Are you getting ready to start your dissertation? Here is an opportunity to learn some new skills in a place that suits you!

Not finding the results you require when searching online, on the library catalogue or journal databases? Then you need to attend the live webinar to gain some new skills which will improve your search strategy.

The session is called “Finding information for your dissertation” and will run online using Blackboard’s webinar tool Collaborate. You will need to book your place at least 24hrs prior to the session and ensure that you have set up your PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone to access the session. Once you are booked onto the session you will be sent all the information you need to get set up. Please contact us by email if you are having any issues or phone the Learning Services Helpdesk on 01695 584286.

We will look at why information skills are important, systematic planning for conducting a search and managing the search process and results. This will be demonstrated via application sharing and web tours.

Participating in online webinars is a recognised digital skill for continued professional development, so it is well worth attending just for the experience!

“Finding information for your dissertation”
Thursday 27 March 2014, 3:30 pm
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2 responses to “Are you sitting comfortably? Start your dissertation the easy way!”

  1. Hi Carol.
    I would have liked to take part but was due to have a lecture 2-4….just finished early!
    Is there any way it could be put online for future viewing please?


  2. Great question!
    Yes, the session has been recorded and will be made available once compressed and uploaded. Watch this space for more information!