Postgraduate Workshops #Yourlibrary

Here are just some examples of workshops we have to offer postgraduate students.

Getting Started with Finding Information

• Find books and journal articles using the Library website

• Create an effective search strategy

• Know how to locate the full text of journal articles.

Search Strategies for Systematic Reviews

• What is a systematic review?

• Key features of the systematic review process

• Identifying appropriate databases, keywords and subject headings (e.g. MeSH)

• Planning a search using the PICO and SPICE frameworks

• Building an effective search strategy

• Search techniques including truncation, wildcards and proximity operators

• Translating searches across different databases

Introduction to Harvard

• Recognise why you need to reference

• Understand when you need to give a reference

• Identify what information is included in a reference

• Create a reference list/bibliography following the University of Lincoln’s Harvard style

Open Access & Research Information

• Understand the importance of Research Data Management planning

• Identify the obligations and reporting of different funders and institutions

• Be aware of open access and the publishing landscape

• Recognise how the law on copyright and licences applies to your work

• Build up a body of work - beginning with your thesis

• Establish your identity and take your work with you

How To Start Analysing Data In SPSS

In this interactive workshop, we take a look at some real data from the General Social Survey, and build a set of steps for investigating that data. We chiefly focus on different types of graphs and the p-values that can give those graphs credibility.

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