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The Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 
Thursday, 26 October, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will help participants develop skills to get them searching for research quickly and efficiently. The session will start with a demonstration of Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed and MathSciNet before moving on to a focused look at how to get Google to work for you. We will then move into a drop-in clinic where library staff will be on hand to work with participants on their own personal projects and searching needs.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2333881


 

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will show participants the fundamentals of good Research Data Management (RDM) to help make sure all the research data that they might be generating as part of their work doesn't take over their lives!

The session will start with a presentation giving tips and tricks for good RDM practices and will move into a drop-in informal clinic where library staff will be available to answer specific questions. As the session will take place on Halloween, expect a spooky theme and free trick-or-treat candy!

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2333940


 

Friday, 3 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will show participants why referencing is a good thing for management of your own research, as well as introducing participants to referencing tools that can be integrated with Word and specialist tools like LaTeX.

The session will start with a short presentation on the principles of good referencing as well as getting participants to critically evaluate good and bad practice, before moving into a drop-in clinic where participants can get 1-2-1 help from librarians.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334696


 

Tuesday, 7 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will introduce participants to the ideas of working openly and reproducibly through presenting case studies and tools to help facilitate this kind of work. From GitHub to good file naming conventions, participants will be given the opportunity to learn from other people’s failures and to be better at future-proofing their research.

The session will predominantly be presentation and discussion based with some time at the end for some 1-2-1 focused help from library staff.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334446


 

Friday, 10 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will show good presentation design, give tips on good science communication, as well as getting people to think about different tools and ways of presenting their ideas.

The session will predominantly be presentation and discussion based with some time at the end for some 1-2-1 focused help from librarians.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334738


 

Monday, 13 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This drop-in clinic, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will allow participants to get bespoke Twitter support, so whether you're starting out on Twitter or have been using it for a while and want some new tips, come along and pick our brains on communicating in 140 characters!

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334792


 

Tuesday, 14 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This drop-in clinic, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will allow participants to get bespoke blogging support, so whether you're starting out or have been writing for a while, come along and find out more about communicating STEM online.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334809


 

Friday, 17 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This drop-in clinic, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will allow participants to get insights on how to communicate STEM research and ideas using popular social media platforms YouTube, Tumblr and Instagram.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334821


 

Tuesday, 21 November, 2017
12:00 - 14:00
Glass Room, Betty & Gordon Moore Library

 

This session, part of our Moore Methods training programme, will introduce participants to the wonderful world of open access, pre-prints, ORCiD, Symplectic and even Creative Commons licencing. All these tools and systems can help you gain recognition and keep ownership of your research, as well as sharing it widely with others raising your research profile all at the same time.

The session will open with a presentation and will then move into a 1-2-1 focused drop-in clinic where participants can explore individual tools with help from library staff.

While the session has a STEM focus, it is open to all University members. Booking not required but is strongly encouraged so we have an idea of numbers.

Book your place nowhttps://www.training.cam.ac.uk/cul/event/2334869


 

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