Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Scopus training at JCU [ERA]

The library is offering expert training for staff and postgraduate students in using Scopus to enhance their research.
  • Scopus will provide citation data for ERA’s first group of science disciplines: Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences (PCE).
  • Scopus is a premier multi-disciplinary abstract and citation database covering over 16,000 of the world’s best peer-reviewed journals
The session will be presented by Frances Bluhdorn – a Scopus training consultant from Sydney.

Townsville:
Thursday, May 21st, from 9.00 to 11.00am in DA2-107 (aka HX107).
Cairns: Friday, May 22nd, from 9.00 to 11.00am in B1.104

Learn how to use Scopus features and functionality effectively, including:
  • Coverage and Content
  • Personal Profile Set-up
  • Search Functionality - Search forms, Search syntax, Refine results, Search History, Search results
  • Cited By, Webcites, Patentcites, Related Documents, My List, Sources and Journal Analyzer
  • Managing Searches - Saved searches, Saved lists, E-mail alerts
  • Bibliometric Tools - Author Identifier including My Authors and Citation Tracker, Affiliation Identifier
The session comprises a presentation, hands-on practice and discussion.

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