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We deliver workshops in the specialist areas of Business data, Referencing, Advanced searching and Systematic reviews and Maths and Statistics.

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 to discuss options.

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Beginners' reference management with EndNote online

Mon 25 Nov 2019, 14:00 - 16:00

EndNote online is the web-based version of the EndNote reference management software. Freely available on the Internet, you can register as a University of Manchester user via the Web of Knowledge database to get access to the full functionality of this resource which you can use to keep track of your reading, share your references with others and create citations and bibliographies in the appropriate format and style. This workshop will introduce you to the software and help you to start using this valuable referencing tool.

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Beginners' reference management with Mendeley

Tue 3 Dec 2019, 11:00 - 13:00

This session will introduce participants with no previous experience of using Mendeley to the advantages of using reference management software and to the key functionality of the software.

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Beginner's reference management with Endnote

Thu 5 Dec 2019, 14:00 - 16:00

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.

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Referencing support drop-in

We are running this event more than once on the following dates and times:

Fri 29 Nov 2019, 14:00 - 15:00StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Fri 6 Dec 2019, 14:00 - 15:00StudentsStaffFullFind out more
Fri 13 Dec 2019, 14:00 - 15:00StudentsStaffFullFind out more

Got a burning question about referencing or how to use reference management software? Drop-ins gives you the opportunity to ask that question and find a solution. These are quick informal sessions, theres no need to book.

They can get busy though (especially at the beginning of semester) so you may have to wait a little while, but well answer your question as soon as possible.