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Research Skills: Home

Mae'r dudalen hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg

Introduction

Library staff run a variety of courses on research skills topics for both staff and students. You can access the course contents on this site. If you would like to go through the course materials with a librarian, send us an email and we can arrange a suitable time.

Upcoming Training Events

New to research? How the library can help / Yn newydd i ymchwil? Sut y gall y llyfrgell fod o gymorth

Come to this if you...Want a welcome to the library, to find out how our systems works and how to access resources for your subject area Find out how your subject librarian can help you and see the…

Date:
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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New to research? How the library can help / Yn newydd i ymchwil? Sut y gall y llyfrgell fod o gymorth

Come to this if you...Want a welcome to the library, to find out how our systems works and how to access resources for your subject area Find out how your subject librarian can help you and see the…

Date:
Thursday, Feb 4, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Working Smarter / Gweithio'n Well:

Working Smarter: digital tools for researchers that can save you time   Would like recommendations of innovative online tools and apps that will help you work more efficiently   Research w…

Date:
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Working Smarter / Gweithio'n Well:

Working Smarter: digital tools for researchers that can save you time   Would like recommendations of innovative online tools and apps that will help you work more efficiently   Research w…

Date:
Thursday, Feb 11, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Better Literature Reviews: Keeping up to date / Adolygiadau Llenyddiaeth Gwell: Cael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf

Need to keep up to date with new developments on your topic over the course of your research degree (but fear information overload..) ? A literature search often takes place early in a research…

Date:
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Better Literature Reviews: Keeping up to date / Adolygiadau Llenyddiaeth Gwell: Cael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf

Need to keep up to date with new developments on your topic over the course of your research degree (but fear information overload..) ? A literature search often takes place early in a research…

Date:
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

EndNote

Come to this if you...If you want to save time and prevent errors in your citations and reference list, reference management software can make your academic work easier: it will keep all your refe…

Date:
Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
Location:
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Categories:

EndNote

Come to this if you...If you want to save time and prevent errors in your citations and reference list, reference management software can make your academic work easier: it will keep all your refe…

Date:
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
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Categories:

Better Literature Reviews / Advanced Search Strategies / Adolygiadau Llenyddiaeth Gwell / Strategaethau Chwilio Uwch

Are you interested in using more sophisticated search techniques to get better, faster results for your literature review?  This session will introduce more advanced literature search techniques…

Date:
Tuesday, Mar 2, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Better Literature Reviews / Advanced Search Strategies / Adolygiadau Llenyddiaeth Gwell / Strategaethau Chwilio Uwch

Are you interested in using more sophisticated search techniques to get better, faster results for your literature review?  This session will introduce more advanced literature search techniques…

Date:
Thursday, Mar 4, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Enhancing your professional research profile/Gwella eich proffil ymchwil proffesiyno

Want to promote yourself as a researcher online to enhance your career prospects and research impact? To get ahead in today’s competitive research world successful researchers need a professional…

Date:
Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Enhancing your professional research profile/Gwella eich proffil ymchwil proffesiyno

Want to promote yourself as a researcher online to enhance your career prospects and research impact? To get ahead in today’s competitive research world successful researchers need a professional…

Date:
Thursday, Mar 11, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Introduction to Metrics 

An introduction to citation databases and other metrics to help you see where your research is making an impact – Includes overview of Scopus/Scival, and Altmetrics   Metrics are increasingl…

Date:
Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Introduction to Metrics 

An introduction to citation databases and other metrics to help you see where your research is making an impact – Includes overview of Scopus/Scival, and Altmetrics   Metrics are increasingl…

Date:
Thursday, Mar 18, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Twitter: tools and strategies for researchers / Twitter: dulliau a strategaethau ar gyfer ymchwilwyr

Come to this if you...Want to promote your research using Twitter and use it to raise your researcher profile? Researchers are encouraged to use Twitter to promote their research, engage and netwo…

Date:
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:

Twitter: tools and strategies for researchers / Twitter: dulliau a strategaethau ar gyfer ymchwilwyr

Come to this if you...Want to promote your research using Twitter and use it to raise your researcher profile? Researchers are encouraged to use Twitter to promote their research, engage and netwo…

Date:
Thursday, Mar 25, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:

Advanced Endnote / EndNote Uwch

Are you interested in using more sophisticated search techniques to get better, faster results for your literature review?  This session will introduce more advanced literature search techniques…

Date:
Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Location:
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Categories:
 

Advanced Endnote / EndNote Uwch

Are you interested in using more sophisticated search techniques to get better, faster results for your literature review?  This session will introduce more advanced literature search techniques…

Date:
Thursday, Apr 1, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
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Categories:
 

What the library can do for you

The library runs introductory sessions for postgraduate research students to raise awareness of all the ways we can help you during your time at Swansea University. Book an appointment to meet your subject team for specialist advice!

Your Thesis

From 2017, all Swansea University theses have new electronic submission requirements. Find out more on the E-Thesis Libguide!

Research Librarian

Ellie Downes
Email: e.c.downes@swansea.ac.uk
Phone: 01792 295032

Make an Appointment (Singleton Campus) 

 

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