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TAYJ035 Managing Research Information 2 ECTS
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Postgraduate studies
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Joint Doctoral Studies
Doctoral School

General description

Learning outcomes:

Goal of this online course is to get the participant acquainted with the processes of systematic information management within the participants’ own research work. After completing the course, the participant

  • will be able to seek and manage information efficiently
  • recognizes how metrics can be utilized in evaluating scientific visibility and impact
  • understands the open science principles in research publication and can assess scientific publication channels
  • knows the key principles of research data management

Student group: Doctoral researchers and researchers

Module 1: Scientific literature retrieval
Module 2: Visibility and impact
Module 3: Research data management
Module 4: Open Access publishing

Organised by: Tampere University Library

People in charge: Tomi Toikko, Sari Leppänen, Saija Tapio

Teaching period:   All modules will last for one week.

Modes of study: Online course. Starting date 22.10.2018.  The participant is expected to complete the weekly exercises on time by utilizing the course materials present on the platform. The exercises include short essays, quizzes and discussions with other participants.

Group size: No limit

Enrolment: Via Nettiopsu. This course is open only for doctoral researchers and researchers of the University of Tampere.

Enrolment time: 1.8.-17.10.2018.

Evaluation: Pass/fail

Evaluation criteria: Active participation in web-based working and exercises done on time.

More information: tomi.toikko@staff.uta.fi

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Tomi Toikko, Teacher responsible


22-Oct-2018 – 14-Dec-2018