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Library Training Events: Events for researchers

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Events for researchers (staff sign up)

Welcome to the Library's sign up page for training events for researchers. If you are a member of research staff at the university please click on the titles below to find more information about each course and sign up to the events.

If you are a doctoral student, please sign up to these via MyDoctoralDevelopment except for the GW4 and summer sessions to which all researchers and doctoral students are invited to sign up here.

Attending events

Most of our training courses are held online with one or two running in-person. If you are unable to attend training and would like more information, please email library@bath.ac.uk and we will aim to put you in contact with the course provider.

Need help?

Please email us at library@bath.ac.uk if you need assistance registering for an event.

Feedback

If you have attended one of these sessions, please provide us with feedback via this short survey. Feedback enables us to tailor and improve our offerings for future.

Semester 1

Open Access/Managing your digital identity

  • Alternative Format Theses: issues and challenges
  • Managing your digital identity as a researcher: strategies and case studies
  • Open access: what, why and how?
  • Stand out: Strategies to increase citation

Research Data Management

  • Introduction to Research Data Management at Bath
  • Sharing Research Data

Finding Literature and Data

  • Finding literature in physics and related disciplines
  • Finding literature in the social sciences
  • Finding scientific and engineering data
  • Literature searching: ERIC, BEI and A+ Education
  • Literature searching: PubMed
  • Literature searching: Scopus
  • Literature searching: Web of Science
  • Literature searching for business, finance and management
  • Literature searching in PsycInfo & PsycExtra

Other Library Courses

  • EndNote Online for reference management
  • Referencing and plagiarism
  • Your PhD and Copyright

GW4

GW4 sessions - these are open to researchers at Bath and other GW4 institutions. 

  • Bath's open research environment: a culture of impact 
  • Open access monograph publishing
  • Open research: overview and primer
  • Publish Open Access
  • Research connectivity: sharing your data

Semester 2

Open Access/Managing your digital identity

Research Data Management

  • Introduction to Research Data Management at Bath
  • Sharing Research Data

Finding Literature and Data

  • Digimap: online maps and geospatial data
  • Finding literature and protocols in the life sciences
  • Finding statistics and data in the social sciences
  • Literature and data searching in engineering and design
  • Literature searching: ERIC, BEI and A+ Education
  • Literature searching: Pubmed
  • Literature searching: SCOPUS
  • Literature searching: Web of Science
  • Literature searching in Computer Science: ACM Digital Library
  • Literature searching in PsycINFO & PsycEXTRA
  • Literature searching for business, finance and management
  • Using Embase: finding biomedical literature for your research
  • Using MathSciNet: finding mathematical literature for your research

Other Library Courses

  • Commercial awareness: tools to prepare for job searching & interviews
  • Referencing and plagiarism
  • Your PhD and Copyright