Monday, 11 May 2009

WISER coming up

WISER: Locating research funding
Tuesday 12 May 2009
In this session we will outline the support offered by Research Services including our subscription to, an excellent source of research funding information available to all University members. We will also discuss other ways of identifying funding opportunities.
Claudia Kozeny and Glenn Swafford, Research Services
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WISER: Bibliometrics: the black art of citation rankings
Friday 15 May2009
Mystified by metrics? Anxious about impact factors? Happy with your h-index? The next research assessment exercise is likely to place heavy emphasis on the use of these measures, so it's worth getting a grip on them now. This session will endeavour to explain how they work, how they are interpreted and how reliable they are.
Roger Mills
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The full program for the current term is now available for booking at

Attending these workshops, delivered by subject librarians, will give you an excellent opportunity to gain understanding of the specialist information resources available. These sessions will save you time and make your searches more effective. Please note that individual assistance is also available on request direct from subject librarians.

Please email if you need more information about the WISER sessions.

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