Researcher Information Skills for Medicine & Health Sciences
Duration 0.5 days
Team Libraries' Learning Development Team (Information Skills)

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • source key UoN resources, subject databases and specialist information within a discipline to employ a thorough literature search
  • construct effective search strategies using appropriate terminology and database functionality to facilitate retrieval of relevant literature

  • use alerting services to keep up to date with research in a specific discipline

  • employ critical skills to evaluate the authority, reliability and validity of published literature

  • navigate off-campus access routes to a range of eResources

  • appreciate the benefits of using and contributing to open access resources

  • identify relevant services which enable access to resources beyond the University to extend research

  • recognise the value of reference management software (RMS)to manage reading and enable effective and consistent referencing

Please email the Teaching and Learning Support Team with any queries about this course:
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