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The Library offers a range of workshops as part of the Deakin University HDR training program. These workshops are targeted to meet the interests and needs of University researchers, and higher degree by research students. Bookings are essential
Currently offered Library workshops are:
Alternatively, download the 2014 HDR training program (PDF).
This workshop will assist you to develop comprehensive and systematic approaches for searching, documenting and managing your research. You will be introduced to key information sources and search tools available from the Library, including journal collections and theses and dissertation databases. You will also learn how to keep your research up-to-date with newly published literature by setting up search alerts and RSS feeds.
Workshop prerequisites: Prior to the workshop, we recommend you:
This workshop will assist you to focus your literature search by using citation databases to track key authors, papers and research ideas in your fields of interest. You will learn how to follow a line of research from a known piece of literature; find key research papers following citation counts and ‘cited by’ information; and keep informed of who is researching and being cited in your research areas.
This workshop will introduce you to reference management tools and techniques which will assist you to collect, organize and manage resources for your research. The workshop will help to get you started with EndNote, the industry standard for reference management software. Topics include creating an EndNote Library, selecting referencing styles, adding references, importing citations, attaching files, using Cite While You Write in Word and basic editing of an in-text reference. We will also refer to cloud-based management products, e.g., Zotero and Mendeley, to assist you to select the most appropriate tool for your research needs.
Workshop prerequisites: Prior to participating in the workshop, please:
This presentation will discuss the importance of publishing your research results. The library will outline types of publication and digital repositories and their implications for copyright and your thesis. The session will also outline arguments for and against presenting your thesis as a collection of publications.
This workshop is designed to introduce you to scholarly publishing issues and opportunities, and to assist you to develop strategic and effective publishing strategies. Topics covered include copyright and managing your rights as an author, open access publishing and methods of evaluating the quality of scholarly publication. You will also be introduced to Deakin Research Online, the university’s research repository which provides access to Deakin’s research output.
These tutorials will help keep you informed of newly published research in your area using RSS feeds and alerting services. They also focus on the latest Library tools and services to enable fast access to documents for your research. They are designed to enable you to:
Can’t see a workshop that suits your needs? Let your Liaison or Research Librarian know and we can work with you to design a workshop targeted to the needs of your group or audience.
Contact your Liaison or Research Librarian to discuss training needs of your group, or request a tailor-made workshop or seminar.
Deakin University CRICOS Provider Code: 00113B