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Library- Research Services Workshops

The Edith Cowan Library- Research Services team facilitates a range of workshops specifically designed to assist research staff and higher degree by research students.

These are offered either on campus, as live webinars or via appointment.

Topics include:

  • planning and sourcing information
  • researcher profiles eg ORCID
  • research metrics
  • open access and data sharing via the Institutional Repository

Scroll down to view our current program of events and register to attend.

October ECU Library workshops

    Online session- ORCID and author identifiers

Author Identifiers assist to maintain a consistent and authoritative online record of your research. Covering ORCID, researcher ID, google scholar and Scopus. Covering how to best use these identifiers to create a consistent author presence online.

Date  27th October  |  Time  1:00 PM  |  Location  Teams meetingCareer Stage Any 


Getting started with Cochrane library

Cochrane Library is a collection of databases of systematic reviews and meta-analyses that inform healthcare decision-making. Cochrane (organisation) - Wikipedia

Join this upcoming webinar where Alejandra Barciela, Associate Director, Customer Training at Wiley, will give an overview of Cochrane Library content and the platform features that will help you search like an expert.

28th October 9AM


October Altmetrics online conference

The Altmetrics Conference is returning for a 7th year 


Now, more than ever, understanding where and why research is communicated, and how it is received amongst broader audiences, plays a critical part in the research process.

In the last few months, we have seen first-hand how transparent evaluation, open discussion and the clear communication of findings all have a huge impact on the decisions that are taken at the global, regional and individual level. Join us for 2 sessions of presentations and discussion to explore these ideas and more!


21st of October 8pm- 12:30 AWST

28th of October 9pm-1:30am AWST


October- December Scopus webinars

Please note these webinars are international, due to times zones the time maybe inconvenient. However, a link to the recording will be emailed to those registered.

Stay recent with Alerts

Join us to discuss the advantages to setting up email alerts. Scopus offers email alerts to follow authors, affiliations, and even journal titles.

Oct 28th 2020, 2:00am Registrations

How to use Scopus to see what the competition is doing

Join this webinar to see how Scopus can be of help when you need to map out what your competitors are working on in a certain research topic -and how you can go about to find their next steps.

Nov 4th 10:00 pm Registrations

General Overview

In this session, you can learn best practices to apply in your own daily work.
•How to spend less time searching and more time analyzing
•How to visualize a topic, author or competitor’s scientific landscape
•How to set up alerts and never miss important information
This session will also answer the question – why use Scopus when you can just use 'free search' engines?

Nov 4th 4:00 am Registrations

Nov 6th 4:00 am Registrations

Improve your searching skills

Join us to increase your searches skills with a side of holiday flair! Explore the use of advanced search tools, like proximity operators, wildcards, and more!

Dec 2nd 4:00 am Registrations

November ECU Library workshops

    Online Session- Managing your online social media presence for self promotion

This session builds upon last semesters social media session, however having attended this session is not required. We will Look at examples of promotion via social media both good and bad, and  how to gather metrics and build networks through social media

Date  5th November  |  Time  10:00 AM  |  Location  Teams meetingCareer Stage Any 


Wliey November Workshops

Wiley Online Library: Best Practices


Wiley Online Library is the world’s broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources. This webinar is for researchers, librarians, and faculty who are regular Wiley Online Library users but may not be up to date with certain features, such as searching and setting up email alerts.

Key Highlights:

  • Discover Wiley Online Library content including journals, eMRWs, and online books
  • Learn how to run a simple, advanced, and Boolean Operators searches
  • Learn how to use Wiley Online Library more efficiently and effectively, and how to set up email alerts for saved searches

4 November 2020
9:00am – 10:00am


Navigating Journal Peer Review: A Guide for Authors and Reviewers


Do you know what happens during the peer review process and what peer reviewers expect from your submission?  Peer reviews serve not only to validate and maintain the integrity of research, but also encourage researchers to meet the accepted standards of their discipline.

Join Esther Levy, Editor-in-chief, Advanced Materials Technologies at Wiley in this complimentary webinar as she guides you through the various aspects of the peer review process, how to prepare for it and the expectations of peer reviewers.

Key Highlights:

  • The roles and obligations of editors and peer reviewers
  • The different models of peer review
  • How to respond to reviewer reports and editorial decisions

12 November 2020
11:00am – 12:00pm


November International FAIR convergence symposium

GO FAIR initiative: Make your data & services FAIR

International FAIR convergence symposium

The International FAIR Convergence Symposium will provide a forum for advancing international and cross-domain convergence around FAIR. The event will bring together a global data community with an interest in combining data across domains for a host of research issues – including major global challenges, such as those relating to the Sustainable Development Goals or the COVID-19 pandemic. Outcomes will directly link to the CODATA Decadal Programme ‘Data for the Planet: making data work for cross-domain grand challenges’ and to the bottom-up developments of the GO FAIR community towards the Internet of FAIR data and services.

Participation is open to ALL researchers and data experts, particularly those with an interest in participating in the CODATA Decadal Programme and in the GO FAIR community.


30th November - 4th December

Location: Virtual


Ongoing InCites new user interface training

InCites Benchmarking & Analytics™ will soon launch a new user interface. The new design is based on feedback from the global InCites community. InCites was launched in 2014 to respond to users’ assessment needs at the time. Over the years, both these  needs and the technology available to support them have evolved. We are now proud to announce a refreshed user interface (UI) for InCites Benchmarking & Analytics, to  be released at the end of September 2020. Further information about these updates can be found on the Clarivate blog.

Clarivate is offering several training sessions on the updated interface, for upcoming sessions please visit the training registrations page.