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Library support: Literature searching and Research Data Management

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A library support session for postgraduate research students

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This training will take place online. Birkbeck postgraduate research students can access the session at the allotted time through the BGRS Moodle page. Joining instructions will be sent in advance.

Library Support for Researchers - Approaches to the literature search and an introduction to research data management

The Birkbeck Library is a key resource for postgraduate researchers. In order to introduce you to the library and how it can support you at each stage of your PhD you are invited to attend this session on Library Support for Researchers.

Attending this session will provide you with valuable preparation for your PhD research and the library resources available to you as doctoral students. You will have the opportunity to speak with colleagues from the library and to ask questions.

Aims and objectives

This session is aimed at those just starting or early on in the research process and will:

  • Familiarise postgraduate research students with the library and how it can support you at each stage of the research process
  • Provide you with skills in search strategy/literature searching
  • Introduce you to Research Data Management (RDM)

The session will be facilitated by:

  • Emma Illingworth, Subject Librarian (School of Science)
  • David McElroy, Research Data Support Manager

Research Development Framework areas:

Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities

A1 - Knowledge Base 

A2 - Cognitive Abilities

Domain B: Personal effectiveness

B1 – Personal Qualities

B2 – Self Management

Domain C: Research governance and organisation

C1 – Professional Conduct

Domain D: Communication, influence and impact

D2 – Communication and Dissemination

D3 – Engagement and Impact

How often does this training session take place?

This session will run on one more occasion in the Summer Term 2021

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