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Library support for researchers (MRes, MPhil, PhD): Adding your thesis to BIROn, an introduction to open access publishing, & impact

Venue: Online

Birkbeck Library is a key resource for postgraduate researchers. You are invited to attend this online session on library support for researchers (MRes, MPhil, PhD), which will provide you with valuable information on how to submit your final, post-examination thesis to BIROn, as well as open access options as you move towards potential publication of your work. We will also examine impact metrics for publications. You will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Aims and objectives
This session is aimed at those close to submitting their thesis and will:

Provide information on adding your thesis to Birkbeck Institutional Research Online (BIROn).

Outline the College's Open Research Policy, and explore options for how to meet its requirements.
Consider approaches to measuring research impact.
Introduce options for creating a researcher profile online.

The session will be facilitated by:
Paul Rigg, Senior Assistant Librarian (Repositories & Digital Media Management)

Mapping to the Researcher Development Framework:

Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities.

A1 - Knowledge Base A2 - Cognitive Abilities.

Domain B: Personal effectiveness.

B1 – Personal QualitiesB2 – Self Management.

Domain C: Research governance and organisation.

C1 – Professional Conduct.

Domain D: Communication, influence and impact.

D2 – Communication and DisseminationD3 – Engagement and Impact.

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