Workshops and seminars

Specialist workshop

Library research services during HDR candidature presentation to the Faculty of Arts and Education HDR Summer School, February 2016.

2016 Library HDR Training Program

The Library offers a range of workshops as part of the HDR training program. These workshops are targeted to University researchers, and higher degree by research students. Bookings are essential.

Information discovery (90 minutes)

  • Learn how to find quality sources of information for your research.
  • Develop techniques and strategies to ensure your literature search is comprehensive, and well documented.

Before coming to the workshop, we suggest you:

Tracking authors and papers (60 minutes)

  • Discover key disciplinary and interdisciplinary citation tracking tools.
  • Expand your literature search with tips and tools to track research.
  • Learn how to follow the work of particular researchers and areas of research.

Before coming to the workshop, we suggest you:

  • Attend the Information Discovery workshop.

Managing references and sources: EndNote for PC, and EndNote for Mac (90 minutes)

  • EndNote software helps you collect and manage your references and research resources. 
  • Learn how to create references in your EndNote library, and in Word documents.
  • Find out how to insert citations, set referencing styles and attach full text articles. 

Before coming to the workshop, we suggest you:

Please note: The PC workshop will give Mac users enough information to get started. This is a basic introduction to EndNote. For further assistance please contact your Liaison Librarian.

Where to publish: quality, reputation, impact (90 minutes)

  • Increase your awareness of issues and opportunities in scholarly publishing. 
  • Ensure your publications reach your target audience.
  • Develop your publication strategy, learn about copyright and your rights as an author. 
  • Discover open access publishing and Deakin Research Online.  
  • Learn key approaches and tools to evaluate the quality and impact of scholarly publications.
  • Find out the best approaches to get your name out there and make an impact.

Before coming to the workshop, we suggest you:

Taking control: managing copyright and IP (60 minutes)

  • Learn strategies for managing the intellectual property of your research outputs, including your thesis.
  • Explore your rights as an author.
  • Discover resources to help make informed decisions about IP.

The connected researcher (90 minutes)

  • Learn how to develop your online presence to increase the exposure of your research. 
  • Discuss the use of social media and how it can enhance your academic profile.
  • Discover techniques to increase interest in your research and connect with a wider audience.

Introduction to data management (90 minutes - presented with the Director of eResearch)

  • Gain practical experience with different tools to store, manage and share your research data.
  • Learn key principles around data management and current trends in data sharing.
  • Explore principals of obtaining research data, and practical aspects of data ownership.

Before coming to this workshop, we suggest you:

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