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Communication Source

Communication Source is hosted on the Ebsco platform. It is a bibliographic database containing references with abstracts and full text articles about communication science, linguistics, speech and language pathology, media studies, etc.

This database also includes a thesaurus.

Access

This database is fully accessible within the UGent network (UGentNet …

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level: algemeen
tags: database   FLW  

Comparison: EndNote and Mendeley

There are so many types of reference software out there that it's sometimes difficult to make an informed decision about which software fits your needs best. In this research tip, we explore two populair options: EndNote (Clarivate) and Mendeley (Elsevier).

 

What is reference software?

You use reference software to …

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level: algemeen
tags: EndNote   integrity   refer  

Consent in research – ethics & privacy (GDPR)

To obtain valuable data & insights, research often involves …

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level: algemeen
tags: ethics   GDPR   research data management  

Copyright: my rights as an author

As the author of a work, you're the copyright holder. Sometimes, however, you transfer your copyright (the economic rights) to a third party, who becomes the copyright holder in turn. If someone wants to reuse (part of) your work, the copyright holder of your work must grant permission for this. …

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level: detail
tags: academic writing   copyright  

Copyright: the basics in Belgian law

Jurisdiction

This is Belgian law. The exceptions in the Belgian copyright law are only valid for use of works in Belgium (whether or not the author is Belgian or not is not relevant, as is the country the work is published in).

What is protected?

Works protected by copyright:

- …

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level: algemeen
tags: auteursrecht   copyright  

Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works

General info

A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. …

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level: algemeen
tags: article   Biblio   copyright   journal   open access   open science  

Critical reading: how do you do it?

Before getting to writing your paper, you'll need to read up on your subject. The portal for Ghent University students proposes the following three steps.

 

Scan the source
  • Read the title and subtitle.
  • Look at the date of publication. Aim for recent publications.
  • Doublecheck how relevant and reliable the …
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level: algemeen
tags: evaluate  

Critical reading: how to read a scientific article

A scientific article might be short, but it is usually dense in information, which can make it harder to read. Below, you can find some tips.

 

General guidelines
  • Take notes while you read to make sure you understand what you're reading.
  • Don't know a word? Look it up and …
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level: algemeen
tags: artikel   evalueren  

Critical reading: the CRAAP test

You want to base your academic, scientific research on scientifically sound sources. Often, the publisher already gives you an insight into how reliable the source is; publishers of A1-journals, for instance, already peer-review their articles. Academic libraries collect scientific literature, etc.
However, you can also find many interesting sources on …

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level: algemeen
tags: evaluate   quality assessment  

DMPonline.be: How do I write a Data Management Plan?

DMPonline.be is an online tool to help Ghent University researchers write an effective Data Management Plan (DMP). This tip explains how to use this tool.

What is a DMP?

A Data Management Plan is a formal document that specifies how research data will be handled both during and after a …

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level: algemeen
tags: integriteit   integrity   research data management  

DMPonline.be: when and how to sign in via ORCID?

 

This tip explains in which situations you might want to sign into and use DMPonline.be via ORCID, and how to do this.

 

For more general information on how to use the planning tool DMPonline.be, check out the following tips:

  • On …
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level: algemeen
tags: AVG   GDPR   integriteit   integrity   research data management  

DOI / ISBN / ISSN / PMID

These are all unique identifiers that refer to a specific source. Based on these identifiers, you should be able to find the full and correct bibliographical information.

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level: algemeen
tags: article   refer  

Data analysis resources

Are you looking for some resources to improve your data science skills, or information on software like R and RStudio? We'll give you a few options below.

Data analysis examples by UCLA

The webpage data analysis examples by UCLA lists a number of statistical analysis techniques and their application …

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level: algemeen
tags: FPP  

Database search: how to use search terms?

Each database has its own method to make the contents of that database accessible and consultable. Most databases use "Basic search" and "Advanced search". Via "Basic search" you can filter the search results after performing a search. "Advanced search" allows you to choose more specific search criteria before performing a …

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level: algemeen
tags: databank   database   FEA   onderzoeksvraag   search engines   search strategy   zoekmachine   zoekstrategie  

Deposit number behind a PhD thesis: what is it, is there a link with ISBN and is it obligatory?

What is a deposit number (D-nummer)?

A deposit number is assigned by the Royal Library of Belgium. It is the code that a publisher is obliged to include on the front or on the back of a book to enable identification of the book and the publisher. 

Therefore, It must …

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level: detail
tags: academic writing   auteursrecht   bibliotheek  

Dyabola

Het Dyabola project is een portaalsite die toegang geeft tot verschillende bibliografische databanken van publicaties m.b.t. archeologie. Wij hebben een abonnement op de volgende collecties:

    • Archaeological Bibliography (enhanced Version of Realkatalog) 1956-... (in Duits, Engels, Frans of Italiaans)
    • The Annual Archaeological Bibliography 2021 (in Duits, Engels, Frans of Italiaans)
    • Attic Gravestones …
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level: algemeen
tags: databank   FLW  

E-books

Ghent University has access to many e-books. You can find and read all of them in our catalogue if you follow these steps.

 

Access UGentNet

Make sure you are connected to the UGent network.

