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Course Detail

RD-LIB-008 - Research it! Information research skills for Science and Engineering

Suitable for all new and early-career researchers, including PhD students and research staff, within the Faculty of Science & Engineering who are interested in exploring and developing their understanding of information skills for researchers and the scope of key resources within their area of research.

This workshop will be hosted on Zoom/Blackboard Collaborate/MS Teams (delete as appropriate). You will receive joining instructions via email 2 weeks in advance of the session and again 2 days in advance.

This session is designed to be highly interactive and participant driven. If there are aspects of your interest in this subject that are not included in the session coverage shown below, please contact your Faculty Liaison Librarian, James Soderman ( and he will make every effort to incorporate them into the session.

Please bring with you: A smart device such as a mobile phone or a laptop with WIFI connection as there will be interactivity during the session

This session will cover:
- Information skills and the research process
- Sources and search tools - Library Discovery, databases, Google Scholar, Google
- Citation management tools
- Other useful libraries
- Getting further help


Late arrival:
If you anticipate arriving late, please advise us as soon as possible. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to not admit any latecomers.

If you require any type of assistance, whether it is with mobility, visual and/or hearing, please let us know at so we can do our best to accommodate you.


Provided by: Library Services


Date: Monday 16 November 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 12:00


  • Mr J Soderman