Library Introductory Course on Information Resources & OA in December

FHI Library Online Workshop: Information Resources & Open Access

This interactive online workshop will introduce available options for making your research outputs open access. Discover which publishing fees are paid centrally or by the FHI library and get practical tips on how to adopt open access practices in your research area. Furthermore, you will get an overview of useful search tools.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 – 11am

The workshop lasts about 45 minutes. Please register and inform us (library@fhi-berlin.mpg.de) about your focus of interest.

More details on how to join the workshop will be announced by e-mail.

Library Introductory Course on Information Resources & OA in November

FHI Library Online Workshop: Information Resources & Open Access

This interactive online workshop will introduce available options for making your research outputs open access. Discover which publishing fees are paid centrally or by the FHI library and get practical tips on how to adopt open access practices in your research area. Furthermore, you will get an overview of useful search tools.

Friday, November 20, 2020 – 10:30am

The workshop lasts max. 60 minutes. Please register and inform us (library@fhi-berlin.mpg.de) about your focus of interest.

More details on how to join the workshop will be announced by e-mail.

FHI Workshop on Reference Management Systems in November

Online Workshop on Reference Management Systems
Monday, 16 November 2020 – 2pm

This course explains what reference management systems (also known as bibliographic or citation management software) are, why they are useful for any kind of research, and what to look out for when considering the use of one of the numerous available bibliographic management applications. The two systems, EndNote and Mendeley, are demonstrated as examples.

Instructor
Sandra Böttcher (FHI Library, Student Assistant)

More details on how to join the workshop will be announced by e-mail.

Library Introductory Course on Databases in November

FHI Library Online Workshop: Databases

Our interactive online workshop will help you to select and apply the most appropriate resources and tools for your research. Learn more on how to quickly find and analyze relevant scientific literature. The two databases Web of Science and SciFinder will be presented and discussed in detail.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 – 2pm

The workshop lasts max. 60 minutes. Please register and inform us (library@fhi-berlin.mpg.de) about your focus of interest.

More details on how to join the workshop will be announced by e-mail.

SciFinder Online Workshops in October 2020

A new series of SciFinder Online Workshops are starting next week:

Mo, October 12 – Text Searching
Tue, October 13 – Structure & Reaction Searching
Tue, October 13 – Retrosynthesis Background & Advanced Features
Wed, October 14 – Searching Biological Topics
Fri, October 16 – Polymer Searching & New Materials

Attendance is free of charge for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society, but online registration is required. All workshops last 60 minutes.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MPG researchers have the opportunity to use SciFindern until the end of 2020. Therefore, this SciFinder trainings will focus on SciFinder-n. Please note that CAS plans to discontinue SciFinder in the future.

Find more details on schedule and registration at
https://www.fkf.mpg.de/mpg-intern/training-info