Category Archives: training

Training Sessions in January & February

Want to learn more about Endnote web, mobile apps or Prezi? Those are the sessions we are running in January and February for Academic Staff and Research Postgrad students. Go to to book your place and see the other sessions we are offering during the year.


Training Sessions for New Academic Year

The new training programme for staff and research students is available here to view and book onto.

This year we are running sessions on open access, critical appraisal, systematic reviews, Endnote, Endnote web, mobile apps, keeping your research up-to-date, using prezi and searching for the evidence.

We are also running weekly sessions for students providing help and support for searching for information and these can be booked on to here.

Library Support for dissertation writing

Those of you in the throes of your dissertation, if you need some help tweaking references and general library advice we have the following sessions where you can just drop in for help. All sessions are in the small IT lab in the Health Library, Cochrane Building.

Thursday 16th May 12.00-1.00pm
Wednesday 22nd May 1.00-2.00pm
Friday 31st May 12.00-1.00pm
Wednesday 5th June 12.30-1.30pm
Monday 10th June 12.30-1.30pm
Wednesday 19th June 12.00-1.00pm
Tuesday 25th June 12.00-1.00pm

New Library Training Sessions

We’ve got some new training sessions offered – look at the page above ‘Teaching Programme’ to find details of dates and times.

Here are some of our new sessions that we are offering for the first time;

Open Access Workshop

“There’s an App for that!” – Mobile Apps

Using Prezi to present

Web and Library Medicine

Web and Library Nursing

Our full programme is here

Let us know if you would like to see anything specific covered.

Writing for publication: What difference does Open Access make? Workshop for Researchers

Wilma Mossinck of Jisc Collections will be leading a workshop on Open Access publishing, and its implications on authors, on:

Friday 24th May, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Bute Building, room 1.50

The workshop is open to all authors, researchers, and research students who would like to know what they can expect from publishers with regards to Open Access, and what they can ask for.

Wilma Mossinck is a specialist in negotiating publishing contracts, and the workshop will cover the differences between transferring copyright and licensing, and what the new Creative Commons licenses mean in Open Access publishing. All kinds of publication can be covered, including monographs, theses and articles.

There is no need to book to attend this event, please just come along on the day. However, please note that the capacity of the room is limited so seating will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.