Listed below are some of the self-paced Moodle courses offered by the Library.
|Beyond Impact Factor: Choosing Where to Publish||Love them or hate them, journal impact factors are a common currency in scholarly publishing. This self-study course is designed for academic staff, research staff and doctoral researchers and will help participants to understand, access and assess journal impact factors and other journal indicators, discuss their uses and limitations and explore other factors to take into account when choosing where to publish.||RDF: D2|
|Introduction to research data management||This collection of online resources will introduce a set of strategies and practices that will help you gather your data in the most helpful form, keep them secure and well organised, and archive and publish them so they can support your work and increase your potential impact. It will also make you aware of the main requirements on you regarding your research data and help you to satisfy them.||RDF: C2|
|Managing human participant research data||This self-paced online course will help you meet the particular challenges of working with data from human participants: obtaining informed consent, keeping data confidential, meeting legal, ethical and contractual requirements, and setting up restricted data sharing both during and after your project.||RDF: C2|
|Publishing, open access and citations||Don’t know your H-index from an impact factor? This workshop guides you through the publishing process from choosing where to publish, through disseminating and promoting your publications, to tracking attention and citations. You will have a chance to use various tools e.g. to find impact factors for journals in your field and explore article and author level citation metrics. We also discuss authors’ rights to share their publications and good practices for attracting citations.||RDF: D2|
|Publishing Record: Present your Strengths||This self-study course is designed for academic staff, research staff and doctoral researchers. Do you need to present your publishing track record for a funding or job application? Are you curious to see publishing, citation and attention metrics for your work? Then this is the course for you.||RDF: D2|
|Working with data||This collection of course materials will introduce you to different ways of working with data, featuring course material on “The 4 P’s of research data management”, “Writing your data management plan”, “Managing human participant data” and “Archiving, publishing & sharing your data”. This Moodle course is designed to complement courses offered by Advanced Research Computing (Research Software Skills), MASH (Quantitative Statistics for Doctoral Students) and the Centre for Qualitative Research to give you the skills you need to manage your research data during and after your doctoral research. These courses are complemented by online guidance produced by the Library Research Data Service which is signposted within each course. There is also a list of external courses relevant to working with data that you can access (free and paid-for options). Information is available on the DoctoralSkills: Extra course under 'Digital skills' and 'Research methods and analysis'.||RDF: C2|
|Writing a data management plan||During this Moodle course you will start to draft your Data Management Plan using one of the University of Bath Data Management Plan templates.||RDF: C2|
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