British Library webinars for researchers


The British Library are hosting a series of free webinars over the coming weeks which may be of interest to researchers and doctoral students. Details of the webinars including dates and how to sign up are included below. 

Please note that these webinars are not hosted by the University of Nottingham. Find out more about our support for researchers on the Libraries website.

How to access digital resources: a free webinar for researchers

Friday 1 May, 10.30 - 11.30am

Researchers working from home may find now, more than ever, that they cannot access all they need to do their research.

This webinar will introduce the concept of open access, and the various tools and resources that enable access to the resources researchers need.

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The British Library's Shared Research Repository

Thursday 7 May, 2.30 - 3.30pm

Creative and cultural organisations require repositories that look good, are attractive to users and support a wide range of non-text research outputs.

Join us to learn more about our shared repository for UK cultural heritage organisations. 

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Introduction to research data, data services and DataCite at the British Library (and beyond)

Thursday 14 May, 2.30 - 3.30pm

This webinar will provide an introduction to research data and how to use persistent identifiers such as DOIs to make research data and other digital outputs like theses and grey literature findable and citable online.

This webinar will also provide an introduction to DataCite, an international non-profit organisation, which enables the ability to create DOIs for digital objects.

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Introduction to EThOS: the British Library database of UK theses

Thursday 21 May, 2.30 - 3.30pm

The British Library service known as EThOS is effectively a shop window on the amazing doctoral research undertaken in UK universities.

With half a million thesis titles listed, you can uncover unique research on every topic imaginable and often download the full thesis file to use immediately for your own research.

This webinar will offer a guided walk through the features and content of EThOS, and the research potential for making use of EThOS as a dataset.

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Posted on Wednesday 29th April 2020

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