**Free** InCites Training: - InCites to measure Research Performance, including in REF 2014.

Date of news item: 06 January 2012

Mimas, in conjunction with Thomson Reuters, are offering a series of free training sessions for library and research staff who have an interest in InCites. InCites is a customised tool that enables users to analyse institutional productivity and benchmark output against peers worldwide, more information at:
http://researchanalytics.thomsonreuters.com/incites/.
InCites is an additional subscription to the JISC Collections Web of Science/Knowledge agreement, more information about additional products at:
http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/about/.
If you wish, you can check if your Institution presently has a subscription to InCites at:
http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/restricted/full_subscribers.html.

The course will begin with a demonstration of InCites followed by hands on. The demonstration will begin with an overview of InCites and its components. During the demonstration the various reports available in InCites will be discussed, along with how the benchmark data accompanies the underlying standard bibliometric data. The hands on section will enable participants to run reports and interpret results following structured exercises.

Further course information can be found at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/#training.

Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at library and research staff who have an interest in Research Evaluation using bibliometrics and benchmark data.

Course materials and format.
This course will combine a mixture of demonstrations and structured hands-on practical sessions; in addition there will be opportunities for attendees to ask questions and provide feedback.

Course schedule:

  • Tue 07 February PM - King's College London. 1.00 - 4.00pm.
  • Mon 13 February PM - Queen's University Belfast. 1.00 - 4.00pm.
  • Wed 15 February PM - University of Glasgow. 1.00 - 4.00pm.
  • Thur 16 February PM - The University of Manchester. 1.00 - 4.00pm.

Places can be booked online directly using the WoK booking page at:
http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/feedback/booking.html or alternatively email the helpdesk at: wok@mimas.ac.uk.

Please remember to include the following details:

  • Full name.
  • Institution.
  • Email address.
  • Telephone number.
  • Course date/Venue.

If you require any further information or assistance please contact Mimas Web of Knowledge support at: wok@mimas.ac.uk