Broadcast: Events

Keeping up to date in your subject

Wednesday 4 March 10:30 until 12:00
Library Training Room, Top Floor of Library
Speaker: Library Research Support Team
Part of the series: Researcher Development Programme

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in the early stages from all disciplines

Workshop description:

There are a number of quick and effective ways to keep yourself up to date with the research going on in your subject area. This workshop will explore the tools and techniques available.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have

  • Learnt how to set up database alerts to discover newly published articles & track relevant citations & authors
  • Discovered services for keeping up to date with new issues of journals & tools for discovering forthcoming conferences
  • Found out about using key resources & social media to discover who is researching in a similar field to you

Workshop feedback:

  • "Very useful to know how many ways you can keep up to date! I had no idea you could receive alerts from so many resources"
  • "Everything was explained very clearly & the presenters had a great deal of knowledge even if very subject-specific questions were asked"
  • "Very helpful. I found fresh ways to source resources for my research"

About the facilitators: The Library Research Support team support researchers at all levels across the University. They offer bookable one-to-one sessions tailored to suit your specific research needs, run various group training workshops, & organise seminars & events to engage with the research community on campus. Together with the Hive Scholars, the team also look after the Sussex Research Hive, the Library's dedicated space for researchers.

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By: Adam Kreimeia
Last updated: Tuesday, 11 February 2020

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