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Postgraduate Information Sessions and Workshops 2023

There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register - Zoom workshops.

Information sessions 10-11am (via Zoom)

  • Wednesday 26 July - Postgraduate Library Services An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • Wednesday 30 August - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
  • Wednesday 27 September - The Thesis Guide – For new thesis students, about preparation, copyright compliance, submitting, and depositing.
  • Wednesday 25 October - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.

Workshops 10-11.30am via Zoom

  • Tuesday 22 August - Endnote for PC (Windows): Managing your references This course is an introduction to Endnote, covering how to set up an Endnote library, export references from the Library databases and generate in-text citations and a bibliography using Word, in a recommended citation style.
  • Tuesday 24 August - Endnote for Mac: Managing your references
  • Thursday 26 October - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving. 
  • Tuesday 31 October - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • Thursday 2 November - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

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