Managing information and data

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Learn where and how to find information, literature and data, and how to organise and manage it effectively. Find research articles and other sources, enhance your literature review and manage your references.

 

 

 

ENGAGE: Discover where to go to find the information you need.

Date and Time  Title Campus
3 October 17, 10.00-11.30         Library tour  Singleton Park
5 October 17, 10.00-11.30 Library tour Singleton Park
17 October 17, 15.00-16.30 Endnote Singleton Park
30 October 17, 14.00-16.00 Better literature reviews: advanced search techniques                      Singleton Park
1 November 17, 10.00-11.30 Endnote Singleton Park
6 November 17, 15.00-16.00 Better literature reviews: finding theses Singleton Park
16 November 17, 10.00-11.30               Endnote Bay 
18 November 17, 9.30-3.30 Intensive library research skills development day Bay 
11 January 18, 10.00-11.30 Library tour Singleton Park 
2 February 18, 14.00-15.30 Endnote Singleton Park 
5 February 18, 9.00-10.30 Better literature reviews: finding key research Bay 
7 February 18, 11.00-12.00 Accessing research Information from archives Singleton Park 
9 February 18, 9.00-10.30 Endnote Bay 
9 February 18, 10.00-11.00 Better literature reviews: finding theses Singleton Park 
10 February 18, 10.00-16.00 Intensive library research skills development day Singleton Park 
27 February 18, 16.00-17.30 Better literature reviews: finding key research Bay
3 March 18, 9.30-3.30 Intensive library research skills development day

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5 March 18, 15.30-17.00 Endnote

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14 March 18, 17.00-18.30 Better literature reviews:finding key research Bay
15 March 18, 9.00-10.30 Endnote Bay 
28 March 18, 9.00-10.30 Better literature reviews: finding key research Bay 
29 March 18, 15.30-17.00 Endnote Bay
17 April 18, 10.00-11.30 Library Tour Singleton Park 
1 May 18, 10.30-12.00 Endnote Singleton Park       
8 May 18, 14.00-15.30 Search strategies for systematic and in-depth reviews          Singleton Park 
10 May 18, 14.00-16.00 Better literature reviews:advanced search techniques Singleton Park 
4 July 18, 10.00-11.30 Library Tour Singleton Park

EXPLORE: You will now be generating larger amounts of data and written work. These workshops will help you to organise and manage your research outputs and references.

Date and Time Title Campus
23 November 18, 14.00-15.30         Better literature reviews: keeping up to date               Singleton Park    
6 February 18, 16.00-17.00 Better literature reviews: keeping up to date Bay
8 February 18, 14.00-15.30 Advanced Endnote Singleton Park
1 March 18, 9.00-10.00 Better literature reviews: keeping up to date Bay
1 March 18, 15.00-16.00 Better literature reviews: keeping up to date  Singleton Park
14 March 18, 11.00-12.30 Managing and sharing research data   Singleton Park
16 March 18, 9.00-10.00 Better literature reviews: keeping up to date Bay
26 March 18, 17.00-16.00 Better literature reviews: keeping up to date Bay

ENHANCE: Enhance your ability to manage diverse types and large volumes of data and information with the skills you will need to complete your thesis.

Date and Time Title Campus
19 October 18, 11.00-12.00         E-Thesis: making your thesis publicly available online          Singleton Park      
24 October 18, TBC E-Thesis: making your thesis publicly available online Bay
29 November 18, 10.00-11.00         Evaluating research by numbers: an introduction to citation metrics    Singleton Park
24 April 18, 10.00-11.00 E-Thesis:making your thesis publicly available online Singleton Park 
2 May 18, TBC E-Thesis: making your thesis publicly available online Bay
9 May 18, 14.00-15.00 E-Thesis: making your thesis publicly available online  Singleton Park

IMMERSE

Put these skills into practice throughout your research degree, using these resources and software in the creation of draft thesis chapters, starting as quickly as possible.

SUPPORT

Ask a librarian for help via online chat or an appointment with a research librarian, or get in touch with your subject librarian with any discipline-specific queries.

Access a full range of resources relating to this training theme via Swansea University Libguides, including:

Literature searching 

Information and data skills 

Altmetrics 

The following library books are also available to support your learning in this theme.

Managing research data   

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Academic Reading

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Literature searching and review

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