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Workshops and drop-ins

We provide workshops and drop-ins in the specialist areas of Referencing, Business Data, Advanced searching and Systematic reviews.

Members of staff can request sessions to be delivered within the curriculum by completing this online form

We can also arrange group sessions for postgraduate students and researchers, tailored to support you and your colleagues. Contact us at uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk to discuss options.

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Beginners' reference management with EndNote desktop (on campus)

Tue 5 Mar 2024, 14:00 - 16:00 GMT

This hands-on session will introduce you to the EndNote reference management software, a tool to help with managing your references and creating citations and bibliographies in different formats. The workshop will help to get you started using EndNote to manage references, annotate the PDFs of articles attached to your reference data and to generate bibliographies in over 5000 different styles.

How to book on

Due to popularity, booking onto the event is essential to ensure a place.

Further support

Talk to us online via Library Chat now. You can email us for us advice and to book one-to-ones: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk

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Searching systematically. Online

Thu 7 Mar 2024, 10:00 - 12:00 GMT

This online searching systematically workshop will introduce you to the four database platforms that house most of the medical and health sciences databases. This session is based on the searching systematically workshop delivered on Campus.

You will be shown how to replicate a search topic in these four database platforms: EBSCO and OVID platforms which host databases such as PsycInfo and CINAHL, and Clarivate and Proquest platforms which host the Web of Science and ASSIA databases.

There will be allotted time for you to practice or ask questions after each of the four demonstrations

Blog post and pre-workshop task

To get the most out of this session, prepare by reading this blog post and then complete the pre-session task.

How to book on

This event will take place on the online video conferencing app Zoom.us. Booking onto the event is essential to receive the link and passcode to join.

Further support

Can't make this session? Talk to us online via Library Chat now, or send us an email: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk.

Zoom support and guidance

All University of Manchester students and staff should register at Zoom.us using their University of Manchester email address, only authenticated users can join this event.

Help and support with using Zoom is provided by Media Services. Updates are posted to the Media Services website, and you can contact the team by emailing mediaservices@manchester.ac.uk.

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Bloomberg introduction (on campus)

Tue 12 Mar 2024, 14:00 - 15:00 GMT

Provides an introductory guide to the use of Bloomberg. 'Bloomberg Professional' is a company/financial data and news service.

Covers: Bloomberg keyboard, searching, practical session (worksheet), business news and Help features.

Please email uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk if you have any questions.

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Beginners reference management with EndNote desktop (online)

Thu 21 Mar 2024, 14:00 - 16:00 GMT

This hands-on session will introduce you to the EndNote desktop reference management software, a tool to help with collecting, managing and organising your references and creating citations and bibliographies in different formats.

In the session you will gain practical experience of managing an EndNote Library including using the Cite While You Write function to insert and format in-text citations and bibliographies within Microsoft Word documents.

How to book on

Booking onto the event is essential to receive the link to join. This event will take place on the online video conferencing app, Zoom. All University of Manchester students and staff should register at Zoom.us using their University of Manchester email address, only authenticated users can join this event.

Further support

Can't make this session? Talk to us online via Library Chat now, or send us an email: uml.teachingandlearning@manchester.ac.uk. You may also want to check out our Referencing support webpages.

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