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Scholarly Communication

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The Scholarly Communication team at NUS Libraries provides consultations to the NUS community on matters related to academic publishing, predatory publishing, Open Access and APCs, research impact metrics and how you can obtain your own metrics or profiles for Annual Reviews, P&T or peer benchmarking. 

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Library Workshops

Researcher Unbound: Getting Started with Research Impact Metrics for Early Career Researchers

3 November 2022 (5 PM to 6 PM)

Getting cited and knowing the impact of your work is important to the progression of your academic career. With so many research metrics used to evaluate the contributions and impact of your work, how do you choose? If you are an early career researcher wishing to have a headstart in planning your research impact in academia, this session is specially designed for you.

Researcher Unbound: What Authors Should Know about Predatory Publishing

4 October 2022 (10:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

Predatory publishing is on the rise. If you are an author seeking a journal to publish in or selecting articles to include in your review, this session is for you. Learn how predatory publishing affects you and how you can avoid the risks associated with predatory journals.

Researcher Unbound: Selecting the Best Journal for Your Manuscript

21 September 2022 (05:00 PM - 06:00 PM)

Thinking of submitting your first manuscript to a journal? Not sure which journal to consider? Join us as we share some common criteria you can consider when selecting and evaluating journals. Specially crafted for early career researchers, this session covers practical tips and resources you can use in your academic publishing.

Researcher Unbound: Identifying Potential Collaborators & Current Research Trends Using SciVal

5 Oct 2021 (Tues) 10 - 11 am

SciVal is a web-based analytics solution which gives you insights to large amounts of research information. Intuitive to use, it is designed to deliver both simple and sophisticated metrics to measure and visualise research performance. Find out how you can identify potential collaborators and spot research trends using SciVal.

Writing a Concise, Coherent & Compelling Grant Proposal

15 Apr 2021 (Thurs) 2 - 3:30pm

From early career researchers to seasoned research principal investigators, writing a grant proposal to secure research funding can be a monumental task. Join us in this introductory session to learn the best practices for writing a grant proposal. We will guide you through the ins and outs of preparing a successful grant proposal in Singapore, with a focus on high-value grants from MOE, NRF and NMRC.

Researcher Unbound: Measuring your research impact using SciVal

8 Apr 2021 (Thurs) 10am - 11am

How can you quickly tell if you or your publications are more impactful compared to other top authors or publications? What are some popular metrics commonly used to evaluate research impact? How can you effectively collate metrics to showcase your research impact? Find the answers to these questions and more with SciVal, a citation analytics tool that draws from the Scopus dataset.

Researcher Unbound: Measuring your research impact using Scopus

5 Apr 2021 (Mon) 10 - 11am

Do you know your h-index and citation counts? How about the field-weighted citation impact of your most highly cited journal article? While you may have already being using Scopus for your literature search, did you know that you can also conduct an author search using Scopus to obtain these citation metrics? Learn more about Scopus and how you can generate citation metrics not only for yourself, but also for your future collaborators.


Researcher Unbound: Measuring Your Research Impact Using Web of Science

1 Apr 2021 (Thurs) 10 - 11am

What is your research impact? Do you know your h-index and citation counts? How can you find papers which have received a significant number of citations quickly after publication? Learn more about how you can use Web of Science to generate citation reports to highlight your research metrics.