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Discover our events, drop-ins and training sessions designed to support you with your studies, teaching and research.

 

Check back regularly as more sessions are added all the time.

You can also request one-to-one sessions with the Student Academic Skills team and browse sessions for researchers.

Thursday 1st December 2022

Advancing your literature searching skills (Medicine and Health Sciences)

Date
01/12/2022 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Develop your literature searching skills to find information for projects and dissertations. This session is suitable for undergraduates (year two onwards) and masters students studying science subjects.

Ask Libraries on campus (Humanities Building)

Date
01/12/2022 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Humanities Building Atrium (University Park)
Description
Libraries will be visiting buildings across the university throughout semester one. If you would like to know more on how you can make the most of your library study spaces, resources and services, join our Library staff for a brief demonstration customised to your individual needs.?

Getting started with using library resources

Date
01/12/2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Need help getting started using library resources? In this session discover how to find academic information for your coursework. Suitable for new undergraduate students in all subjects.

Contribution Café - Slang and idioms

Date
01/12/2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Are you looking for an informal space to practice your conversation skills? Join our friendly online space to contribute to conversation with other students on a different theme every week. Open to all students from all subject areas.

Dissertation series: the practicalities of your dissertation

Date
01/12/2022 (13:00-14:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Doing a?dissertation?requires you to manage your own time, set yourself deadlines, and to communicate effectively with your supervisor. We will be looking at some essential tools and ideas to help you manage your own independent research project.

Ask Libraries online

Date
01/12/2022 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join our online sessions to find out more about the resources available within Libraries including visiting libraries to find books, using our library catalogue NUsearch and what to do if the library doesn't have the resource that you need.

Researcher Information Skills - Social Sciences (In-Person)

Date
01/12/2022 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Dearing Building A37, Jubilee Campus
Description
An overview of advanced search techniques and specialist information resources to improve literature searching activities in your research area. Suitable for researchers in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Booking is essential.
Friday 2nd December 2022

Using EndNote Online

Date
02/12/2022 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
In this session discover how to import references to EndNote Online from your database searches, organise and edit the references you save, and use EndNote Online with Word to create consistent in-text citations and bibliographies in your writing.

Navigating information on the web

Date
02/12/2022 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Discover how to search the web more effectively by using advanced search functionality and social media. Suitable for undergraduate and masters students in all subjects.
Saturday 3rd December 2022

Ask Libraries online

Date
03/12/2022 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
Microsoft Teams
Description
Join our online sessions to find out more about the resources available within Libraries including visiting libraries to find books, using our library catalogue NUsearch and what to do if the library doesn't have the resource that you need.
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