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Engineering - Information Skills for CDT students new Self-taught Booking not required

Asynchronous online training for Engineering RDC students, provided by the Engineering Library.

Training accessible on Moodle (Raven login required) https://www.vle.cam.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=180422

This training covers:

Finding What You Need (Literature Searching)

Content: Strategies for searching for a range of literature; introduction to a range of sources for finding information including articles, standards, patents and reports; critical reading and engagement with sources; incorporating the work of others into your own academic writing ethically and with academic integrity.

Outcomes: develop strategies for finding a range of literature; critically engage with the literature; develop a process for managing information and sources.

Managing Your Data

Content: Data backup; file sharing; data organisation and description; personal and sensitive data; why and how to share data openly (including funder requirements, licensing); where to get support.

Outcomes: understand the importance of managing data effectively; develop strategies for this and where to find help; identify obstacles to sharing data openly but also its benefits; write a README file and a Data Management Plan.

Managing Your Online Profile

Content: Symplectic Elements; ORCID; bibliometrics and altmetrics; identifying and managing the information that’s already out there about you.

Outcomes: create and manage a Symplectic Elements account; create an ORCID account and link it to Symplectic Elements; interpret metrics and understand how to use them responsibly; begin to improve your online visibility and generate research impact.

Publishing in Journals

Content: planning a publications strategy; choosing a journal; predatory publishers; peer review; Open Access requirements.

Outcomes: plan publications to reach your career goals; confidently select most appropriate journals, avoiding predatory publishers; identify elements of a successful response to reviewers; understand and comply with Open Access requirements

Training accessible on Moodle (Raven login required) https://www.vle.cam.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=180422

Engineering - Information Skills for RDC students new Self-taught Booking not required

Asynchronous online training for Engineering RDC students, provided by the Engineering Library.

All training is accessible via Moodle (Raven login required): https://www.vle.cam.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=65132

This training covers:

Finding What You Need (Literature Searching)

Content: Strategies for searching for a range of literature; introduction to a range of sources for finding information including articles, standards, patents and reports; critical reading and engagement with sources; incorporating the work of others into your own academic writing ethically and with academic integrity.

Outcomes: develop strategies for finding a range of literature; critically engage with the literature; develop a process for managing information and sources.

Managing Your Data

Content: Data backup; file sharing; data organisation and description; personal and sensitive data; why and how to share data openly (including funder requirements, licensing); where to get support.

Outcomes: understand the importance of managing data effectively; develop strategies for this and where to find help; identify obstacles to sharing data openly but also its benefits; write a README file and a Data Management Plan.

Managing Your Online Profile

Content: Symplectic Elements; ORCID; bibliometrics and altmetrics; identifying and managing the information that’s already out there about you.

Outcomes: create and manage a Symplectic Elements account; create an ORCID account and link it to Symplectic Elements; interpret metrics and understand how to use them responsibly; begin to improve your online visibility and generate research impact.

Publishing in Journals

Content: planning a publications strategy; choosing a journal; predatory publishers; peer review; Open Access requirements.

Outcomes: plan publications to reach your career goals; confidently select most appropriate journals, avoiding predatory publishers; identify elements of a successful response to reviewers; understand and comply with Open Access requirements

All training is accessible via Moodle (Raven login required): https://www.vle.cam.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=65132

Asynchronous online training for Engineering Undergraduate and Masters students, provided by the Engineering Library.

This training covers:

Finding What You Need (Literature Searching )

Content: Strategies for searching for a range of literature; introduction to a range of sources for finding information including articles, standards, patents and reports; critical reading and engagement with sources; incorporating the work of others into your own academic writing ethically and with academic integrity.

Outcomes: develop strategies for finding a range of literature; critically engage with the literature; develop a process for managing information and sources.

https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/engineering/literature-search

Managing Your Data

Content: Data backup; file sharing; data organisation and description; personal and sensitive data; why and how to share data openly (including funder requirements, licensing); where to get support.

Outcomes: understand the importance of managing data effectively; develop strategies for this and where to find help; identify obstacles to sharing data openly but also its benefits; write a Data Management Plan.

https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/engineering/managing-data

Online Learning

Content: Learning from recordings; Learning in webinars; Time management; Online library resources; Use of technology; Wellbeing.

Outcomes: Develop key skills for effectively learning and studying online.

https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/engineering/online_learning

Academic Ethics (To be created)

Content: Ethical responsibility and academic integrity; Plagiarism and avoiding it; Case studies illustrating ethical aspects of research; Departmental ethical policy and procedure

Outcomes: Understand ethical responsibility and scholarly integrity; Be able to navigate the Department of Engineering ethical process for research.

Designing Conference Posters

Content: Design principles of effective conference posters; creating and editing a poster; considering accessibility and legibility; how to identify the key elements of your research; presenting your research via a poster.

Outcomes: Create a draft conference poster for your research.

https://libguides.cam.ac.uk/engineering/conference-posters

An online workshop for Engineering CDT and RDC students to discuss literature searching, troubleshoot problems and work through challenges with the support of peers and the Engineering library team.

An online workshop for Engineering Undergraduate and Masters students to discuss literature searching, troubleshoot problems and work through challenges with the support of peers and the Engineering library team.