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Category: Collaboration

  • PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

    PIDapalooza 2016: Persistent Identifiers Party Hard

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    Early November 2016, I was privileged to give a presentation about the ORCID implementation at Leiden University at the first ever PIDapalooza Festival, a conference for people interested in persistent identifiers and their use, uses, and future.
  • 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

    101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

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    The 101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication research project is collecting data through a survey until February 10 2016. What exactly is this project about and why should you take the time to fill out the survey to help provide data?
  • Thumbs up for your references with CiteULike

    Thumbs up for your references with CiteULike

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    CiteULike, the social bookmarking tool for academics is an easy way to save references you discover online without leaving your browser. But it is more than just a way to collect your references thanks to its social features.
  • Figshare Figures You Should Share Your Figures

    Figshare Figures You Should Share Your Figures

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    Research data is becoming more important and presentations, posters, and videos, for example, are all considered proper research products. But how do you share your non-traditional research output in a way that makes it discoverable and citeable?
  • Be who you are: the importance of persistent identifiers

    Be who you are: the importance of persistent identifiers

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    In today's crowded scholarly publishing scene mix-ups with similarly-named authors, variants or name changes can easily happen. How can persistent identifiers help you claim your identity and distinguish you from others with your name?
  • LinkedIn as a Connection to Expertise

    LinkedIn as a Connection to Expertise

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    As an academic, why would you want to use LinkedIn? How is it useful to academics as more than just an online resume? LinkedIn can offer greater knowledge networks in the form of connections and groups.
  • Battle of the Reference Managers

    Battle of the Reference Managers

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    What are the differences between Endnote and Zotero/Mendeley? What are the pros and cons for all of them and what should decide your choice for one of them?
  • Get Organised: Managing Your References Online

    Get Organised: Managing Your References Online

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    What are reference managers? Why would they be useful? And how do they tie into altmetrics, if at all? This month's focus will be on Mendeley and Zotero, the two largest social reference managers.