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.
|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|