Due to COVID-19 the University has moved from face-to-face to online teaching. Please check on the Doctoral Skills Moodle page to find the current provision for Library courses scheduled for the remainder of the 2020/2019 academic year.

  • Normally, all sessions will take place in the Library. Unless otherwise stated, sessions will take place in either the Level 1 Training Room. Venue information will be confirmed once you have booked your place.
  • You might like to view library presentations that have been delivered to research postgraduates.
  • Doctoral student bookings: If you are a doctoral student you can book the sessions through the DoctoralSkills programme (formerly PGSkills) coordinated by the Doctoral College.
  • Staff Bookings: If you are a member of staff and the course you would like to go on should be listed on the Academic Staff Development site.

Semester 2 Sessions are shown below.

Title Date Time
Publishing record: present your strengths Wednesday 25 March   12:15 - 13:05
Introduction to R and RStudio for descriptive statistics Thursday 26 March 10:00-12:30
Managing Your Digital Identity as a Researcher: Strategies and Case Studies  Tuesday 31 March   10:15 - 12:05
R and RStudio for data cleaning and visualisation Wednesday 1 April 10:00 - 12:30
Online maps: Digimap & JISC Geospatial Data Monday 20 April 10:15 - 12:05
Searching for biological sciences literature Wednesday 22 April 10:15 - 12:05
Writing a data management plan for non-sensitive data Monday 27 April   10:15 - 12:05
Writing a data management plan for sensitive data Tuesday 28 April   10:15 - 12:05
SciVal for researchers Wednesday 29 April   12:15 - 13:05
Literature searching: SciFinder Tuesday 2 June 10:15 – 12:05
Managing human participant research data Wednesday 03 June  10:15 - 12:05
The 4 Ps of research data management: plan,protect, publish and promote Friday 05 June 10:15 - 11:45
Chemdraw Advance Wednesday 10 June   10:00 - 12:05
Introduction to SQL for data manipulation Monday 08 June  10:00 - 14:15
Searching for literature in physics: INSPEC and SPIE Digital Library Thursday 11 June 10:15 - 12:05
Writing a data management plan for non-sensitive data Wednesday 17 June   10:15 - 12:05
Writing a data management plan for sensitive data Thursday 18 June  10:15 - 12:05
Archiving, publishing and sharing your research data Monday 22 June 10:15 - 12:05
Literature searching in education: ERIC, BEI and A+ Education Thursday 06 August   10:15 - 12:05
Literature Searching: Web of Science Friday 7 August 10:15 - 12:05
Literature searching in behavioural science: PsycINFO & PsycEXTRA Thursday 20 August   10:15 - 12:05
Literature searching: Scopus Friday 21 August   10:15 - 12:05