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Book training and consultations in publishing and research data

Book professional training and researcher consultations about scholarly publication, research data management and the DiVA repository for publications. The services are available for researchers and employees affiliated with Umeå university, and the staff of Region Västerbotten. It is possible to access the services digitally.

Research, publish, analyse – with the aid of our specialists

We offer support during the entire research process. Book consultations and professional training regarding research data and scholarly publishing. We provide contents based on your needs and framework.

Our specialists can be booked for:

  • department visits
  • individual counselling
  • counselling for research groups
  • meetings
  • supplementary training sessions
  • participation in departmental/divisional meetings (arbetsplatsträff, APT)

Find options for similar services within fields such as information searching, reference management, academic writing and support for reading and writing beneath the form.

Examples of contents

Scholarly publications

  • How to formulate a publication strategy
  • How to identify the proper channel when publishing

DiVA (Digitala vetenskapliga arkivet)

  • How to register publications in DiVA
  • Using DiVA to increase the reach of research publications
  • Retrieving data, creating feeds and lists of publications in DiVA

Publishing open access

  • How to publish in a way that meets financers' conditions for open access
  • Routes to open access publishing
  • Discounts on open access publishing fees
  • Open access and open science
  • How to establish and sustain a journal through Open journal system (OJS)

Research data

  • How to set up a data management plan (DMP)
  • How to make use of the DMP during ongoing research
  • How to manage research data and make it available
  • How to register research data in the Swedish national data service catalogue
  • How to fulfil the FAIR principles

Analysing scholarly communications

  • Ways to analyse and increase the reach of your research
  • Bibliometrics – what is it and how does it work?

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