When you are connected, you will see this green light at the bottom of …

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level: algemeen
tags: search strategy  

EEB: Early European Books (ProQuest)

Deze fulltext databank bevat kleurenscans van Europese boeken uit de 15e, 16e en 17e eeuw in verschillende talen (zoals Latijns, Nederlands, Italiaans, Deens, Frans, Duits en Grieks). Je kan tegelijkertijd de databank EEBO (Early English Books Online) doorzoeken (Engelse boeken van 1473 tot 1700).

Ons abonnement biedt toegang tot de collecties die …

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level: algemeen
tags: databank   FLW  

EU funding: Open Research Data for ERC grants - H2020

What is it about?

The European Commission has been encouraging open access to and reuse of digital research data through the Open Research Data Pilot (ORD Pilot), following FAIR data principles:
All research data should be Findable, Accessible,  Interoperable  and  Reusable  (FAIR). The ERC has adopted this approach for their …

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level: algemeen
tags: open science   research data management  

EU funding: what are the Open Access requirements for publications in Horizon Europe?

In Horizon Europe, the European Commission (EC) requires that all peer-reviewed publications resulting from project funding are open access (OA), i.e.,  freely available online with no restrictions on use, by depositing them in a repository. Peer reviewed articles should be made Open Access immediatly after publications, embargo's are no …

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level: algemeen
tags: article   copyright   Horizon Europe   open access   open science  

Embase: comparison with PubMed and tips & tricks for searching

Embase is regarded as the European equivalent of PubMed/MEDLINE. When using the Embase search engine, you automatically browse not only the Embase database but also articles in PubMed/MEDLINE that have already been assigned MeSH terms.

Access

Embase is only accessible via the UGent network.

Search operators

Embase can be …

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level: algemeen
tags: database   FFW   FGE   search engines   search strategy  

EndNote 20 : wat is nieuw in vergelijking met vroegere versies ?

Sinds juli 2021 is via het Athena-platform EndNote 20 beschikbaar. Deze nieuwe versie vervangt de EndNote X9-versie. Compatibiliteit tussen beide versies is voorzien.   Nieuwigheden

- moderne interface

- samanvatting van de referentie zet cruciale informatie op de eerste plaats

- verbeterde zoekmachine

- nieuwe PDF-viewer met annotatiemogelijkheden

- ontdubbeling …

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level: algemeen

EndNote: hoe kan je grote aantallen referenties importeren vanuit Embase?

Er kunnen tot en met 10.000 referenties geëxporteerd worden:   Boven de zoekresultaten naast 'Results:   Export > RIS Format (Mendeley, EndNote) > Export     Het exacte aantal zoekresultaten verschijnt in de lijst onder Select number of items   Read more

level: algemeen
tags: academisch schrijven   artikel   EndNote   FFW   FGE   refereren  

EndNote: hoe kan je referenties importeren vanuit ClinicalTrials.gov?

TIP: Als je niet ál je zoekresultaten wil exporteren, dien je eerst de gewenste referenties te selecteren. Vervolgens worden deze automatisch tijdelijk bewaard bij 'Saved studies', zie knop rechtsboven.

  • Open je lijst met opgeslagen referenties door te klikken op Saved Studies > Download (rechtsboven)
  • Selecteer het bestandsformaat: Plain text > …
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level: algemeen
tags: academisch schrijven   artikel   EndNote   FFW   FGE   refereren  

EndNote: hoe kan je referenties importeren vanuit The Cochrane Library?

Stap 1: Selecteer de referenties die je wilt exporteren > Export selected citation(s) Stap 2: Selecteer het formaat Plain Text > vink Include Abstract aan > Download en sla op.   Opmerking: niet opslaan als RIS-bestand   Stap 3: Ga naar EndNote en klik op de Import-knop.     Stap … Read more

level: detail
tags: academisch schrijven   artikel   EndNote   FFW   FGE   refereren  

EndNote: how can I add and delete references?

Once you have uploaded all your references into your EndNote library, you can delete duplicate references and add references manually. You can also edit them manually or automatically.

 

Add references

Read this tip to learn about importing references from databases.

Add a reference manually:

  • Open Athena and EndNote.
  • Click …
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level: detail
tags: academic writing   article   EndNote   refer  

EndNote: how can I update or edit references?

To mannually edit a reference, simply select the reference and edit in the right-hand column.

In EndNote, you can also update references in bulk.

  • Select the references you want to update.
  • Right-click on the references and click "Find Reference Updates" OR click "References" > "Find Refence Updates"

 

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level: detail
tags: EndNote  

EndNote: how can you add PDFs?

Add PDFs atuomatically

  • Open Athena and then EndNote 20.
  • Select the references to which you want to add a PDF.
  • Click "References" > "Find full text" > "Find full text".
  • EndNote will now look for PDFs Ghent University has electronic access to and add them.

 

Add PDFs manually
  • Open …
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level: detail
tags: article   EndNote  

EndNote: how can you cite while you write?

Advantages of citing while you write

  • You don't forget to cite sources.
  • You put the footnotes in the right places.
  • You save time looking for the right source after writing your article.
  • You can automatically update references.
  • You can adjust reference styles easily.

 

Insert a footnote
  • Open Athena.
  • Open …
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level: detail
tags: academic writing   EndNote   refer  

EndNote: how can you import references?

You can import references into EndNote from many different databases. In the clips below, we explain how to import references from the four most commonly used ones: the library's catalogue, Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

 

Web of Science

 

Scopus

 

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level: detail
tags: academic writing   database   EndNote   search engines