Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 4-24-2019
RefWorks Going Away on June 30th; The Scholar’s Trademark Workshop; Research Impact Challenge
In this issue:
- RefWorks Going Away on June 30th, 2019
- The Scholar’s Trademark: build a brand that gets you hired, promoted, and tenured
- Research Impact Challenge: Professional Development at Your Fingertips
1. RefWorks Going Away on June 30th, 2019
RefWorks citation manager will be phased out at UMaine and will no longer be available after June 30th, 2019.
Your RefWorks records can be saved and imported into most other citation management systems. Please contact Mel Johnson in the Reference & Information Literacy Department if you would like assistance choosing a new citation manager or learning how to import your RefWorks record to a new platform.
2. The Scholar’s Trademark: build a brand that gets you hired, promoted, and tenured
Date & Time: Thursday, April 25, 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Fogler Library and Dr. Nick Mitchell from Clarivate Analytics will present a series of discussions focused on scholarly communication, bibliometrics, publishing, and more for faculty and graduate students. The following workshops will be part of the event:
- Session 1 | 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Make it easy for a stranger to find your research publications
- Session 2 | 2:15 – 3:15 pm
What metrics do hiring and promotion committees use to gauge “scholarship quality”?
- Session 3 | 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Where and what should I publish to grow my research brand?
If you would like to attend any of these sessions, please RSVP online. This workshop will be offered online via Zoom.
About the Presenter
Nick Mitchell, PhD. is a Solutions Consultant for Clarivate Analytics, the world’s foremost provider of research information and analytics. Prior to joining Clarivate in 2017, Nick held teaching and research appointments at Gettysburg College, St. Bonaventure University, and the National Institute on Aging.
3. Research Impact Challenge: Professional Development at Your Fingertips
Interested in taking control of your online scholarly presence and better understanding and communicating the impact of your research? Join us from the comfort of your office, home, or wherever you have an Internet-enabled device for the Research Impact Challenge!
Each day for 5 days, you will receive an email with one or two suggested tasks designed to either build and curate your scholarly profile or promote your work to make it more accessible. We’ll also share related research tips to help you stay abreast of current publishing trends.
The challenge will take place from May 6th through May 10th. To join, sign up online. We encourage everyone who’s interested in the information to register — even if you won’t have time to complete the challenges during Research Impact Week.
Contact Jen Bonnet with any questions.