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January 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm| Free
Organized by Fogler Library, ScholComm 2018 is a one-day conference dedicated to key topics in scholarly communication. Join us for informative and engaging workshops on open access, alternative metrics, online researcher identities, and DigitalCommons@UMaine.
Light morning refreshments and lunch will be included. The conference will take place in the University Club on the 2nd floor of Fogler Library.
RSVP by Friday, December 22nd to secure your spot. Registration is free. Space is limited.
ScholComm 2018 Workshops
Workshop 1: Open Access Publishing
What is open access? How visible is your scholarship online? Did you know that making your work more accessible could lead to a citation advantage? Join us to learn about open access publishing models and options for making your work available online.
Workshop 2: Alternative Metrics to Gauge Scholarly Impact Online
Join the UMaine library to find out more about ways in which scholarly impact is evolving, how to use altmetrics to support applications for grants, promotion, and tenure, and where to find alternative metrics in UMaine resources.
Workshop 3: Managing Your Online Scholarly Presence through Google Scholar and ORCID
Learn how to optimize Google Scholar profiles to enhance your online scholarly presence. Discover what an ORCID identifier is and why you might want to have one. Engage in an open discussion of online identities and why one system may be a better fit than another.
Workshop 4: Self-Archiving in Digital Commons
Learn about self-archiving in UMaine’s open access, institutional repository, DigitalCommons@UMaine. Topics include copyright clearance, finding copyright permissions in SHERPA/RoMEO, and a demonstration of the data collection interface in DigitalCommons@UMaine. This session will include hands-on practice self-archiving a full-text work.