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1 This section of UPLift! is aimed students who wish to further develop their information literacy skills. It will help you to consider how the internet can support your studies at a postgraduate level, for example how to manage and disseminate your research. Perhaps you know how to do some of these things already? Take the short quiz to find out. Perhaps you need to develop a particular skill? Take the link to find out more. If you would like some more help click on the Help! button, otherwise move to the next page using the arrow icon. Advanced Skills UPLift! is designed to work with Microsoft Office If required, a viewer can be downloaded from here. To interact with UPLift! view as a Slide Showhere Using the Internet for Academic Purposes

2 Click on Q&A to link to a short quiz to see if you can do the basics of this skill. Click on the ? icon to find links to information, guides, video clips etc. to help you develop this skill. Move between slides by following the navigation buttons at the bottom of the screen. Tick the box when you have completed the quiz. First of all, select Slide Show, then From the Beginning.

3 Advanced Skills SkillCan I do this?I need some help Select and utilise appropriate web-based data management tools, e.g. for referencing purposes Identify appropriate social media which may be used to engage with the research community Select an appropriate tool to manage a range of social media resources Describe how the ‘Cited by’ feature on Google Scholar can help to bring your research up-to- date Explain how copyright can affect what you archive in Parade, the institutional repository        Esc to exit Using the Internet for Academic Purposes

4 Select and utilise appropriate web-based data management tools, e.g. for referencing purposes Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Constantinos is about to begin researching information for his PhD... Why do I need to use reference-management software? Advanced Skills Click here to find out what his supervisor said You will need to store hundreds of references for your PhD. Its useful to be able to search them easily. You may need to share some references with colleagues. When you publish articles you are likely to need to use different referencing styles for different publishers. Reference management software helps you to do this easily.

5 Select and utilise appropriate web-based data management tools, e.g. for referencing purposes Using the Internet for Academic Purposes There are a number of freely available resources which are designed to help you organise your sources and help you to produce reference lists and bibliographies. Here are some that you can try: Endnote BasicEndnote Basic (University subscription) Zotero Mendeley Advanced Skills

6 Click here for the answer Identify appropriate social media which may be used to engage with the research community Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Ben and Lizzie want to work collaboratively on a research paper, however Lizzie needs to be in Scotland for the next month whilst Ben has commitments in Portsmouth. What might they use to collaborate on their research? They want to share the progress of their research paper and get a feel for what others think about it. They’d like to inform others what happens as a result of the paper and they might even like to advertise conferences they will be speaking at in future. What social media tool might they consider using in this instance? A blog. Click this box to find out more by visiting Lifehacker blog A blog. Click this box to find out more by visiting Lifehacker blog Click here for the answer Google Drive, Click this box for more information Google Drive, Click this box for more information Advanced Skills

7 Identify appropriate social media which may be used to engage with the research community Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Of course, be cautious – consider who to follow, who to collaborate with, what permissions you enable, e.g. to allow others to join in with your discussions on a blog for instance, consider intellectual property and copyright laws. Social media reaches all aspects of our lives, why not use what’s available to help promote your research, find like-minded colleagues and keep up-to-date about what’s going on your field of research. Ask yourself: Why is it useful to share this information? What could happen as a result? Is it my information to share? Ask yourself: Why is it useful to share this information? What could happen as a result? Is it my information to share? Advanced Skills Watch this video and see if you still agree “Social media – that’s not for people like me...is it?”

8 Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Select an appropriate tool to manage a range of social media resources “I can’t keep up with all of my social networks, my newsfeeds, my RSS feeds... Is there anything I can do other than unsubscribe?” What would you advise Jenny to do? Advanced Skills Click here to reveal the answer You could use something like Netvibes – there’s a handy video to explain what it does – and the basic service is free. Netvibes

9 Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Select an appropriate tool to manage a range of social media resources Sometimes you have to pay for resources which manage your social media resources, newsfeeds etc. Netvibes allows you some free content. We’ve created a page for library staff. Click here to see what it looks like. Netvibeshere See what else is available by clicking the picture (right). Lifehacker is an example of ‘crowd sourcing’ where people like you share information to help each other out. Advanced Skills

10 The following citation has been taken from Google Scholar. What does Cited by 23 mean? The following citation has been taken from Google Scholar. What does Cited by 23 mean? Describe how the ‘Cited by’ feature on Google Scholar can help to bring your research up-to-date Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Advanced Skills Following the Cited by 23 link will enable you to see scholarly publications which have referred to this article in their reference lists/bibliographies. It can help you to find more recent articles. Related articles helps you to find both older and more recent articles relating to the article’s subject matter.Cited by 23 Related articles Click here to reveal answer

11 Describe how the ‘Cited by’ feature on Google Scholar can help to bring your research up-to-date Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Advanced Skills Google Scholar’s citation feature can be useful in helping you to locate more recent articles on a topic because it shows which other publications have referred to the particular article you have identified. However, it is worth being aware that Google Scholar will not find everything that may have cited the article because not all publishers allow Google to have access to their data. Follow the link to our guide, Using Google Scholar for further information.Using Google Scholar

12 Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Advanced Skills Explain how copyright can affect what you archive in Parade, the institutional repository I’ve been told to archive my research paper in Parade. My paper will be published in the journal Architectural Design. So, can I deposit the full text article as it will appear in the journal? Visit the Sherpa/Romeo website and search for Architectural Design. What advice does it give you?Sherpa/Romeo Visit the Sherpa/Romeo website and search for Architectural Design. What advice does it give you?Sherpa/Romeo

13 Using the Internet for Academic Purposes Advanced Skills Explain how copyright can affect what you archive in Parade, the institutional repository The University of Portsmouth encourages its researchers to archive their research outcomes, including conference papers and journal articles, in Parade, the institutional repository. Papers can then be read on Open Access terms. Different publishers have different opinions on whether articles and papers should be freely available on the web, for instance through institutional repositories.Parade Sherpa/RomeoSherpa/Romeo website is a searchable database of publisher's policies regarding the self- archiving of journal articles on the web and in Open Access repositories. For further information visit the library website: Research support: Open Access, Pure and ParadeOpen Access, Pure and Parade


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