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Scholarly Communication: Workshops, Events, & News

Scholarly Communications Workshops

Workshops and Professional Development Programming

See CONDUIT for workshop announcements and current calendar.

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Managing Your Scholarly Identity: Reputation and Impact See CONDUIT for workshop announcements and current calendar.

A professional online presence is one of the best tools a researcher and scholar can employ to increase the visibility of their publications and research output, to increase institutional recognition, to find potential collaborators, future co-authors, and readers. It is increasingly important to reach the public and policy makers and to keep discipline experts and their scholarship visible in Google search results. Even though It can be overwhelming as we attempt to stay abreast of every new development and option discovered or sold to us; curating your online identity is possible at any comfort level. Learn about tools and techniques to retain more control over your reputation and ensure that search results reflect how you want to be seen. 

This workshop will cover strategies, services, and tools for curating your online profile and making your digital footprint work for you. Learn how scholars and researchers at all stages in their careers and comfort level can increase their visibility, impact, and collaborative opportunities. Take-away tools to make, track, and communicate broader impacts.


Using Bibliometrics and Altmetrics to Communicate Your Scholarly and Research Impact

Links to the slides (below) and guideSee CONDUIT for workshop announcements and current calendar.

Scholars and researchers, academic departments, and universities increasingly are asked to disclose the impact of their research to external funders, for promotion and tenure review, and to measure against their peers. While the practice of measuring research impact isn’t new, the availability of new tools and methods of communication has proliferated in recent years. In this workshop, you will learn about these available metrics tools, both “traditional” (like Web of Science) and “alternative” (like Altmetric), how to incorporate these into telling the story of your research impact, and learn some of the ways you can increase your visibility as a scholar. We’ll cover a variety of metrics methods and tools that allow for the communication of impact across the disciplines.

Everything* Faculty Need to Know about Copyright and Fair Use 
Related event : Fair Use Week Feb 19-25, 2018 

Affordable Course Materials: A Library Primer for Student Success 
During Open Education Week March 5-9, 2018 

CDL Visit to UC San Diego Library - Everything Wanted to Know about eScholarship

Join discussions and opportunities to make eScholarship work for you, your department, your program. The California Digital Library’s Publications & Engagement Manager, Monica Westin and eScholarship Operations Coordinator, Justin Gondor will be on hand to present, answer questions, and field requests..

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM. - Biomed Library Bldg. Events Room

12:00 - 1:30 Part one: learn how eScholarship can work for you, your department/program 
UCSD Health Nursing as an example (site hierarchy, CMS editing, issues that have arisen), Help center (Justin & Monica), Publishing (Monica)
Google analytics
Other features on the way - high level (Justin)
OA policy/Elements (Justin)
1:30 - 2:30 Deep dive into eScholarship for admins and super users
ORCID (Lisa Schiff - Zooming in)
Citations and other features on the way - detailed (Justin) 
Submission form navigation (Monica & Justin)

Workshops in Collaboration with Campus Programs

Upcoming Scholarly Communications Workshops. We'll provide access to slides and any recordings hereafter the event. If you have questions, please contact scholcomm [at] ucsd [dot] edu
Metrics, Ethics and Survival
When: Jan 15, 2020  at 12:30-3:20 pm
Where: Cognitive Science Building, Rm 003.
What: CE Research Ethics Program, Ethics and Survival Skills course
slides & handout 
Integrating Low/to No-Cost Course Materials for Student Success
When: March 5, 2020 at 10:00 am – noon
Where: Engaged Teaching Hub
What: Research shows that students do better in their courses when course materials are immediately accessible and not cost prohibitive. There is evidence suggesting that faculty (and students) are not satisfied with assigned textbooks and other curricular resources.
Find out what your options are for locating, adapting, and developing course materials that work for you, your students, and your future students while contributing your discipline or subject area.
With: UC San Diego Teaching + Learning Commons, Engaged Teaching Hub

Good Publishing Practices and the Risks of Predatory Publishing

Aug 21, 2019 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm SLIDES linked here. For more information, contact the Library's Scholarly Communications Librarian.

In this session, you will be introduced to strategies and tools to avoid predatory publishers and conferences, risky scholarly communications, and to identify reputable publishing opportunities worth your time and resources. This training is open to all UC San Diego faculty, staff, and students and offered through the UC San Diego Research Compliance and Integrity Office (RCI) as part of the Research Compliance Hot Topics and Training Program. The program is designed to serve as an educational resource to assist the UC San Diego research community with the complexities of conducting research.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available through the UC Learning Center. 

Sponsored By: the UC San Diego Library and the UC San Diego Research Compliance and Integrity Office (RCI) Research Compliance Hot Topics and Training Program.

Open Access Week Events

Open Access Week 2019 events can be found here.

ORCiD Create-n-update-athon - On Oct 23rd and/or 25th, we will be hanging out at prime locations on campus with an iPad helping researchers and scholars sign up or update their ORCiD (researcher ID).

UC San Diego Choosing Pathways to Open Access - October 24, 2018 at noon in the Geisel Library Seuss Room - 

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship screening - October 25, 2018 at 3:00pm, in the Geisel Library Seuss Room 

Open-access movement hits the silver screen

UC San Diego Scholarship & Research

UC San Diego Research Data Curation Program

UC San Diego Library Digital Collections