Increasing Citations: Creation, Curation and Community

We recently ran a session on increasing citations with members of the Open Space Research Centre in Social Sciences.  We covered a lot of material in a 2 hour workshop and are very grateful to the participants for their questions and positive comments.  The session covered:

  • Getting your research output found – including tips on Search Engine Optimisation
  • Getting your research read – surveying tips on making your research more readable
  • Tips on where to publish – including Open Access Publishing
  • Curating your research using author profile systems e.g. ResearchGate &
  • Sharing your research using social media
  • Bibliometrics and altmetrics – what they are, how to use them and what their pros and cons are

Slides are available here: Increasing citations Presentation

A lists of resources: Increasing citations Reading List

Thanks to all who attended and if you are interested in us running the session for your Department or Research Group let us know.

About Chris

Chris looks after Open Research Online (ORO) on a day to day basis. He has worked in this role since 2011 and can advise on using ORO to maximise dissemination of research outputs and Open Access publishing generally.
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