Saturday Workshops

 Training by module name
Date

Information Search Skills including Alerts

This module provides the researcher with training that will enhance the researcher’s literature searching skills when using the various electronic databases. Information Search Skills will cover topic analysis; search techniques; search strategies; saving searches and alerts & finding full text articles.

25 Feb (09h00-13h00)

04 Mar (09h00-13h00)

Sage Research Methods Online & Sage Journals

SAGE Research Methods Online links over 175,000 pages of SAGE’s renowned book, journal and reference content with truly advanced search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. SAGE Research Methods Online focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.

25 Mar (09h00-13h00)

 

 

Introduction to Mendeley

Mendeley is reference manager tool that enables you to manage citations and PDFs using a desktop client or through your account. It offers basic functionality and storage of up to one gigabyte (1 G) of data for free. Mendeley is compatible with MSWord, OpenOffice, and BibTex.

11 Mar (09h00-13h00)

 

Introduction to RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based research management service which allows users to easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as automatic formatting of the bibliography. There are no costs associated with this resource for UWC staff and students.

NBA

 

 

Thursday Afternoon Workshops

Training by module name Date

Searching Google & Google Scholar Optimally

Learn about searching Google effectively; evaluating websites; searching Google Scholar; Scholar and UWC databases

NBA

Science Direct including Alerts

NBA

Researcher Profile (Scopus & Scholar)

NBA

 

Introductions to Library and Services

Training by module name Date

Introduction to Library & Services (Mondays)

NBA

 

 

First Semester Schedule 2017

Training by module name Date

Research Proposal Writing Part 1 & How to write a Literature Review

27 February (09h00-13h00)

Research proposal writing Part 2

05 March (09h00-13h00)

Research Design and Methods Part 1

09 April (09h00-13h00)

Research Design and Methods Part 2

23 April (09h00-13h00)

Qualitative data analysis Part 1

14 May (09h00-13h00)

Qualitative data analysis Part 2 including ATLAS.ti

21 May (09h00-13h00)

Synthesising findings and developing conclusions

28 May (09h00-13h00)

Writing articles for publication

04 June (09h00-13h00)

 

Second Semester Schedule 2016

Training by module name Date

Research proposal writing Part 1

30 July (09h00-13h00)

Research proposal writing Part 2

20 August (09h00-13h00)

Research Design and Methods Part 1

27 August (09h00-13h00)

The role of Theory

10 September (09h00-13h00)

Research Design and Methods Part 2

17 September (09h00-13h00)

Qualitative data analysis Part 1

01 October (09h00-13h00)

Qualitative data analysis Part 2 including ATLAS.ti

08 October (09h00-13h00)

Synthesising findings and developing conclusions

15 October (09h00-13h00)

Writing articles for publication

22 October (09h00-13h00)

SAGE RESEARCH METHODS ONLINE

 

SRMO Demonstration
SRMO Demo (9:45 min) SAGE Research Methods Online demonstration

 
Video 1: SAGE Research Methods Overview
SRMO Demo (2:46 min) SAGE Research Methods Overview
 

Video 2: How to Start Your Research (SRMO)
SRMO Demo (4:27 min) How to start your research

 

Video 3: Methods Map and Methods Lists (SRMO)
SRMO Demo (3:01 min) Methods Map

SCIFINDER

 
SciFinder Need-To-Know: Comparison of Reaction Search Types (2:46 min)
 

SEARCHING GOOGLE/SCHOLAR OPTIMALLY

under construction

ALERTS/ FEEDS/ CURRENT AWARENESS

under construction

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