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The first fall series of Web of Science webinars

Schedule, September 2020Special webinar

Evaluation of scientific publications: modern tools and their correct application

Evaluation of scientific publications: modern tools and their correct application

- September 18, Friday, 11:00 – 13:00 (Moscow time)

conducted by Valentin Bogorov and Yuri Chekhovich

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(registration for this webinar is carried out separately at this link)

Topic 1: Responsible Scientometrics: Data and Indicators

Lecturer: Valentin Bogorov, Head of Educational Programs Department, Clarivate

Announcement: Publication activity data are widely used to assess scientific productivity in different countries of the world, and various scientometric indicators are created on their basis. First, the history of the creation of modern scientometric indicators will be briefly considered. Qualitative scientometric analysis is based on qualitative data. Problems related to publication activity data. Key scientometric indicators, their capabilities and limitations. Principles of Responsible Scientometrics.

Topic 2: “Antiplagiat” system: correct use of modern borrowing detection tools by editors and authors

Lecturer: Yuri Chekhovich, Executive Director of Antiplagiat company, Ph.D.

Announcement: Modern information technologies have made available to the modern author huge amounts of information, including a large number of scientific publications. Without the study of these publications, it is often impossible to conduct high-quality scientific research. How can an author use the texts of publications of other authors and not be accused of plagiarism? Can the author use the texts of his previous works? How does an editor make decisions when checking papers for borrowing? How to prevent the publication of a work with violations of scientific ethics and not scare away bona fide authors? The presentation will be devoted to these and many other issues.

Series 1
Web of Science: a search engine for scientific information
Series 1 webinars are hosted by Varvara SosedovaInformation platform Web of Science: content, possibilities, application

Key features of the Web of Science information platform and the Web of Science Core Collection central database. Creation of a personal user profile. Search for scientific publications on a given topic. Analysis of the information received. Saving the required data. Access to full texts of scientific publications. Optimization of work: saving search histories, creating automatic notifications for new publications and citations.

- September 15, Tuesday 07:00 (Moscow time)

- September 16, Wednesday 14:00 (Moscow time)

- September 17, Thursday 10:00 (Moscow time)

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Journal Citation Reports and Impact Factor: How to Compare and Select International Scientific Journals

Magazine formats and business models. Characteristics of a quality scientific publication. Citation indicators of a scientific journal, impact factor and quartiles. Formation of a list of subject publications for publication using Web of Science, EndNote (Match) and Journal Citation Reports. The capabilities of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) analytical tool for evaluating and selecting a journal according to the required parameters.

- September 15, Tuesday 10:00 (Moscow time)

- September 16, Wednesday 07:00 (Moscow time)

- September 17, Thursday 14:00 (Moscow time)

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Publons and ResearcherID: Publication Search, Author Profile, and Publication Metrics

Possible difficulties of searching by author and ways to solve them. Analysis of the publication activity of a scientist and a group of scientists, creation and interpretation of citation reports (citations, Hirsch index, etc.). Creation, correction and capabilities of an author profile in the Web of Science Researcher ID / Publons system: publications, metrics, peer review.

- September 15, Tuesday 14:00 (Moscow time)

- September 16, Wednesday 10:00 (Moscow time)

- September 17, Thursday 07:00 (Moscow time)

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Series 2
Analysis of Scientific Information: Clarivate Information Tools for scientists and administrators
Series 2 webinars are hosted by Irina Tikhonkova, Ph.D. and Pavel KasyanovAdditional features of the Web of Science platform

Using different functions, types and search operators allows you to find answers to questions: how many papers on a given topic have been published by scientists of a particular organization or country; how many articles in Nature and Science are published by scientists of our organization and how this affects the rating of the university; where to look for grants for your research, how many times a journal was cited that is not included in the Web of Science Core Collection; how many articles have been published on public administration (law, pedagogy of pharmacology, linguistics, etc.) in which publications you can publish your work not in English, in which publications / works you should look through and how to get a list of journals in which you should publish your results. At the webinar, we will learn how to optimize work with Web of Science: save search history; set up notifications about new works and citations. In addition to Core Collection, the Web of Science platform hosts 15 databases. What does a search across all databases give? What additional information can be obtained from Derwent Innovation, MedLine, Zoological Records, Russian Science Citation Index. At the end of the webinar, we will briefly talk about the planned changes in the platform interface.

- September 22, Tuesday 10:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Irina Tikhonkova, Ph.D.

- September 23, Wednesday 12:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Irina Tikhonkova, Ph.D.

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Correct Organization Profile in Web of Science: Presentation and Assessment of Achievements

How to correctly compare organizations by scientific contribution? How many articles are published in which quartiles? How to quickly create a report on the publication activity of an organization for a specific period? How to evaluate existing partnerships? Who should you cooperate with? How are other organizations making great strides? What practices can you apply at home? When will our university lead the rankings? Why do you need an organization profile in the Web of Science Core Collection (Organization Enhanced). How to create and adjust it? What (not) can be presented in the profile? We will consider these questions at the webinar, as well as the search algorithm for all variations of names, we will work out the use of the SAME operator and how to assess the publication activity of an organization using the Web of Science Core Collection data and using the InCites analytical system.

- September 22, Tuesday 12:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Irina Tikhonkova, Ph.D.

- September 23, Wednesday 10:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Irina Tikhonkova, Ph.D.

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★ How Bibliometrics Help Us Predict Nobel Prize Winners ★

Each year, Clarivate Analytics experts predict Nobel Prize winners based on publication citation rates. In this webinar, we highlight the intricacies of our work in predicting Nobel Prize winners and take stock of the 2020 awards.

- September 24, Thursday 10:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Pavel Kasyanov

- September 24, Thursday 14:00 (Moscow time) – conducted by Pavel Kasyanov

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Series 3
Practical guidelines for publication in international journals
Series 3 webinars are hosted by Valeria KurmakaevaHow to learn to understand international magazines

Indicators of a quality scientific publication. Impact factor and quartiles. Formation of a list of subject publications for publication using Web of Science, EndNote (Match) and Journal Citation Reports. The concept of a predatory (garbage, unscrupulous) magazine and its main features. Examples of predatory mailings: how to check where you were invited to send an article.

- September 28, Monday 10:00 (Moscow time)

- September 29, Tuesday 08:00 (Moscow time)

- September 30, Wednesday 14:00 (Moscow time)

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EndNote bibliography features

The process of preparing an article for submission to an international journal. Publishing requirements of journals. Create your own bibliographic database using EndNote Online. Sort records, create groups and control access to them. Using bibliography design templates. Using the Cite-While-You-Write Module for Microsoft Word and creating a bibliography directly while writing the text.

- September 28, Monday 14:00 (Moscow time)

- September 29, Tuesday 10:00 (Moscow time)

- September 30, Wednesday 08:00 (Moscow time)

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Basic requirements for publications in international journals

The structure of the scientific article. Practical advice on writing the main sections. Distinctive features of academic English. Drawing up an annotation. Writing headers. Choice of keywords. The expectations of the editor. The main reasons for refusals to publish. Working with revisions of reviewers.

- September 28, Monday 08:00 (Moscow time)

- September 29, Tuesday 14:00 (Moscow time)

- September 30, Wednesday 10:00 (Moscow time)

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