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Getting started with library research 2019

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Dulcie Hollyock Room, Ground Floor Baillieu Library

Parkville, Victoria 3010

Australia

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FOR UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE STAFF AND STUDENTS ONLY.

Please register using your unimelb email address for verification purposes.


This workshop is open to Graduate Researchers from all disciplines.


This session is aimed at newly-enrolled graduate students beginning their research journey (i.e., Research Masters & PhD candidates) and Early Career Researchers new to the University of Melbourne.

This interactive workshop will give you an overview of resources at the University of Melbourne Library – from search engines and special collections, to personalised consultations – and help you find research databases in your subject area.

The session will provide an introduction to structuring successful search strategies and demonstrate the use of major citation databases, plus tips for keeping your literature search up-to-date.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the workshop you will:

  • Have a clear overview of where and how to find library resources relevant to your research.

  • Understand the basics of database searching (Boolean searching, keywords) and key features of major citation databases (Web of Science, Scopus).

  • Be aware of research-related tools and requirements for your Graduate Research candidature including OrcID, data management planning, reference management software, copyright.

Please bring your own laptop.



Presenters:

19 September - Monica Raszewski & Julia Kuhns

16 October - Patrick Condron

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NOTE: An online webinar version of this workshop can be booked here.


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Location

Dulcie Hollyock Room, Ground Floor Baillieu Library

Parkville, Victoria 3010

Australia

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