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Libraries offering Scholarly Communication Workshop Series

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Intended for early career faculty and graduate students, the Library’s Scholarly Communication workshops are designed to help you maximize your scholarly presence, find the right journal to publish in and measure your scholarly impact. 

To register for these workshops, follow the links attached to each event.  

Tips and Tricks for Successful Open Access Publishing
This workshop will demonstrate tips and tricks for publishing in open access journals. Topics covered includes; tools for finding appropriate journals, funding opportunities for WVU authors, and WVU open access memberships. 

Register for the Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 3-4 p.m. workshop.

Measuring and Promoting the Impact of Your Research
This workshop will provide an overview of traditional and nontraditional scholarly metrics and will discuss tools to measure research impact.  

Register for the Thursday, March 11, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. workshop.

Where Should I Publish? Using Library Resources for Manuscript Submission Decisions
Find the right journal to publish your article in using library resources such as the Web of Science Core Collection, InCites Journal Citation Reports, and EndNote Match.  Bring your completed or partial journal manuscript title/abstract and keywords to search and analyze the literature.  This online workshop will require an EndNote Basic account registration.  

Register for the Tuesday, April 6, from 1-2 p.m. workshop.

Introduction to Finding Funders
This workshop will cover two tools available to WVU scholars for finding external funding: The Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online Professional, and Pivot. Participants will learn basic search strategies for both databases as well as how to set up their profiles in Pivot and how to create funding alerts.  

Register for the Wednesday, April 7, from noon-1 p.m. workshop.

Find and register for Library and Research Commons Workshops.