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Find it! Use it! Reference it! - The S&E Workshops - Spring 2017
Tue 21 March 2017, 13:00 – 14:00 GMT
The Library is offering a series of workshops to taught Science and Engineering students at Queen Mary University of London. These hands-on workshops will take place in the Training Room in the Mile End Library on Tuesday or Thursday lunch time.
The research skills addressed in the workshops are covered during your embedded sessions with your Faculty Liaison Librarian of Science and Engineering. However, this is your chance to get a deeper understanding and review your previously acquired knowledge.
21/02/2017 Define it!
Are you tired of scrolling through page after page with results when you are doing an online search? Alternatively, have you done searches in the past which have retrieved nothing? Join “Defining your topic” to learn how to focus in on your topic and then how to pick out valuable keywords to enhance your search.
Suitable for any taught students, but especially for students who are ready to start a project or research task.
28/02/2017 Searching Databases: SCOPUS and Web of Science
Are you tired of googling and ending up with lots of results from many unreliable sources? Come along to this hands-on session to learn how to use an interdisciplinary database to its fullest!
Suitable for any taught students who wants to get savvier searching an interdisciplinary database.
09/03/2017 Reference it!
For a successful completion of any academic work, you will need cite all your sources. In this workshop you will learn “the why”, “the how” and “the when”. The workshop will also cover the new resource “Cite them right”.
Suitable for any taught student needing further help with referencing.
16/03/2017 Endnote it!
Have you conducted good research but found too many results to handle? There are tools available to you at the University to help you to record and organise your results. Learn how to organise your documents, gather your references and incorporate them into your Word documents or transform them into a Bibtex-file for use in LaTeX.
Suitable for any taught students interesting to get started with a reference management tour, but especially for students who are on the cusp of starting their projects.
21/03/2017 Visualise it!
We have all heard that a picture is worth more than a thousand words. But is this true? And what do you have think about to use an image ethically in your own work? Join this workshop to learn more on how to interpret, use and cite visual material.
Suitable for any taught student wanting to explore the visual medium, and how to use it in their own work.