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Note: Check for the Training Schedule here & remote learning at USM Library Online Learning or learn from our Ready to Download Webinar Video.

About this Module

The main objective of this training is to introduce some of the research support tools which can help the researchers to produce high-quality research with efficiency.

The topics covered in this module include:

  • Part 1: Searching and Writing
  • Part 2: Publishing and Sharing


Part 1:

Searching the literature
To explore some of the useful research-related platforms/websites which can be used to find high-quality articles related to your topic. (Myto, Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global, DOAJ, Mycite, Web of Science, Scopus & Alert Services)

Research Writing
To explore some of the beneficial research support tools to ease your research writing process (MS Word Advanced, Bibliographic Management [Mendeley & Endnote], Google Drive, Smmry, Mindmeister & Cloud Storage)

Part 2:

Publishing Strategy
To identify the best journals to publish your research articles (Journal Citation Reports [JCR], SCImago Journal and Country Rank [SJR], DOAJ, Mycite, Manuscript Match, Scirev, Medsci & Sherpa Romeo)

Research Sharing & Monitoring
To identify the best strategy to make your research outputs more visible and receive high impact ( e-repository, Researcher Profile, Scientific Social Network & Altmetrics)

Check out our training schedule here.

Training Slide

To browse our full Mind Map for this training (including all the links for the tools), please click here.