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
  • reference and attribute images for different purposes
 
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 8 November 2022  13.00 - 14.00   Group Study Room 2A Delivered
Workshop dates for Autumn 2021 will be available Friday, October 1st

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Introduction to generative AI tools

Introduction to generative AI tools 

This workshop is an introduction to large language model (text-based) generative AI tools. We will explore a selection of platforms and their practical applications. We introduce techniques to create more effective prompts to use when interacting with AI tools and discuss how AI might be used responsibly and ethically.

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

  • Identify the key features of notable text-based generative AI tools.
  • Develop effective prompts for engaging with these generative AI tools.
  • Apply knowledge of generative AI tools responsibly for tasks and learning.
  • Understand the importance of using generative AI in the context of college and departmental guidance.
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 9 November 2023  13.00 - 14.00   Group Study Room 2A Book
 23 November 2023  12.00 - 13.00 Training Room 2 Book
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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
 
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 30 November 2023  13.00 - 14.00 Training Room 2 Book
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Introduction to academic databases and search tools

Introduction to academic databases and search tools 

This workshop is a general introduction to academic databases and using search tools such as Web of Science, Engineering Village, PubMed, and Google Scholar to find high quality academic research to support your project work and assignments.  You will have an opportunity to practice using these databases in the session.

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 
 
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 7 November 2023  13.00 - 14.00   Training Room 2 Book
 5 December 2023  12.00 - 13.00  Training Room 2 Book
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Introduction to research data management

Introduction to research data management

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

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

  • understand what Research Data Management is and why it is important
  • use practical skills and tips for managing research materials that can be applied to your own work
  • find where to go for advice in the future
 
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 9 November 2023  12.00 - 13.00   Online Book
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