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Library training

Training is available to all AFBI Library users in the form of the training programme outlined below. In addition, we can provide individual or small group training covering search strategies, using databases and Endnote. We can help you to set up current awareness email alerts to keep you up to date with published research in your field of interest. We also welcome any queries you may have on copyright, open access and metrics.

If you would like further information on personalised training from the AFBI Library please contact:

  • Stormont: Deborah Sherlock – 028 9052 5622 / deborah.sherlock@qub.ac.uk
  • Newforge: Patrick Elliott – 028 9025 5227 / p.elliott@qub.ac.uk

**Please note: The TTRS code for attending Library training is 40004**

 

Introduction to Endnote

When: Thursday, 5th October 2017 9.30am to 11.30am 
Where: Biometrics training room, Newforge

This introductory course will be taken by Deborah and Patrick from the AFBI Library and is suitable for beginners or for those who would like a refresher on Endnote basics. Course content includes:

  • Creating and backing up your Endnote library
  • Creating and importing new references
  • Organising your references
  • Using Cite-while-u-write in Word
  • Endnote Online

Click here if you would like to make a booking.

For further information please contact the Library: afbilib@qub.ac.uk

 

AFBI Library bite size training: September - December 2017

All courses will run at Stormont and Newforge on Thursdays between 10.00am and 11.00am. Please register your interest via the link attached to each date.

 

Finding your AFBI Library – online and on the intranet (and induction to resources and services)

This session will give you an overview on how to locate and use the AFBI online library effectively to find books, journals and databases.  This is ideal for new AFBI staff or those who would like a refresher on using the AFBI library.  Tea and coffee provided.

7th September 2017 10.00 to 11.00 – Newforge

7th September 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

31st October 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Newforge

2nd November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

23rd November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Newforge

23rd November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

 

 

ResearchGate and Copyright

This session explores the copyright implications of uploading papers to ResearchGate.  Practical advice on checking publisher’s guidelines regarding permissions will be presented.  Useful for all AFBI staff who use ResearchGate.  Tea and coffee provided.

30th November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 – Newforge

30th November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

 

 

Customising Google Scholar

Did you know that Google scholar connects seamlessly with AFBI Library’s e-journals?  You can also export references to Endnote and more.  Come along to this session to find out to customise Google Scholar to suit your needs.  Tea and coffee provided.

19th October 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Newforge

19th October 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

 

 

 

Choosing Open Access Journals for Publication

This session provides practical advice on finding out more about Open Access publications.  Useful for any AFBI staff interested in either publishing or open access.  Tea and coffee provided.

21st September 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Newforge

21st September 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Stormont

9th November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 - Newforge

9th November 2017 10.00 to 11.00 – Stormont