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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
Unit 5: Ethics in Using Information
Unit 6: Publishing and Disseminating your Research
Next Dates: TBA
PG6009 Graduate Information Literacy Skills
PG6009 will not be offered during Academic Year 2020/2021. After a review of the module, it is hoped to offer the module again in the future. More details will be made available.
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