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Fri 10 Oct, Fri 24 Oct, Fri 31 Oct 2014
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 3

Provided by: Department of Engineering


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Engineering: RCC Information Management Sessions
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Fri 10 Oct, Fri 24 Oct, Fri 31 Oct 2014

Description

This series of workshops has been developed for Research and Communication Clubs within the Department of Engineering to ensure that postgraduate students receive the information management support and training required for their research.

RCC Coordinators: To book your whole group onto these sessions or to arrange alternative dates and times, please contact Niamh (email nt311@cam.ac.uk or phone 01223 748224).

Target audience
  • IfM Research and Communication Club
  • Other postgraduates at the Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 3

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Fri 10 Oct 2014   11:00 - 13:00 * 11:00 - 13:00 * Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 3 map Niamh Tumelty,  Emma Etteridge
2 Fri 24 Oct 2014   11:00 - 13:00 * 11:00 - 13:00 * Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 3 map Emma Etteridge ,  Niamh Tumelty
3 Fri 31 Oct 2014   11:00 - 13:00 * 11:00 - 13:00 * Institute for Manufacturing, Seminar Room 3 map Emma Etteridge ,  Niamh Tumelty
* Optional session.
Topics covered (session 1)

Searching the Literature

  • Resources for research in Engineering
  • Search techniques and strategies
  • Using reference managers to gather references
  • Accessing resources (including an introduction to Open Access)
Topics covered (session 2)

Working with the Literature

  • Critical appraisal techniques
  • Academic reading and note-taking
  • Referencing and reference management
  • Research ethics: Plagiarism and copyright
Topics covered (session 3)

Managing your Research Data

  • Data management planning
  • Organising data
  • Data preservation
  • Research ethics: Confidentiality, Integrity, Data sharing
Format
  • Presentations, demonstrations and practicals
Duration
  • Three sessions of one to two hours
Frequency
  • A number of times per term
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