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An introduction to using the bibliography program EndNote to store references and notes and use them to achieve correct referencing in your documents without re-typing. This course covers both EndNote Desktop and the free, browser based, "lite" version, EndNote Online.

Using EndNote will enable you to keep a note of references as you research online so that you will always be able to document your sources correctly. It can save you time as you should never need to retype references and you can alter their layout with a couple of mouse-clicks.

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Wed 6 May 2020 10:00 [Places]
LaTeX: Introduction to Text Processing Wed 29 Jan 2020   10:00   [More dates...] [Places]

LaTeX is a powerful document description language built on top of TeX. It is available on Unix, Windows and Macintoshes. It can be used for the presentation of plain text (including accented characters and letters outside the English alphabet), the typesetting of mathematics, the generation of tables, and producing simple diagrams. It is particularly suited for the writing of theses, papers and technical documents.

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Microsoft OneNote 2013 new Self-taught Not bookable

The skills acquired by working through this publication will enable you to effectively use Microsoft OneNote 2013 to research, capture, organise and share information.

This hands-on beginner’s course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word 2013 to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word 2013. It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents.

This course aims to enhance existing skills by covering more specific documentation creation aspects such as working with multiple documents, formatting tables, tabs, lists, merging, section breaks, templates and more.

Microsoft Word 2013 - Level 3 is designed for Microsoft Word users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond basic document creation.

This hands-on beginner’s course aims to give the learner a sound grounding in the use of Microsoft Word 2016 to create everyday documents required either at work or at home. Particular emphasis is placed on developing accurate and well-designed documents. The course begins by showing the learner how to navigate around Microsoft Word 2016. It then quickly gets the learner to create a new document before moving onto features such as text manipulation and enhancement, creating and using tabs and tables, embellishing documents with clip art and pictures, creating multiple documents through merging and printing documents.

This course aims to enhance existing skills learned in Microsoft Word 2016 Level 1 by covering more specific documentation creation aspects such as working with multiple documents, formatting tables.

Microsoft Word 2016 - Level 3 (with Challenge Exercises) is designed for Microsoft Word users who are keen to extend their understanding and knowledge of the software beyond basic document creation so that they can create and work with features such as SmartArt, indexes, master documents, interactive fields and much more.

Confused between Office 365 and OneDrive and Office Online? Want a clear explanation of these and help getting started? Then this course is for you.

After a short presentation there will be the opportunity to set up your Office 365 account and use Office Online. You can try the new online applications such as Sway, Yammer or Forms and collaborate with others using online documents. Also bring your own device if you would like to get support installing the applications or working online away from your desk.

To participate in the course activities, if you have not already done so, you will need enable your account by synchronising your UIS Password with your University Microsoft account. Please do this at least one day before the class.

Countless busy professionals are now turning to speech recognition to speed up creating documents and streamlining their workflow.

This course will focus on how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking for education to improve accuracy and will show you how to customise the software for your writing style.

The aim of this course is to teach you how to achieve 99% accuracy with Dragon NaturallySpeaking so that you spend less time correcting mis-recognitions and more time dictating text at speeds of up to 140 words per minute!

With Dragon you are only limited to the speed you can think - come and learn how get Dragon working for you!

See success stories of how Dragon is being used by education.

Word 2016: Introduction (Self-paced) Wed 22 Jan 2020   09:30   [More dates...] [Places]

This self-paced practical course covers the most commonly used features of Microsoft Word and is suited to complete beginners or those with limited experience of using a word processor.

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Tue 16 Jun 2020 09:30 Not bookable

This course is mainly aimed at students writing their thesis. It is a task-focused version of the Word: Mastering Advanced Features which is aimed at staff creating reports. Please do not book yourself on both courses. It is designed to give a overview of the advanced features of Microsoft Word that are most relevant to producing dissertations, theses and other long documents.

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