Author Archives: Zohreh Zahedi


About: Zotero is a free and open source reference management tool. It is originally created at the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University (USA). It was initially released on October 5, 2006. As of 2021, Zotero is developed by the non-profit Corporation for Digital Scholarship (CDS) an organization dedicated to the development of software and… Read More »

NWO Open Science: A Practical Guide for Early-Career Researchers

The Dutch consortium of University Libraries and the National Library of the Netherlands (UKB), together with the Universities of The Netherlands (UNL), the Dutch national Centre of expertise and repository for research data (DANS) and the Dutch Research Council (NWO), has published a practical guide on open science. “Early-stage researchers are an important link in… Read More »

Scopus database

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of academic journals in various subject fields such as life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences. It is launched in 2004 by Elsevier. Scopus database is very popular and widely used by researchers, students, and professionals in various fields of study. For more info about see Scopus blog: Scopus research… Read More »

Registering persons in Pure

How to register persons in Pure: a manual Follow these steps: Pure<Masterdata<Persons Click + 3. Add information 3.1.1. Metadata: Personal information: first name, last name*, Gender*, Date of birth, nationality, Name variant, Title, ID, ORCID, Profile photo, Links, Curriculum and research description (Profile information), Attention: Last name* and Gender* are necessary fields to fill otherwise… Read More »

Deduplication of External Persons in Pure

Follow these steps: Go to Pure: Go to Master data and click on External Persons. Under External Persons click Duplicate Names and Duplicate ID. Check the list of duplicate names. By clicking the External Persons you can go the External Person record. In the record click on the history and comments to see the external person to which… Read More »

A practical guide to preprints

The Dutch consortium of university libraries and the National library of the Netherlands (UKB) has published a practical guide on preprints in cooperation with the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and the Dutch Research Council (NWO). The guide aims to support both researchers and members of the general public (journalists, patients, healthcare workers,… Read More »