Tag: Information literacy

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Effective Literature Searching (online) course for PGRs: sign up now!

April 17th, 2012 at 10:04

The next Effective Literature Searching (moderated online learning) course for postgraduate researchers will run from Monday 30th April to Friday 4th May 2012. You can book via .

PhD supervisors and information literacy

November 3rd, 2011 at 04:11

RIN has published the results of a study, undertaken between January and July 2011, investigating the place and role of PhD supervisors in the drive to ensure that research students possess the necessary level of information literacy to pursue their careers successfully in academia and beyond. You can find the full report at: Please see [...]

Information literacy: MA in Church History and Systematic and Philosophical Theology

April 13th, 2011 at 09:04

Today we will be delivering an information literacy session for distance learning students on the MAs in both Church History and Systematic and Philosophical Theology. The session will be in the Trent Building (LG6) at 2.00pm.

Information skills training

April 5th, 2011 at 09:04

Library staff are keen to embed information skills within the curriculum and would welcome the opportunity to discuss with course leaders how this could be achieved, through formal or informal training or through online support. Our Information Literacy Strategy gives more information. If you would like to request a session, please contact your relevant subject librarian.

Cambridge Histories Online: database trial

2 April 4th, 2011 at 08:04

We have a 30-day trial of the complete Cambridge Histories Online.  From the website: “Key Features: Contains over 270 volumes published since 1960, equating to around 196,000 pages of unrivalled scholarship Unique & dynamic content Covers over 15 different academic subjects Search and browse content (basic & advanced search and a content specific browse) Personalisation including, [...]

Keeping up to date with research in the arts and humanities

9 March 8th, 2011 at 10:03

Keeping up to date with research in the arts and humanities is on Wednesday 9th March at 1.00pm. Target audience:   Postgraduate research students in the arts and humanities. Prerequisites: A computer account on the UoN computer network and a good understanding of the topics covered in the “Essential information skills for researchers in the arts and [...]

Social media: A guide for researchers

March 4th, 2011 at 01:03

The Research Information Network has published a guide to provide researchers with an understanding of social media, and its possible uses within the research process. The main project page is available here. The report is available here.

Research Skills for Historians – your feedback, please

February 4th, 2011 at 02:02

To all MA students attending the ‘Bibliographic Searches’ session in the Hallward Library today, please let us know what you thought by filling out this short questionnaire: Many thanks, Neil and Elizabeth

RCN Competences – Finding, Using and Managing Information

January 25th, 2011 at 11:01

The Royal College of Nursing has just published a new set of comptences for Finding, Using and Managing Information. The competences cover: identifying why information is needed; identifying what information is needed; carrying out a search to find information; evaluating how the information meets the identified need; using information inclusively, legally and ethically; managing information [...]