BOOK NOW: **FREE** Web of Science Training June 2017.

Date of news item: 11 May 2017

Jisc Web of Science Service for UK Education Support have organised a series of ***FREE*** Web of Science training sessions in various locations throughout the UK, training is provided by Clarivate Analytics (formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters). Library/research support staff at UK academic institutions who subscribe to the Web of Science Service for UK Education are invited to attend.

Dates and venues:

  • 19 June 2017 Monday, Ulster University, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • 21 June 2017 Wednesday, Imperial College London, 10.00am - 12.45pm **AM SESSION**
  • 21 June 2017 Wednesday, Imperial College London, 1.15pm - 4.00pm **PM SESSION**
  • 22 June 2017 Thursday, Edinburgh Napier University, 1.00pm - 4.00pm (Internal bookings only)
  • 26 June 2017 Monday, Keele University, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • 27 June 2017 Tuesday, Swansea University, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • **Fully Booked** 28 June 2017 Wednesday. Liverpool John Moores University, 1.00pm - 4.00pm **Fully Booked**
  • **Fully Booked** 30 June 2017 Friday, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), 1.00pm - 4.00pm **Fully Booked**
  • 03 July 2017 Monday. University of Strathclyde, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • 04 July 2017 Tuesday. University of Stirling, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • 05 July 2017 Wednesday. University of Bristol, 1.00pm - 4.00pm
  • 06 July 2017 Thursday. University of Birmingham, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

We are in the process of adding additional dates and venues, details will be made available once finalised.

Booking
Places can be booked online using the WoS booking page at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/feedback/booking.html

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

Topics include:

  • Strengthen Research Discovery Strategies (in order to discover the most relevant and important research in your topic)
  • Strengthen Research Assessment Practices (assess impact using citation data)
  • Improve identification of the producers of research (to improve accuracy when assessing productivity)
  • Better manage your primary research information with Endnote

Note there may be slight variation to the topics covered at each venue, according to the hosting Institution's requirements.

Course materials and format
The 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.

Please contact Web of Science Service for UK Education Support email: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk should you have any queries or require support.