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The Library provides an information resource skills tutorial to enable staff to effectively find, use, apply and present the information they need.   A one-to-one session with a librarian can be arranged when assistance with a complex query is required. Help can be provided in the use of the Library’s resources and to develop an effective search strategy.            
 The information skills cover:
Topic Coverage​
Managing your identity
This workshop will introduce about “Author identity tools”. You will learn about: ResearcherID, ScopusID, and ORCID.
The workshop will also discuss on networking facilities on WoS and Google Scholar Citation.
Secure and retain your rights This workshop will discuss about:


  • Creative Commons
  • Publisher agreements
  • Model Agreement addenda & Licences
Managing citations This session will introduce a variety of tools for managing papers and citations including EndNote & EndNote Online, Zotero, Mendeley and will discuss how to choose the tool that’s right for you.
EndNote online Come learn how to insert citations to your online library and then use them when writing a paper. Users of the desktop version can also synchronize their online and desktop library, so knowing how to use the online version extends the options.
RDM: Introduction This session introducing research data management in general. It covers the planning, creating, storing, organizing, accessing, sharing, describing, publishing and curating of data in general.
RDM: Writing a Research Data Management Plan This session will outlines how to write a data management plan to support grant applications. The session will also helping you to use the DMP tools.
RDM: Data Protection and Ethics This session covers data protection in particular and ethics more generally. It will help you understand the basic principles of data protection and introduces techniques for implementing data protection in your research processes. Upon completing this course, you will know:


  • what personal data are and how you can protect them
  • what to consider when developing consent forms
  • how to store your data securely
  • how to anonymize your data