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Workshops and drop-ins

We provide workshops and drop-ins in the specialist areas of Referencing, 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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Referencing support drop-in. On-campus

Do you have a question about how to reference, or how best to use reference management software such as EndNote? The Referencing drop-in gives you the opportunity to speak to one of our Library experts to get support and guidance.

Drop-ins are open to all University of Manchester students, researchers and staff. In peak times you may need to wait, support and advice will be provided as quickly as possible. You can join the drop-in at any time during the session!

How to book on

Due to popularity, booking onto the event is essential to ensure a place. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops or tablets to the Library drop-in. If you don't have access to a device, there is equipment to borrow.

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

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

Tomorrow, 14:00 - 15:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Mon 18 Jul 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Mon 1 Aug 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Referencing support drop-in. Online

Do you have a question about how to reference, or how best to use reference management software such as EndNote? The Referencing drop-in gives you the opportunity to speak to one of our Library experts to get support and guidance.

Drop-ins are open to all University of Manchester students, researchers and staff. In peak times you may need to wait, support and advice will be provided as quickly as possible. You can join the drop-in at any time during the session!

Booking on

Booking onto the event is essential to receive the link and passcode 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 using their University of Manchester email address, only authenticated users can join this event.

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

Zoom help and support

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.

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

Mon 11 Jul 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more
Mon 25 Jul 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 BST (GMT+1)StudentsStaffSpacesFind out more

Business data drop-ins

Thu 14 Jul 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 BST (GMT+1)

Do you have a burning question about business data or how to use business resources? The business data drop-in gives you the opportunity to ask that question and find a solution.

These are quick informal sessions, there's no need to book. They can get busy so you may have to wait a little while, but we'll answer your question as soon as possible.

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Beginners' reference management with EndNote desktop

Thu 28 Jul 2022, 14:00 - 16:00 BST (GMT+1)

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

Find out more