Information technology

IT Courses relevant to research

Booking: these courses generally open for booking one month in advance of the shown date. If you do not see a live booking link please check back nearer the course date.

Cancelling: If you need to cancel your booking, please do so at your earliest opportunity and at least 3 days before the event. Someone else may be able to take your place, but we need time to contact them. Also, although you are not charged for an event, there are costs we incur (e.g. photocopying) which relate directly to places reserved.

How to cancel: you can cancel your booking via the MyEd Event Booking Channel. Go to the “My Stuff” tab within MyEd and then Event Booking. Click on “My Bookings” - here you will have the option to cancel your place.

We maintain attendance registers; unexpected absences will be noted. If you consistently fail to attend, or repeatedly cancel with very short notice, you may be prevented from booking future IAD events.

Managing a Bibliography in Endnote

Description

EndNote is used for managing bibliographic references and is available for Windows and Macintosh. This is an introductory course aimed at getting you started in using EndNote. The course topics include adding records to your EndNote database, using EndNote to insert citations in word documents and generate bibliographies, and tips for efficient management of bibliographic sources.

Please note: this event is not catered.

This course relates to domains A1 and B2 of the RDF.

BookingsThere are currently no events scheduled for this course. Please check back later.

Producing a Thesis in Word 2010

Description

This course is primarily aimed at postgraduate students intending to produce a thesis using Word 2010, and looks at how to get the most out of Word to produce a quality document. The course introduces you to the concepts involved in planning a large document, and the features and functions you can use in Word that will save you time and effort. The session includes practical exercises that will take you through the process of creating your thesis from start to finish.

This course relates to domains A1, A2, A3, B2, C2, and D2 of the RDF.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Word 2010

BookingsThere are currently no events scheduled for this course. Please check back later.

Searching Research Literature - Biological Sciences

Description

One of the first tasks a research student has to undertake is producing a literature review. This can seem like a daunting prospect, especially for students who are new to this University and its library facilities. The course will help by providing a brief introduction to library resources and services. However, as the course concentrates on the use of online bibliographic databases, its main purpose is to help you find relevant research literature efficiently.

There will be an opportunity for hands-on practice.

  • Search skills and why you need them
  • Literature databases and cited reference searching
  • Getting the full-text
  • Journal impact factors
  • Keeping up to date
  • Alerts and/or saved searches
  • Brief Introduction to Reference management software

This course relates to domains A1 and C1 of the RDF.

BookingsThere are currently no events scheduled for this course. Please check back later.

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