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Exhibiton "Intermunicipal Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Algarve Region"
Until January 31st, 2020
Identifies the strategic options and adaptation measures needed to increase the resilience of the territory and populations to the effects of climate change and reduce the vulnerability of Algarve to its impacts.
Further information in https://www.climaaa.com/
Local: Gambelas Library
Org.: CI-AMAL (PIAAC-AMAL) / UAlg's Library
 
 
Book Presentation "The History of Universidade do Algarve in Documents: the First Years"
January 29th, 2020 (Wednesday)
Presentation by Nuno Ribeiro and conversation with the first teachers, staff and students.
Edition organized by the Central Archive of the Universidade do Algarve, as part of the celebration of the 40 years of the University.
Local: Rectory Seminars' Room in Gambelas Campus | 16h
Org.: UAlg's Central Archive/ Universidade do Algarve Publisher
 
 
Conference "Intermunicipal Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Algarve Region"
January 30th, 2020 (Thursday)
With Cristina Veiga Pires (UAlg/FCT-CIMA) and AMAL's representative (yet to be defined).
Strategic options and measures to adapt the territory and populations to the effects of climate change.
Local: Gambelas Library Conference Room| 15h
Org.: CI-AMAL (PIAAC-AMAL) / FCT-CIMA / UAlg's Library
 
 
Conversation "Roman Legacy in Algarve"
January 31st, 2020 (Friday)
With João Bernardes (UAlg/FCHS) and Rui Almeida (CM Loulé/ UNIARQ)
Initiiative integrated in the monthly rubric CAFÉ COM LETRAS
Local: FNAC at Forum Algarve | 18h30
Org.: Direção Regional de Cultura do Algarve / UAlg's Library / FNAC
 
 
Web of Science Free Training
Clarivate free training for students and staff of Portuguese institutions members of B-on, including researchers and librarians, during January 2020.
The courses are free and will be delivered in Portuguese, although the slides will remain in English, from 20th to 24th January, 2020.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
For further information and registration click here
 
 
Web of Science Free Training
Clarivate free training for students and staff of Portuguese institutions members of B-on, including researchers and librarians, during January 2020.
The courses are free and will be delivered in Portuguese, from 29th to 31th January, 2020.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ 
For further information and registration click here
 
 
"Algarve Digital Hemeroteca" Presentation
An idea by Luís Guerreiro, voted under the "Orçamento Participativo de Portugal 2017", a project under the management of the "Direção Regional de Cultura do Algarve", executed and made available by the University of Algarve.
 
 
Free access to JSTOR'S "Lives of Literature" Collection
Free access to the collection “Lives of Literature" until  February.
It is a collection of academic journals devoted to the deep study of writers and texts associated with core literary movements. Key thematic topics include: Medieval authors & texts; Modernist authors, Victorian, Edwardian & Gothic authors; Literary theorists.
Access here​​​​​​​
 
 
 
E-learning from the B-on Search Service
The new e-learning modules from the b-on search service are available.
You can access it from the b-on website www.b.on.pt/ or through the link http://b-on.pt/activeapp/e-learning
 
 
Training for Users
 
Search Electronic Bibliographic Resources - Advanced Course
January 17th, 2020 (Friday) – 14h to 17h - Gambelas Library Conference Room
Addressed to teachers, investigators, 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle final students
​​​​​​​Contact nsequeira@ualg.pt
Org.: UAlg's Library
 
 
e-Books and Bibliographic Databases - What's available at UAlg?
January 15th (Friday) - 14h to 16h - Gambelas Library Conference Room
Contact nsequeira@ualg.pt​​​​​​​
January 14th, 23rd or 29th, 2020 – 16h to 18h - Penha Library
​​​​​​​Contact mjbarra@ualg.pt
Addressed to the academic community in general
Note: Personal computer required with connection to the Eduroam network
Presence certificate provided
Org.: UAlg's Library
 
 
B-On: How to explore the Bibliographic Research Portal
January 15th , 2020 (Friday) - 16h to 18h - Gambelas Library Conference Room
Contact nsequeira@ualg.pt​​​​​​​
January 14th, 23rd or 29th, 2020 – 18h to 20h - Penha Library
​​​​​​​Contact mjbarra@ualg.pt
Note: Personal computer required with connection to the Eduroam network
Addressed to the academic community in general
Presence certificate provided
Org.:  UAlg's Library
 
 
UAlg's Production Ecosystem: CIENCIAVITAE, SAPIENTIA and ORCID
January 22nd, 2020 (Wednesday) – 11h to 12h – Penha Library
​​​​​​​Contact epacheco@ualg.pt
Note: Personal computer required with connection to the Eduroam network
Addressed to the teachers, investigators / depositors and/or mediators
Org.:  UAlg's Library
     
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Mendeley, reference and PDF mana
January 15th, 2020 (Wednesday) – 10h30 to 12h30 - Penha Library
January 28th, 2020 (Tuesday) - 10h30 to 12h30 - Gambelas Library Conference Room
​​​​​​​Contact epacheco@ualg.pt
Note: Personal computer required 
Addressed to the academic community in general
Presence certificate provided
Org.:  UAlg's Library
   
 
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How to assess the reliability of a scientific publication
January 28th, 2020 (Thursday) – 14h to 15h– Gambelas Library Conference Room
Personal computer required with connection to the Eduroam network
Addressed to teachers, investigators, authors of scientific articles 
Presence certificate provided
Org.:  UAlg's Library
 
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URKUND: the UAlg's Plagerism Detection System
January 15th, 2020 (Wednesday) – 14h30 to 15h30 – Penha Library 
Addressed to the academic community in general
Org.:  UAlg's Library
 
 
Permanent Activities
 
"The Library and its available resources"
Target audience: Academic Community. Classes of undergraduate and postgraduate students (1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles), In private classroom and with previous enrolment to biblioteca@ualg.pt 
Org.: UAlg's Library
 
 
Guided Tours
Target audience: Groups with previous enrolment to biblioteca@ualg.pt
Org.: UAlg's Library
 
 
The UAlg's Library goes to schools: open access to scientifc information, open access explained to students
Integrates Team UAlg
Target audience: High school students. To book please send e-mail to biblioteca@ualg.pt
Org.: UAlg's Library
 
 
Discovering the European Union
Integrates Team UAlg
Target audience: High school students. To book please send an e-mail to cde@ualg.pt
Org.: UAlg's Library – European Documentation Center
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Other News
 
 
New way to remotly access online information resources
 
Outside the Eduroam network you no longer need to have VPN to access databases available on our website, you just have to do the authentication with the UAlg's username and password. Further information for each database is available on our website in Electronic resources /databases.
 
Highligths from the European Documentation Center
 
The UAlg's European Documentation Center informs:​​​​​​​

New European Commission Report on the impact of digitalization on the world of work in the EU.
The Joint Research Center, the Commission's Scientific and Knowledge Platform launched its latest report this week entitled «The changing nature of work and skills in the digital age». The report presents a reasoned analysis of the impact of technology on labor markets and the need to adapt education policies to boost digital skills.

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/facts4eufuture/changing-nature-work-skills-digital-age

 
Newly-received publications
 
         
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The UAlg's Library at social networks
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