Category Archives: research

A Week of Days from our Archives & Research Collections Team

What are days for? The poet Philip Larkin said that days are where we live*. If that’s true, then they are also the receptacles of our past, present and future, connecting time gone by with time still to come. To … Continue reading

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Digital Identity Health Check for Researchers

Managed strategically, your online presence can be an effective tool for: networking publicising your work and expertise public engagement information discovery In a workshop I run for doctoral researchers I ask: when choosing where to do your doctorate, did you … Continue reading

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Interoperability and Discoverability: An Overview of the Research Publication Systems we use at the University of Bath

A recurring theme across all of the work that takes place in Library Research Services is interoperability. A key system we use across the team is Pure.  We work closely with colleagues in the University Research Office (RIS) to use … Continue reading

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Consent and commercialisation: negotiating the open data agenda whilst protecting participants and intellectual property

An increasing number of funders and publishers are supporting the open data agenda by requiring researchers to openly share the data that underpin research publications. Yet, the culture of open data sharing and opinions about the benefits of data sharing … Continue reading

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Library Research Services Week 2019

Following on from the success of our event last summer, the Library Research Services team would like to let you know that we are having another ‘Library Research Services week’ for 2019 and this will be held on 28th January … Continue reading

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Peer review: who you gonna call?

It’s Peer Review Week, a global celebration of the role of peer review in maintaining quality in scholarly communications. This year’s theme of diversity in peer review set me thinking: who decides who is involved in peer review? Do you … Continue reading

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CRC Energy & Clean Technology ebooks update

The library has increased our CRC Netbase Energy & Clean Technology ebooks collection, by purchasing more than 200 titles from 2015-2017 to add to our existing collection (2000-13). These ebooks can be found in the Library catalogue. You can also browse … Continue reading

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