Unit 1: Research Resource Discovery
Unit 2: Ethics in Using Information
Unit 3: Using the Web Effectively & Evaluating Research Resource Results
Unit 4: Research Data Management
Unit 5: Managing Your Information With EndNote
Unit 6: Publishing and Disseminating your Research
CACSSS/Bus&Law 11-13 Nov 2019
SEFS/Med 10-12 February 2020
PG6009 Graduate Information Literacy Skills
Co-ordinator: Richard Bradfield, Liaison Librarian
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
Proposed Start Date:
Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences 11-13 November 2019 (block delivery)
Science Engineering & Food Sciences and Medicine and Health 10-12 February 2020 (block delivery)
To register for either the CACSSS or SEFS delivery please contact:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +353 (21) 490-3971
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