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An introduction to using the bibliography program EndNote to store references and notes and use them to achieve correct referencing in your documents without re-typing. This course covers both EndNote Desktop and the free, browser based, "lite" version, EndNote Online.

Using EndNote will enable you to keep a note of references as you research online so that you will always be able to document your sources correctly. It can save you time as you should never need to retype references and you can alter their layout with a couple of mouse-clicks.

LaTeX: Introduction to Text Processing Tue 28 Apr 2020   10:00 CANCELLED

LaTeX is a powerful document description language built on top of TeX. It is available on Unix, Windows and Macintoshes. It can be used for the presentation of plain text (including accented characters and letters outside the English alphabet), the typesetting of mathematics, the generation of tables, and producing simple diagrams. It is particularly suited for the writing of theses, papers and technical documents.

LiL: Endnote: Essential Training (Online) new Self-taught Booking not required

This is a LinkedIn Learning course for those who wish to get started with Endnote and is provided by University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

This course can be acccessed here.

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

LiL: Microsoft Yammer - Essential Training (Online) Self-taught Booking not required

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

LiL: OneDrive - Quick Tips (Office 365) (Online) Self-taught Booking not required

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

LiL: OneNote - Learning OneNote Online (Office 365) Self-taught Booking not required

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

This course can be acccessed here.

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

This course can be acccessed here.

A recommended course by the Digital Literacy Skills Programme as part of the University of Cambridge's subscription to LinkedIn Learning.

The course can be accessed here.

Confused between Office 365 and OneDrive and Office Online? Want a clear explanation of these and help getting started? Then this course is for you.

After a short presentation there will be the opportunity to set up your Office 365 account and use Office Online. You can try the new online applications such as Sway, Yammer or Forms and collaborate with others using online documents. Also bring your own device if you would like to get support installing the applications or working online away from your desk.

To participate in the course activities, if you have not already done so, you will need enable your account by synchronising your UIS Password with your University Microsoft account. Please do this at least one day before the class.

Countless busy professionals are now turning to speech recognition to speed up creating documents and streamlining their workflow.

This course will focus on how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking for education to improve accuracy and will show you how to customise the software for your writing style.

The aim of this course is to teach you how to achieve 99% accuracy with Dragon NaturallySpeaking so that you spend less time correcting mis-recognitions and more time dictating text at speeds of up to 140 words per minute!

With Dragon you are only limited to the speed you can think - come and learn how get Dragon working for you!

See success stories of how Dragon is being used by education.

Word 2016: Introduction (Self-paced) Tue 16 Jun 2020   09:30 CANCELLED

Bookings for this course are placed on hold in response to the rapidly changing events due to COVID-19. The status of these courses will be reviewed towards the end of April 2020. See the University's COVID-19 page for up to date information.

This self-paced practical course covers the most commonly used features of Microsoft Word and is suited to complete beginners or those with limited experience of using a word processor.

This course is mainly aimed at students writing their thesis. It is a task-focused version of the Word: Mastering Advanced Features which is aimed at staff creating reports. Please do not book yourself on both courses. It is designed to give a overview of the advanced features of Microsoft Word that are most relevant to producing dissertations, theses and other long documents.

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