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Academic journal debate Views & Research - The Conversation - 0 views

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    Analysis, debate and news about academic journals and publishing from The Conversation.
Mal Booth

ReSearch.ly - Instant Communities In Real-Time with Viral Analytics and Viral Search - 3 views

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    A research tool for those interested in social media.
Mal Booth

Improving Knowledge and Skill - 2 views

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    UGS site to assist in developing researcher skills at UTS
Sophie McDonald

Mendeley - 2 views

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    a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

    Automatically generate bibliographies
    Collaborate easily with other researchers online
    Easily import papers from other research software
    Find relevant papers based on what you're reading
    Access your papers from anywhere online
    Read papers on the go, with our new iPhone app
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    Colaboratively manage bibliographic information and share resources
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    Hi Sophie, I currently use Endnote but am thinking about switching to Mendeley. I've read that Mendeley doesn't interact as easily (i.e import references) with Library Online Catalogues /databases- have you tried it?

    Also, are there any copyright issues with Mendeley if I want to keep pdf's attached to all my references and share my library with users? Does it have the functionality to share just citations but not the fulltext pdf's?
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    Hi Sarina

    1. I haven't seen any options to export references to mendeley in catalogues or databases. However they get around this by using a web bookmarking tool to bookmark and then import citation information from databases. I haven't tested this function so you may want to try it out with the databases you like to use before you give up Endnote. Here's the link to learn more: http://www.mendeley.com/import/
    2. This is a bit of a copyright minefield. You could only share someone else's copyrighted work if you have written permission from the author, or they use something like a creative commons license which allows sharing. Educational purposes only encompasses sharing a work to UTS students or staff and this sharing must occur through our DRR (http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/staff/learning-and-teaching/digital-resources-register). You can share your own materials as long as you still hold the copyright of your work and haven't signed it over to your publisher. *phew* This is why we love open access at UTS :D We have heaps of info about copyright here: http://www.lib.uts.edu.au/students/finding-information/copyright
    3.You can add citations without adding a pdf.

    I hope that helps :D
Mal Booth

10 technologies that will change the world in the next 10 years - 2 views

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    Some possibly useful advice about technology trends for the next 10 years (from mid-2011).
Sophie McDonald

Research | UTS Library - 2 views

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      Make sure you take a look at the collaborative tools information on Make me famous - really helpful! Go to the workshop too!
  • Prove your worth
    Collaboration - we can hook you up
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    Resources and services offered by the Library in support of researchers at UTS
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    This is a page of resources for researchers - like tools to save you time and make you famous!!!
Mal Booth

How Recent Changes to Twitter's Terms of Service Might Hurt Academic Research - 1 views

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    Interesting short post from RWW about how changes to Twitter's terms of service will adversely impact on the ability of scholars to use it for their research.
Mal Booth

Setting up a Google Scholar Profile & Citations Help - 1 views

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    Link to help page at Google Scholar about Citations and Setting up a Google Scholar profile.
Mal Booth

UNSW Research Gateway | Information about Research at UNSW - 1 views

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    New research Gateway at UNSW. I reckon we should have something similar at UTS.
UTS Library

Really Bad PowerPoints by Seth Godin - 1 views

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    Enough said!
Sophie McDonald

Apps4Academics - Research Guides at MIT Libraries - 1 views

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    Mobile apps for use in higher education by academics and students
Elizabeth Litting

DataCite - list of repositories - 1 views

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    This list is a working document, initated via a collaboration between the British Library, BioMed Central and the Digital Curation Centre, that aims to capture the growing number of repositories for research data. It is provided for information purposes only: DataCite provides no endorsements as to the quality or suitability of the repositories listed.
Mal Booth

Who Gives a Tweet - Carnegie Mellon University - 1 views

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    More tweeting advice
UTS Library

Allconferences.com - 1 views

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    A Global Conference Directory where you can find Conferences, Conventions, Trade Shows, Exhibits, and Events in any line of Business or Interest occurring anywhere in the World.
Mal Booth

John Seely Brown: Chief of Confusion - 1 views

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    Bed-time reading for those in need of ideas or stuck without direction?
Mal Booth

Zengobi - Curio - Mind Mapping, Brainstorming, and Project Management Software for Mac ... - 1 views

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    Not a free app, but well regarded.
Mal Booth

DSHR's Blog: Preserving Linked Data - 1 views

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    Interesting blog post re the preservation of linked data: "Open data licenses do not merely permit and encourage re-use of data, they permit and encourage its preservation."
Mal Booth

Head in the cloud - 1 views

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    Press article on data analytics, the cloud & social media
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