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Unit 1: Research Resource Discovery
Unit 2: Using the Web Effectively & Evaluating Research Resource Results
Unit 3: Research Data Management
Unit 4: Managing Your Information With EndNote
Unit 5: Ethics in Using Information
Unit 6: Publishing and Disseminating your Research
Next Dates: TBA
PG6009 Graduate Information Literacy Skills
To give postgraduate students an introduction to the principles and practice of Information Literacy, as applied to PhD research; to enable postgraduate students to audit and update their Information Literacy Skills by expanding and acquiring a portfolio of Information Literacy Skills; to develop those skills which will enhance the quality of their research and expand their career opportunities in our knowledge-based economy.
Students who register for the module will undertake a series of face-to-face sessions. For the award of 5 credits students must attend all core units and complete a short assessment on the relevance of what they have learned to their own research.
Develop effective strategies to locate and access relevant information
Target Audience: PhD & Research Masters
This module will be run separately for the relevant students in CACSSS, and SEFS and Medicine & Health
Duration: 20 hours
Credit Weighting: 5 credits
Places will be limited in the formal module so early application is advisable.
"It is a very good course. All researchers should do it." Comment from Nov 2017 student