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University Library

Training Resources 2016-17

A listing for all sessions to be run during 2016/17 Michaelmas term can be found below; all sessions can be booked via the training booking system. Slides for some sessions will be made available from the CAROD training blog at the end of each term.


PGR Training Pathways (Information Literacy)

PGR Training Pathways (Information Literacy)

Introduction to the Library (including tour of Bill Bryson Library)

25th January, 09.30-10.45; 30th January, 15.30-16.45;

Finding and Managing Information (with introduction to Endnote Online) (with CIS)

18th January, 13:30-16.30; 2nd March, 09.30-12.30;

Finding Information: Search Strategies

31st January, 14.30-16.00;

Finding Information: Bibliographic and Subject databases

3rd February, 14.30-16:00;

Finding Information: Google Scholar and the Academic Web

7th February, 14.30-16.30;

Finding Information: HIstoric Newspapers

9th March, 11.00-13.00;

Finding Information: Discovering Doctoral Theses & Conference Papers

14th February, 14.00-15.30;

Copyright for Researchers

131st February, 14.00-15.30;

Keeping up to date with emerging research

28th February, 14:30-17.00;

Understanding Journal Impact Factors and other publication metrics, and how to maximise your citation potential.

9th February, 13.30-16.00; 7th March, 14.00-16.30;

Historical Collections for Researchers (with Heritage Collections)

9th March, 14.00-16.00;

Publishing your Research: Open Access Publishing

tbc March,

Publishing your Research: Research Data Management (with CIS)

tbc March,

Networking with Academic Networks (with Durham University Careers Service)

tbc March,

Critical Reading and Thinking (with English Language Centre)

tbc March,