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Saturday workshops - Spring Term

Library Saturday workshops - Spring Term

The Library is running the following workshops during the Spring Term on Saturdays - the 10th and 24th of February. The workshops will be held in the Library Seminar Room on Level 1 of the Library. All staff and students are welcome.

There are a maximum of 40 places on each workshop. They may not run if fewer than 5 people book - we will contact you if a workshop is cancelled.
If you have any queries please contact the Library

 

Date and time

Workshop

10th February 

10.00am - 11.30

Finding journal articles using JSTOR & Academic Search Complete databases.

Learn how to find relevant journal articles for your assignments from two of Birkbeck Library’s biggest multi-disciplinary databases: JSTOR and Academic Search Complete. Includes some time for hands-on practice. Book Now

10th February

12.00 -  13.30

Organisation and time management: tools for study

This workshop will look at how online tools Mendeley, Claro Capture, Trello & EverNote can assist you with organising your study and meeting your deadlines.  This will be a practical session so feel free to bring your laptop along for some hands-on practice.  Book Now

10th February

14.30 - 16.00

Managing your references using Zotero 

An introduction to Zotero, the free reference management tool that helps you collect, store and manage your references and cite them correctly. This will be a practical session so feel free to bring your laptop along for some hands-on practice.  Book Now

 

 

24th February

10.00-11.30

Reasons to use LexisLibrary  

A session for Law students who use Westlaw UK, but have rarely, if ever, looked at LexisLibrary. In addition to a general overview of Case Law, Legislation and Journal content, the session will look in detail at Halsbury’s Laws and Lexis PSL which include content not available via Westlaw. Book Now

24th February

12.00-13.30

Managing your references using EndNote

An introduction to EndNote, the free reference management tool that helps you collect, store and manage your references and cite them correctly. This will be a practical session so feel free to bring your laptop along for some hands-on practice. Book Now

24th February

14.30-16.00

Finding and accessing theses

This session will cover how to identify and obtain copies of PhD theses using the Library catalogue, the Index to Theses database and the Ethos service. Book Now 

 

Published: 24 January 2018