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Atkins will host a number of campus-wide webinars and workshops on OA research and publishing.



“Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread...


The winners have been announced for the 2014 Undergraduate Research Conference, which was held on Friday, April 25th at the Barnhardt Student Activities Center. In total, 158 students presented their research projects to judges; 43 participated in oral presentations and 115 presented posters. Conference organizers and judges commended all participants for the high quality research represented in the conference.
 
Twenty-two Departmental Awards were presented for 1st, and in many cases 2nd and third place as well as honorable mention. In the Atkins Library Undergraduate Research Awards, five students were each awarded $1,000 prizes, and numerous students were presented certificates for honorable mention.
 
“Presenting at a research conference is a great resume item for students,” said Dr. Missy Eppes, Associate Professor of Earth Sciences and chair of the conference committee. “It provides wonderful experience in communicating all of the hard work that...
The Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) partners with faculty and graduate students in the use of digital and networked research tools to create, disseminate, and store new knowledge.  We aim to be a catalyst for collaborative community throughout the research lifecycle.  

The DSL can support the research process and projects through advising, digital tools, and a set of services that includes: Copyright and Authors’ Rights, Data Support and Data Management Planning, Publication, and Usability Testing.

We assist faculty and graduate students with locating and accessing numeric, geospatial, and statistical data, and with managing and preparing those data for analysis.  We can help you find, access, organize, reformat, manipulate, subset, or study data spatially. We can help you with identifying data sources, data management planning, data archiving strategies, licensing data collections, and data queries.  We also provide data management support, including curation and archiving research data.

We support the publication and dissemination of research and the scholarly output...
BrowZine for Android smartphones is here! Available for download in the Google Play store!

BrowZine is a free app for your iPad, iPhone or Android-based tablet that enables UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students to browse, read and monitor many of Atkins Library's scholarly journals. The app replicates the experience of browsing journals in the stacks, inspiring serendipitous discovery, as though the stacks were curated just for you.

BrowZine delivers top journals from publishers like Oxford, SAGE, Springer, Wiley and Elsevier and many more. Readers can locate journals by name or subject, then read a single issue or create a bookshelf to store favorite titles. The journals are identical to their print versions, including a table of contents and images, making it simple to browse and flip through the...
 
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