Early career researchers, especially those at the beginning of their careers (i.e. postgraduate research students).
You will need to have a computer username and password for the University network, plus access to the University's R-drive. (If you don't already have access, this can be requested via your doctoral supervisor. Alternatively, please bring along a USB flash drive).
You will need to have a general knowledge of referencing and referencing systems, for instance by consulting the following webpages http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/studyingeffectively/writing/referencing/index.aspx
You can access an online resource to support using endnote: https://xerte.nottingham.ac.uk/play_26082#page1
This course is designed to introduce you to the basics of the EndNote for Windows software to create a library of references and to automatically build a bibliography/reference list in Word.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
recognise the value of using reference management software (RMS) to keep track of reading materials and to enable effective and consistent referencing
recall key characteristics and web locations of various open source RMS packages to enable independent exploration of their features/functionality and determine applicability for personal use
apply key functionality within EndNote to effectively save, organise and edit references and to access a range of referencing styles