Lunchtime workshops are intended for undergraduate students. Booking is required. Please book by clicking the link for the session(s) you choose.

Digital and information skills

Copyright and Creative Commons

Copyright and Creative Commons 

The session will explain the importance of copyright when using other people’s images in your assignments, posters and presentations. We will discuss Creative Commons licenses and how they make it easier to reuse and repurpose other people’s content. 

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • understand Creative Commons licenses and how they are used in different contexts for copyright
  • choose the correctly licensed image for your academic situation
  • find guidance on how to properly reference and attribute images.  
 
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st
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 8 November 2021  13.00 - 14.00   Online  TBC 
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st

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Digital footprint

Digital footprint  

We leave a digital footprint in many ways, some which are obvious, and some which are more surprising. You will learn what your own digital footprint is and discover techniques and tools to manage the information about you online. How might you use these tools to build a professional online profile? 

By the end of this session you will:

  • understand what your digital footprint is and how it is linked with your digital identity
  • discover what the Internet knows about YOU
  • develop an awareness of how to apply tools for privacy, based on an understanding of how others may use your information
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st
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 11 November 2021  13.00 - 14.00   Online  TBC
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Finding company, financial and industry information

Finding company, financial and industry information  

An introduction to the types of company, financial and industry information available. The session includes financial statements, company profiles, reports, share price and other financial data. Find out about some of the best databases available through Library Services and learn useful search techniques. 

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • identify the best resources for company, financial and industry information offered by Library Services
  • find specific databases for your topic
  • develop a search strategy to uncover relevant information
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st
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 5 November 2021  12.00 - 13.00  Online  TBC
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Introduction to academic databases and search tools

Introduction to academic databases and search tools 

This is a general introduction to academic databases and using search tools such as PubMed, Engineering Village, Web of Science and Google Scholar to find high quality academic research to support your assignments.  

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • recognise useful search tools and academic databases
  • formulate a search strategy
  • use your new skills to find relevant research 
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st
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 4 November 2021  12.00 - 13.00   Online  TBC 
 2 December 2021  13.00 - 14.00  Online  TBC
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Introduction to strategies for research data management

Introduction to strategies for research data management 

In this session we will cover the basics of organising and managing research data that will help you now and in the future. Whether you have created the data yourself or are reusing data from existing resources, making sure research data are well managed can help prevent data loss, ensure research transparency and reproducibility, and enable data sharing and reuse.

By the end of the session:

  • You will gain an understanding of what Research Data Management is and why it is important
  • You will gain practical skills and tips for managing research data that can be applied to your own work
  • You will know where to go if you need advice in the future
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st
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 10 November 2021  12.00 - 13.00   Online  TBC
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