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As part of a project at the University Library we asked researchers to send us any inspiring visualizations being used or produced at KI. We wanted to probe the depths as well as get an idea of the width of the visual side of KI’s ongoing research.
KI Play is a new campus video distribution portal, with a Youtube-like interface, giving KI students and staff a place to host and distribute media.
Are you a researcher using or producing any form of visualization in your work? Are you curious to see how your peers visualize their work? We are!
In the last years, we have experienced an explicit trend in systematic reviews. More and more people talks about it. Students are asked to do systematic reviews. Researchers ask us for assistance in systematic literature searching.
In a previous blog post we described how known key articles kan be use to construct and test a search. In this post you can follow an example of a search constructed with key articles as the starting point.
Since Endnote changed their looks for the login page it became quite hard to distinguish between creating an account for the Endnote Online and the desktop version.
How can you use key articles that you already know of to construct or improve a search strategy?
There is a difference to search databases with a controlled vocabulary (such as PubMed and CINAHL) compared with databases that use free-text search (such as Web of Science and Scopus).
As a researcher at the Karolinska Institutet you can now publish open access free of charge in the 1,650 hybrid journals from Springer.
Do you need to search for information for your thesis or another assignment? Not sure if you have sufficient skills for this task? Or maybe it is the reference management that troubles you? Try our quiz and our checklist.
We at KIB couldn't keep ourselves from creating a sticker app for iOS 10 with pictures related to the library, campus, studies and anatomy.
From September 4, you can not reserve books that are available in the same library where you want to pick them up. You can get the book directly from the shelf. You can still reserve books that are on loan to pick up at the library you prefer.
All they want is your money, but they are less interested in disseminating your research: get to know a predatory publisher
Do you ever find it difficult putting information into “your own words” when you use sources in your texts? Here’s some advice on how to paraphrase.
When you use material from sources in your writing you should always provide a clear citation, but you also need to paraphrase the information, “put it in your own words”. But why is that – why not copy the information, word by word?
References to sources are an important part of academic writing. To format the references in a correct and consistent manner is one aspect of this. For this KIBs reference guides are useful tools. Now available in English!

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