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Reference management made easy with Zotero or Mendeley

Wondering how to manage your references and bibliography efficiently? Come along to this session and find out how freely available reference management tools such as Zotero or Mendeley could help you. By the ...  More
Date:
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 10 seats left

Reference management made easy with Zotero or Mendeley

Wondering how to manage your references and bibliography efficiently? Come along to this session and find out how freely available reference management tools such as Zotero or Mendeley could help you. By the en...  More
Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 7 seats left

Information searching - advanced skills

We will look at some commonly used search skills and strategies, such as Boolean operators and truncation, and techniques and tools for refining your searches to make them more effective. We will also explore w...  More
Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time:
1:00pm - 1:45pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 10 seats left

Referencing made easy

Find out what you need to know to reference your work properly! This interactive session will introduce you to referencing and why it is important when writing your assignments. You will also learn what to refe...  More
Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 18 seats left

Economics postgraduate taught Library inductions

An introduction to the Library services and resources for postgraduate taught economists
Date:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 12:45pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Postgraduate - Taught  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 20 seats left

Using special collections & archives in research

An introduction to the extensive special collections of the Albert Sloman Library, and beyond, which hold great potential for all manner of fascinatinmg research projects. Includes tour of the Library's spe...  More
Date:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Time:
3:00pm - 3:55pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 17 seats left

Reference management made easy with Zotero or Mendeley

Wondering how to manage your references and bibliography efficiently? Come along to this session and find out how freely available reference management tools such as Zotero or Mendeley could help you. By the ...  More
Date:
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 13 seats left

OSCOLA referencing for Law Students

Are you struggling with OSCOLA? The session is a practical session to get used to OSCOLA referencing style. We will first look at general principles, and then have a go at constructing references for basic docu...  More
Date:
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 2:50pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 13 seats left

Searching for “grey literature” in the Health Sciences

There is an ever-growing amount of grey literature available and with the right approach it can be an invaluable resource. It includes, but is not limited to: government reports, committee reports, policy state...  More
Date:
Friday, November 23, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 16 seats left

Finding data & statistics for your research

Whether you need to download data for your dissertation, or are just looking for some graphs or charts for visual impact, this session will introduce you to some of the key resources that social scientists use...  More
Date:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 12:50pm
Location:
LRR Training Room, Colchester
Audience:
  Undergraduate     Postgraduate - Taught     Postgraduate - Research  
Categories:
  Workshop  
Register! - 13 seats left

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Monday, Nov 19
The Albert Sloman Library24 Hours
Help Desk8am – 8pm
Large Reading Room24 Hours
Postgraduate Reading Room24 Hours
The Forum, Southend8am – 7pm
The Learning Hub24 Hours
East 15, Loughton8:30am – 11pm