Research Workshops

Our team of Liaison Librarians are here to support you with finding and managing information, promoting your research, and accessing resources. Please contact us at LISLiaison@wlv.ac.uk.

The Scholarly Communications Team can also support you with open research, including open access, and research data management matters. Please contact us at wire@wlv.ac.uk.

Additionally, the Library Skills team run various academic writing workshops for researchers, focusing on different stages of the thesis-writing process. They are also available for one-to-one support and will give feedback on examples of your written work. Please contact skills@wlv.ac.uk.

Recordings of past Skills for Researcher workshops are found in Canvas via the  Post-Graduate Researcher Development Programme.

 

Skills for Researcher workshops

Date

Time

Workshop

Book here

October 3rd 2022

 2-3.30pm

Skills for Researchers: the basics 

 Eventbrite Link

October 13th 2022

10-11.30am

Literature Searching for Researchers

Eventbrite Link 

October 19th 2022

2-3.30pm

Raising your Research Impact and Profile

Eventbrite Link

October 24th 2022

10-11.30am

Copyright for your thesis: keeping it legal

Eventbrite Link 

October 28th 2022

10-11.30am

Managing Your Data

Eventbrite Link 

November 10th 2022

2-3.30pm

Finding and Using Open Data

Eventbrite Link  

November 14th 2022

2-3.30pm

Literature Searching for Researchers

Eventbrite Link 

November 17th 2022

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Starting Your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

November 22nd 2022

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Progressing With Your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

November 30th 2022

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Finishing Your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

December 5th 2022

10-11.30am

Making your research open: Open Access and Open Research

Eventbrite Link 

December 13th 2022

10-11.30am

Getting Started with Archival Research

Eventbrite Link 

January 30th 2023

10-11.30am

Literature Searching for Researchers

Eventbrite Link 

February 23rd 2023

10-11.30am

Skills for Researchers: The Basics

Eventbrite Link 

February 27th 2023

2-3.30pm

Copyright for your Thesis: Keeping it Legal

Eventbrite Link 

March 21st 2023

10-11.30am

Raising your Research Impact and Profile

Eventbrite Link 

April 3rd 2023

2-3.30pm

Managing your Data

Eventbrite Link 

April 19th 2023

2-3.30pm

Literature Searching for Researchers

Eventbrite Link 

April 24th 2023

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Starting your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

May 3rd 2023

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Progressing with your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

May 11th 2023

10-11.30am

Academic Writing: Finishing your Thesis

Eventbrite Link 

May 15th 2023

2-3.30pm

Getting Started with Archival Research

Eventbrite Link 

May 22nd 2023

10-11.30am

Finding and Using Open Data

Click here for more information 

June 5th 2023

2-3.30pm

Making your research open: Open Access and Open Research

Eventbrite Link 

June 12th 2023

10-11.30am

Literature Searching for Researchers

Eventbrite Link 

 

Workshops from external organisations

IEEE Xplore monthly webinar

Get an in-depth look at the IEEE Xplore Digital Library and see helpful features to improve research productivity and workflow. This webinar would be of interest to any user of IEEE Xplore looking to optimize their research time for better and faster results.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Starting time:    3:00 pm

Duration:           50 minutes

Register at https://ieee.webex.com/ieee/k2/j.php?MTID=t17360a60cf113c21640ff6c111d2f7d8

 

Introduction to CAS SciFinder-n.  

Monday 17th October, 11am-12 noon. 

In this session, we will cover how to ensure you have the most up-to-date research in your dissertation or thesis; how to review reaction methods without downloading any publications; and we will discover all of the functionality in CAS SciFinder that is built with researchers and students in mind.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://american-chemical-society.zoom.com/j/87191571643?pwd=Tkg0aUxabmRPWjMxMW9vN1ZjNm5Rdz09

Meeting ID: 871 9157 1643

Password: 096601

 

Elsevier Webinar Series
Date and TimeWorkshop
7th September 2.00-3.00pm (GMT+1) How to get published in a scholarly journal: Top Tips from a Publisher
15th September, 2.00-3.00pm (GMT+1) How to address some of researchers’ most pressing questions with Scopus -  Scopus as a tool for research students and researchers
22nd September, 2.00-3.00pm (GMT+1) Introduction to Research Metrics and Indicators in Scopus - Using Journal-Level, Article-Level, and Author-Level metrics responsibly
29th September, 2.00-3.00pm (GMT+1) Introduction to ScienceDirect: More than a full text platform
24th November, 2.00-3.00pm (GMT+1) Introduction to Mendeley Reference Manager

Target Audience: Postgraduate students, Academic staff, Researchers, Library- and Research staff (no seat limitation)

The link to the outline, the target audience and the Zoom registration links: https://www.elsevier.com/en-gb/events/north-europe-user-sessions-and-learning-program

Recordings of past workshops from external organisations

Date

Workshop

Recording

September 2022

How to address some of researchers’ most pressing questions with Scopus

How to address some of researchers’ most pressing questions with Scopus - 15th September 2022 (elsevier.com)

 

April 2022

How to get published in a scholarly journal – Top Tips from a publisher

https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/MD2auDWFGuAGcK72uBp5C2oDil9vKNRpVDZiplpmkPELSZ6owzhihKbCdva-we0X.rCWfAmlZPIBHFmZi?startTime=1649768578000
Passcode: W0q#xy0q

March 2022

Scopus yourself: Learn all about Scopus Author Profiles

https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/YrQuLImy-jbo3gNtDqOFI2hKwPYvg7nyJHNrLyr_W4Ioi0tcyQeLTo5YyMZd-DhT.SRo_R1Lh0l4NL55D
Access Passcode: 8DAY?F!2

March 2022

How to get published in a scholarly journal

https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/HgWh3Z-KLL9u49s4exTNw-ekl0D87iqNxLWWfKRBxIFrVbF3RJ4Aif2EiFhb4HWG.EsbqwGOd6KHFWJCi?startTime=1646748173000
Passcode: 95Wlk7+G

November 2021

Working with the new Web of Science at Wolverhampton

 https://share.vidyard.com/watch/6CpZMewUfSAoHidz6gdnHV

 

November 2021

Getting the most out of Scopus

https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/RR6vciq1wr1sQh095h60HK8_-VuBBffWwGSpid0cqObZk05mq_YCVV-Yn86WXWbw.8KkCj8p-4qHpjohG

Passcode: 3W5FqM&g

 

November 2021

Understanding Research Metrics and Indicators in Scopus and using these responsibly

 https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/0F_5kCAIFqgtMODrVs9Ga9aUyYbpZuygVarkAwlj3X2ikRcO2-vUITGOXRox8WqG.CR_EKJlm5PIqB8mX

Passcode: 4!LW8V^P

 

November 2021

ScienceDirect - Improve the way you discover, read and share scholarly research

https://elsevier.zoom.us/rec/share/txlNUz3j9v1TQOUrhB7pqpuamC0pw9cdDmbwJPRZuHiOlrozrBrMWtArApc2m3uS.w2bypQ9rZbYXNzIt

Passcode: ?@rqYc53

May 2020

How to Get Published with the IEEE

https://ieee.webex.com/ieee/ldr.php?RCID=bb74a0dd51ee488ab26606e41b504ded