Researcher Information Skills for Sciences
Duration 0.5 days
Team UoN Libraries

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
Link to Microsoft Team: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/channel/19%3a6341ff91099c4868893fc4ffe3369f71%40thread.tacv2/Science%2520-%2520Researcher%2520Information%2520Skills?groupId=257383d1-7f79-4b05-af8f-f8f97b57dc91&tenantId=67bda7ee-fd80-41ef-ac91-358418290a1e 

Please email the Teaching and Learning Support Team with any queries about this course:
library-teaching@nottingham.ac.uk
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course25 May 202125 May 20212:00pm - 4:00pm97