Wednesday, 7 December 2011


The fantastic Irish-based MyRI (My Research Impact) project tutorials on bibliometrics have been adapted for Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. The QMU version is available here.

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Google Scholar Citations

Google Scholar has just gone fully live with its new Google Scholar Citations service. Authors can create a private or public profile, track citations to their publications and follow publications by colleagues.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

QMU Research Support lunch

The LRC will be hosting a drop-in lunchtime session from 12-2pm on Tuesday 15th November for QMU research staff. Please come along to find out more about our research support services including eResearch and its MePrints personal webpages, how eResearch is being used for the REF, open access publishing advice and our eData service. As lunch is being provided, it would be appreciated if you could let Helen Muir know if you are able to attend for catering numbers.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

'Managing and Sharing Data - best practice for researchers' guide

The UKDA has just released a 3rd edition of Managing and sharing data: best practice for researchers . This gives researchers a good overview of how to best manage their data when they are in the research project process, and also advises on how to effectively share data, which is becoming more of a priority with research funding bodies.

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

2000th paper in eResearch

The eResearch repository team, here at Queen Margaret University, was delighted to hit the 2000th deposit milestone today. The paper was deposited by Professor Brian Hay (visiting professor to the Division of Business, Enterprise & Management), and is a peer-reviewed, open access conference paper.

Thursday, 13 January 2011


Launched on January 12th 2011, socialsciencespace has been created by SAGE publishers to bring together individuals, groups and organisations who are active or interested in social sciences research.

You can also follow socialsciencespace on Twitter.