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Last updated: 05-02-2018

New user?

Are you completely new to Pure and can't wait for our regular courses, then write to your local Pure contact person and inquire about the possibility of 1-to-1 training.

Find your local contact person from the link below

Courses in Pure 2017

During the fall we offer four regular courses across 3 days, with a focus on how to add new content to Pure and personal AU homepages. It is mainly for new Pure users and anyone who needs a brush-up, but it's open for all to attend.

Below you can find the slides we will go through on the day. Unless otherwise stated, the courses will be in danish.

The two courses in early December will be held in extension of our yearly Pure briefings, read more about the briefings here.

Fall 2017:

  • 14th of September, 1342-372, 13.30-15.00
  • 6th of December, Fuglesangs Allé, 2636-U213, 10.30-12.00
  • 6th of December, Nobelparken, 1485-218, 13.30-15.00
  • 7th of December, Nobelparken, 1485-218, 10.30-12.00 (session in english)

If you are interested in participating in one of the three courses, please write an email to Henrik Skadhauge Clausen, and add which date you wish to participate.


Besides our regular courses, you can book a course by writing to the Pure Support through the link below. A faculty representative from AU Library will get back to you to finalise the details.

Validator workshop 2018

On January 24th we will host a validator workshop. Here, the Faculty representatives from AU Library will offer assistance to particularly difficult registrations, as well as provide general guidance on the validation process. The workshop is intended exclusively for employees who have the role of validator in Pure.

The workshop will be held in Nobelparken, building 1483, room 444, from 09.00 to 14.30.

The day is split into two sessions:

  • 09.00-11.30
  • 12.00-14.30

Both sessions will begin with these brief presentations:

  • Validation checklist walkthrough (5 minutes)
  • Quality assurance in SP/Pure (5 minutes)
  • Current issues in Pure (5 minutes)

The rest of the time is reserved for your questions and concrete issues.

If you are interested in participating, please send an email to Henrik Skadhauge Clausen, please include which of the two sessions you're joining.

Deadline for registration is Monday the 22nd of January.

We will provide coffee and cake, please bring your own computer.

BFI and Open Access briefings 2017

On December 6 and 7 briefings will be held about BFI (the bibliometric research indicator) and Open Access (OA) in PURE. The briefings will focus on the relationship between PURE and BFI, including criteria for awarding BFI points to publications, and OA enrichment in PURE and the National OA Barometer.

The briefings are open to employees from all departments and caters primarily to employees (both academic and administrative staff) who want to know more about BFI and OA and/or work with registration or validation of publications in PURE.

Four briefings will be held - three meetings in Aarhus and one Web presentation. The web presentation is an offer to employees who are unable to attend a meeting in Aarhus.

  • Wednesday December 6, at 09:00 to 10:30 at Fuglesangs Allé, 2636-U213
  • Wednesday December 6, at 12:00 to 13:30 at the Nobel Park, 1485-218
  • Thursday December 7, at 09:00 to 10:30 at the Nobel Park, 1485-218
  • Thursday December 7, at 14:00 to 15:30 Web presentation (Held in English)

Practical information

There is no registration for the four meetings, but registration is required for the Web presentation.

Register by sending an email to by Friday. December 1st. This mail must contain the name, email address and place of employment. Upon registration you will receive information about the organization of the Web presentation.

The Web presentation will be held in English.

You can find the rooms in the Nobel Park and at Fuglesangs Allé on Building Map Aarhus University

Questions may be directed to:

Nicolaj Veje Pedersen
PURE systemadministrator
Phone: +45 871 52507

Health network meeting 2017

AU Library, Health Sciences annually organizes a network meeting based on relevant topics for the registration and validation of publications on Health, as well as specific questions from the participants. The meeting will be held this year in mid-December and is specifically addressed to validators, but all interested are welcome.

This year, focus will be on managing Open Access - what is Open Access and how does it register in PURE? And otherwise, the agenda is usually open and everyone is welcome with input.

Practical information

The network meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14th, at. 13-15 in the Victor Albeck Building.
The final agenda will be sent on Tuesday, December 12, together with a meeting room.

Registration and input to the agenda by December 11th to Karen Rodríguez Sigaard ( or Annette Balle Sørensen (

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