projects. Whilst this might seem, at times, like a bureaucratic headache, the reality … Continue reading

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Publish & flourish: presenting the strengths of your publishing track record

“Publish or perish” is a widely quoted academic maxim. For better or worse, researchers’ academic contribution is often judged on the basis of their publishing track record. When applying for research funding, jobs and/or promotion, you can’t assume that those … Continue reading

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From scrapbooks to death masks: Using archives to teach research

Knowing how to use archives is an important part of research planning and design in the Humanities and Social Sciences, but for the uninitiated getting started can be a little daunting. We’re just coming to the end of a two-year … Continue reading

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Questions about managing your research outputs? We’re here to help!

In the first week of July (2nd – 6th), the Library Research Services Team are holding a series of events with the aim of showcasing the support we provide to researchers when you’re writing, publishing, archiving, or analysing the success of … Continue reading

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Library Research Services Week

At the beginning of July, members of the Library Research Services Team are holding a series of events to draw attention to the support that we can offer researchers. If you want to find out more about how to manage … Continue reading

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Research Portal launched

Our research publications repository has had a makeover with the launch of the Research Portal at Bath. The Portal showcases the expertise of our staff, including their outputs, research projects, collaboration maps and ‘fingerprints’ which draw out key themes of … Continue reading

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