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By the end of the session you will be able to:-

  • Find key research material using Library resources;
  • Develop skills in searching for and retrieving information;
  • Save searches and create alerts.

The session will take the form of a workshop combining instruction with practical exercises in using databases and other relevant resources.

You will be introduced to:-

  • Key online resources for your research area;
  • How to develop effective search strategies (including use of advanced searching techniques such as controlled vocabularies, classification codes where appropriate and citation searching);
  • How to track down the full text of the references found in searches;
  • The benefits of using referencing software to manage your results;
  • How to keep up to date with newly published material.

Led by

Library Services Staff

This session is for

First year doctoral researchers (grouped by discipline)

Date:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Time:
09:30 - 11:00
Location:
Hartley Library Training Room 4077
Campus:
Highfield
Categories:
Gradbook

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