ISI WoK Service for UK Education – JCR WebEX Training (chance to win an Ipod Nano)

4 May 2006

In response to requests for Journal Citation Reports training we are pleased to announce that Thomson Scientific will be running a series of WebEx based training sessions /classes on JCR. A number of dates are available and we hope that you will be able to register for one of these events. We are also pleased to announce that all class attendees will be entered into a free draw for a chance to win an Ipod Nano.

Course Description

Journal Citation Reports on the Web (JCR) is a unique multidisciplinary research tool used for journal evaluation. It provides access to quantifiable statistical data that supplies a systematic, objective way to determine the relative importance of journals within their subject categories. This training will help you use JCR Web to:

  • Discover high-impact journals (The Impact Factor)
  • Develop and manage journal collections
  • Find which journals are cited most quickly (the "hottest" journals)
  • Identify journals relevant to a particular area of research
  • Determine a journal's subject orientation and its peer or competitor publications
  • Print, save or export data into spreadsheets for convenient and timesaving reporting

Who is this course for?

This training is suitable for Librarians, Information Specialists, Researchers, Faculty

Requirements

WebEX training offers live, interactive training from your computer. To attend a class you will need a computer with Internet access and a phone. Please be aware that we recommend that you refer to the Minimum System Requirements which can be found at the end of this email.

How to register

Below are the URLs that will link you to the WebEx registration page for each class. To attend any class you must first register for it by clicking the relevant link in order to see more information and to complete the registration details. Once you have registered for the meeting, you will receive a confirmation message and email confirming your registration. This message will provide you with the information that you need to join the meeting as well as the UK toll free number to call for the teleconference.

Dates available –

(click on the relevant link to register for that session)

n.b. All sessions are scheduled to last 1 hour. In the confirmation you receive you may see a start of 9:00 am Eastern Daylight Time, please be aware that the GMT start time is 14.00.

Minimun System Requirements

Minimum requirements for Windows

  • Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, or XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5, 6, or Netscape 4.7
  • JavaScript and cookies enabled in the browser
  • 56K or faster Internet connection

Minimum requirements for Java Meeting Manager on Windows

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5, or Netscape 4.7

Minimum requirements for Macintosh OS

  • Mac OS 10.2.x or later
  • PowerPC Macintosh (G3 or better)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.4 or Safari 1.1 or later
  • JavaScript and cookies enabled in the browser
  • 64 MB RAM
  • QuickTime installed
  • Virtual memory on

First time attendees will be prompted to install the WebEx Meeting Manager. This one time, automated installation usually takes just a few seconds with a high-speed Internet connection. (It can take up to several minutes using a dial-up connection to the Internet.)

If you require any further information or assistance please contact the Web of Knowledge helpdesk as usual at: wok@mimas.ac.uk . For specific questions regarding registering for one of these training events you are also able to contact the Thomson Scientific training team directly at ts.training.americas@thomson.com