ORCID – Open Researcher and Contributor ID

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In the registration form of our seminar we ask you to enter your ORCID , if you have one. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an author identifier. You can use ORCID to claim your publications: articles in scholarly journals, for example found in Scopus or Web of Science, books, datasets, and many other types of work. You have to register yourself to get an ORCID – on www.orcid.org. We strongly recommend you to create an ORCID!

ImpactStory listed 10 things you need to know about ORCID right now.

The University Library has made a manual on how to create your ORCID and how to claim your publications. You can download it here.

For more background information see also Getting Published and Measuring Impact, part of our Research Matters portal.

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Detailed program of the seminar

The seminar ‘Research Impacts and Relevance: How to publish a world-class paper’ is especially designed for early career researchers and PhD candidates. Senior staff,students and support staff are also welcome to attend. The seminar’s concept has already proven to be successful at many universities worldwide, including the Dutch universities of Wageningen, Delft and Maastricht.

Prof. dr. Huib Pols, Rector Magnificus of the Erasmus University, is the opening speaker. During the seminar participants will learn about the publishing process and the ways in which authors can influence the success of their publications. Drs. Carl Schwarz, Elsevier’s Publishing Director in Life Sciences, will present editorial policies, programs to support and collaborate with scientists and best practices. Successful EUR researchers in the Social Sciences and Medicine will give insight into their strategic choices in disseminating research results, choice of audience, journals and forms of publication.

The program will end with a presentation on what research impact looks like, how you can influence your impact and what is needed to boost your scientific career. Concerns about the influence of current valuation practices of research quality and scientific output will also be addressed.

The seminar will be chaired by Dr. Matthijs van Otegem, director Erasmus University Library.

13.00 Reception and coffee
13.30 Introduction: the Erasmus University in science worldwide
13.35 Prof.dr. Huib Pols, Rector Magnificus Erasmus University
13.50 Drs. Carl Schwarz, Publishing Director Health and Medical Sciences, Elsevier
14.15 Prof.dr. Pearl Dykstra, Empirical Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University
14.35 Dr. Arfan Ikram, associated professor Neuroepidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC
14.55 Break
15.25 Prof.dr. Willem Schinkel, Social Theory, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University
15.45 Dr. Thed van Leeuwen, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University
16.05 Discussion
16.30 Drinks

Times mentioned are indicative.

Books on publishing in the University Library

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The collection of University Library of the EUR has numerous books on academic publishing, academic writing, measuring impact and other ‘research matters’. You can see an overview in Books on publising in the University Library at LibraryThing. There you will also find (in most cases) a link to our catalog, where you can request the book.

Do you want to recommend other books? Please let us know – your suggestions are welcome!

Save the date: Tuesday June 17, 2014

Mark your calendars for the upcoming seminar ‘Research Impact and Relevance: How to publish a world-class paper’.
Tuesday June 17th 2014, 1:00-4:30 pm. Venue CB-5

Organisers: University Library EUR, in collaboration with Elsevier and the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University.

This seminar is especially designed for early career researchers and PhD candidates. Senior staff and students are also welcome to attend. The seminar’s concept has already proven to be successful at many universities worldwide, including the Dutch universities of Wageningen, Delft and Maastricht.

Prof. dr. Huib Pols, Rector Magnificus of the Erasmus University, is the opening speaker. During the seminar participants will learn about the publishing process and the ways in which authors can influence the success of their publications. Drs. Carl Schwarz, Elsevier’s Publishing Director in Life Sciences, will present editorial policies, programs to support and collaborate with scientists and best practices. Successful EUR researchers in the Social Sciences and Medicine will give insight into their strategic choices in disseminating research results, choice of audience, journals and forms of publication.

The program will end with a presentation on what research impact looks like, how you can influence your impact and what is needed to boost your scientific career. Concerns about the influence of current valuation practices of research quality and scientific output will also be addressed.

Speakers

Prof. dr. Huib Pols, Rector Magnificus Erasmus University

Drs. Carl Schwarz, Publishing Director in Life Sciences, Elsevier

Prof. dr. Pearl Dykstra, Empirical Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University

Prof. dr. Willem Schinkel, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University

Dr. Arfan Ikram, assistant professor Neuroepidemiology, Dept. of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC

Dr. Thed van Leeuwen, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University