Ever heard the phrase that “good things come in small packages”? This sentiment epitomises the University Library’s new Quick Bites program, a series of short, sharp research support sessions developed by the Academic Services Division and aimed at Higher Degree Research students and Early Career researchers.
By Kate Masters
We know that researchers are busy people, so have boiled key research topics down to their very essence. We’ve already run sessions on the following topics, both of which were very well attended in person and via video-link:
- Open Access publishing: how to sort the predatory from the legitimate
We give you the drum on the best options for making your work open, and show how to pick the good from the very, very bad.
- Finding collaborators for your research
Looking for like-minded partners? Let us introduce you to the academic equivalent of
Registrations for the following upcoming sessions are filling up:
- Smart social media
Twitter, and LinkedIn, and ResearchGate – oh my! Are you being strategic in your use of social media to promote yourself and your research?
Monday 27 June, 1:00pm – 1:30pm
- Ensure your audience finds your paper
Don’t scrimp on things like author supplied keywords if you want to be found in Google Scholar and other places.
Wednesday 29 June, 12:00pm – 12:30pm
All talks are being hosted in the Charles Perkins Centre, Level 6 Seminar Room. We plan to launch another series of Quick Bites talks in Semester 2 – stay tuned for details!