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This session will look at the 'problem' of so-called predatory publishers. These firms regularly approach researchers via email to solicit manuscripts and conference papers and with the increased emphasis on publishing as a measure of success it can be easy to give into temptation. This session will look at whether these publishers are a problem, how to spot a potential predatory publisher or conference and the best action to take if you are approached.
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Data management is a vital part of all research projects. Done well it can save time and stress as well as making the research process more efficient. This session will introduce participants to the basic elements of managing the information they use and create as part of their projects including how information can be backed up, stored and shared.
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Presentation given at the CILIP Information Literacy Group Event "Exploring the Intersections of Information Literacy and Scholarly Communications". This presentation looks at the range of job roles available to librarians in scholarly communication and the skills they need to work in these roles. It also contains an activity designed to encourage the mapping of known information literacy skills on to existing scholarly communication job advertisements.
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Etching representing a hand holding a pen which is tracing hieroglyphic characters within a calligraphic frame. The motto reads "With the hand and the understanding (Verstand)" which belongs to the word family of ingenium and genius.
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Inscribed on pedestal below statue: "Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Adrian. Collaert Sculp. / Phls Galle excud."; numbered in lower margin upper left: "3."; inscribed in margin top center: "TIBERIVS."; six lines of Latin in two columns below title: "Claudius egregiè vixit privatus, et insons Imperiis, Augus te, tuis, simulataque virtus Sub Druso, morumque diu ceu mixta Libido Incolumi genitrice fuit, post, turpia vitae Tempora, Teleboum Capreas ubi regna petiunt, Ingenio, et totas vitiis laxavit habenas."
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Allegory with the muses surrounding Apollo in the foreground. In the background is a scene of putti dancing, others playing with different attributes. Above them is depicted Mount Helicon with Pegasus on the top, about to take flight.
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Title page for G. de Lairesse, Opus elegantissimum, 1694. Portrait of Gérard de Lairesse, engraver and painter from Liege. Above his head is the famous motto "Vivitur Ingenio". The portrait is placed in an interior populated by putti absorbed in different activities: one of them is holding a painter's palette, while another, in a workshop in the background, seems to be sculpting Lairesse's bust in marble.
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Man dressed with goat's skin, his face partially covered; his legs ending in snake tails; a panther seen standing behind; the man seen holding several fishing hooks and a bunch of flowers, from which a snake head is seen peeking out.
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Double portrait of James I and Anne of Denmark, both standing whole length; the king wearing hat, holding a sceptre, and with one hand on the hilt of his sword; the queen wearing collar and jewels; plumed helmet at lower left, coat of arms at left, and landscape with river and mountains in the background. Copy of an original engraving by Wierix.
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