Deskside Training Service

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Introducing a new 1-to-1 training service we offer…enhance your library skills without having to leave your desk!

  • Save time by improving your searching skills
  • Keep up-to-date with resources specific to your research area
  • Get advice on managing your references
  • Want some library input to your research project/proposal? 

The Deskside training service from the Library is a new service for academic staff and research postgraduates from your Academic Subject Librarian.

Contact us to save time using electronic resources and other services for your research and teaching. I look forward to hearing from you!

New Learning Development Workshops for Semester B

The new season of Learning Development workshops are now available. As before you do not have to book, just come along to the relevant session.

Finding journal articles for your assignment

30 January 11:00-11:50 in UL101
15 February 12:00-17:50 in UL101
2 March 14:00-14:50 in UL101
15 March 12:00-12:50 in UL101

Harvard referencing

24 January 13:00-13:50 in UL102
3 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
20 February 15:00 -15:50 in UL102
9 March 14:00-14:50 in UL102

 RefWorks: the basics

2 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
14 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
23 February 12:00-12:50 in UL101
16 March 12.00-12:50 in UL101
27 March 14:00-14:50 in UL101

 Advanced RefWorks

29 March 17:00-17:50 in UL101 

Introduction to essay writing

26 January 13:00-13:50 in UL102
1 March 12:00-12:50 in UL102
9 March 12:00-12:50 in UL102

Understanding your assignment title

13 February 14:00-14:50 in UL102

Overcoming your fear of presenting

31 January 14:00-14.50 in UL102
7 February 14:00-14.50 in UL102

The Literature Review: What is it? Why do I need one? How do I do it?

6 February 16:00-16.50 in UL102
27 February 16:00-16.50 in UL102
15 March 16:00-16:50 in UL102 

An introduction to NVivo Qualitative Data Analysis Software

17 February 14:00-15:00 in UL101
28 March 10.00-11:00 in UL101

Revision and exam preparation

16 April 14:00-14:50 in UL102
30 April 14:00-14:50 in UL102

Overcoming fear of presenting guide

Common Fears of Public Speaking Handout

Worried about SPSS?

Are you confused by SPSS and want some answers?

…then help at the Library is available:

Laura Daley  in the Maths and Stats Centre in the Learning Development room (opposite the Library issue desk) would be able to help you. The opening hours for the Centre are:
 
Tuesdays        10am-1pm
Wednesdays  1pm-4pm
Thursdays      10am-1pm

Although the MSSC is a Drop-In centre, you are welcome to book an appointment by emailing Laura at: ladaley@lincoln.ac.uk. The Maths & Statistics Support Centre helps students with assessment worries and analysis for project work e.g. Mathematical work with algebra, equations or formulae or Statistical concepts such as probability, significance testing and graph-drawing.

Find out more on Laura’s dedicated blog: http://mathsandstats.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk/

Also, the Library contains many books about SPSS.