Our Citation Management workshops are back. Come and find out how online tools like RefWorks, Mendeley, Zotero, Wizfolio... can help keep your research work organized and save you time when you need to prepare properly formatted bibliographies and in-text citations. See Full schedule for details.
If you would like to learn more about open access, there are many resources that can help you:
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For more information on open access, please visit our website. http://www.library.carleton.ca/about/projects/scholarly-communications/open-access
Wednesday October 17, 2012
9:00 am - noon
Room 252 ML
Space is limited. Please register here.
Research data are the building blocks of knowledge and understanding of the world around us. As graduate students, data will likely be an important part of your research endeavour, whether you collect it yourself or reuse existing data. Increasingly granting institutions such as SSHRC, CIHR and NSERC will require you to have a Data Management Plan in place as part of your grant application.
The workshop will begin by examining what we mean by research data management, why it is important to your work as a graduate student and how research data management is becoming an essential professional skill. We will then introduce you to tools and exercises that will familiarise you with the process of creating a data management plan and equip you with on-line tutorials that you can use to further your knowledge at your own pace.
This course was offered during the winter term in 2012 and the most frequent comment we heard from participants was: “We wish you had given this early in the fall term.”
The Bloomberg workstation is up and running in its new location at the back of the main floor of the library.
The Capital IQ workstation is still out of order, though we are trying to get it back in action as quickly as possible. You can call the Welcome Desk at 613-520-2600 x 2733 to find out its status over the week-end. When Capital IQ is working again, it will also be relocated to the back of the Library.
Carleton Library, the Graduate Student Association (GSA), and the Office of the Vice President (Research & International) (OVPRI) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2011-2012 Graduate Student Open Access Award. This monetary award of $1000.00 was established to support Carleton University graduate students in publishing research in open access journals. The award recipients are:
Jennifer R. Whitson, PhD candidate, Sociology
“Rule making and rule breaking: Game development and the governance of emergent behaviour” from Fibreculture Journal (2010) Issue 16, Special Issue on Counterplay.
Philip Martin, Masters candidate, International Affairs
“Intervening for Peace? Dilemmas of Liberal Internationalism and Democratic Reconstruction in Afghanistan” from Journal of Military and Strategic Studies (Spring 2011) 13(3)
Lisa Neville, PhD candidate, Earth Science
“Seasonal environmental and chemical impact on the amoebian community composition in an oil sands reclamation wetland in Northern Alberta” from Palaeontologia Electronica (2010) 14(2)
Wayne Knee, PhD candidate, Biology
“Interactive HTML-based dichotomous key to female Rhinonyssidae (Mesotigmata) from birds in Canada” from Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification (2010) Issue 9.
Nikolai Chepelev, PhD candidate, Biology
“The NrF1 CNC-bZIP protein is regulated by the proteasome and activated by hypoxia” from PLoS ONE (2011) 6(12)
These papers will be submitted into Carleton’s new institutional repository (CURVE) which collects, preserves and makes accessible Carleton’s digital research materials. With over 30 applications, the Scholarly Communications selection committee was impressed with so many graduate students making their works more widely available in open access journals, thereby increasing the visibility and impact of their research in advancing knowledge and improving the global community. For more information (including bios and links to the winning papers), please visit our website.
January is Canada’s Aboriginal Awareness Month. Visit the library for music, multimedia and much more, including:
The Graduate Student Open Access Award, sponsored by the Graduate Student Association, the Library and the Office of the Vice President (Research & International), was established to support Carleton University graduate students in publishing research in open access journals.
Up to five monetary awards of $1000.00 will be distributed.
Any GSA member who has a paper published or accepted (pending minor revisions) in an open access journal can apply. Go to the Graduate Student Open Access Award page to learn more about deadlines and eligibility requirements.
What is Open Access?
Open Access provides readers with barrier-free access to journal articles and digital information published on the Web. There is no fee for accessing, printing or downloading material, and is free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
The Library is celebrating Open Access week by sponsoring three presentations:
For more information, please contact Laura Newton Miller.
Did you watch the federal election? Now visit our Elections subject guide to find statistics, maps, books, websites and more on provincial, national, and international elections. Visit the MADGICAL Web blog to learn more about online election resources and material available in the Maps, Data and Government Information Centre (MADGIC).