December sessions

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In December Research Bites is focusing on Information Seeking, which falls into Domain A of the Researcher Development Framework.

Join us for an informal 20 minute session. Bring your lunch, and a friend. Just turn up, no need to book.

Accessing British Standards Online. Tuesday 2nd December, 12.00. Bowland North SR 18

How to locate, view, print, cross-reference and track changes to British and adopted European and International standards. Lee Purkiss, Specialist Online Products Trainer, British Standards Online.

Finding UK company information. Wednesday 3rd December, 12.00. Bowland Nth SR 19
A quick guide on finding Market Research and company information for UK based companies. Andy Holgate, Subject Librarian, Library.

Going beyond Google and OneSearch. Friday 5th December, 12.00. County Main SR 7
Find out how library databases allow you to find relevant papers quickly and efficiently, using a variety of tools. Jenny Brine, Subject Librarian, Library

Finding international company information. Wednesday 10th December, 12.00. Bowland Nth SR 19
A quick guide on finding Market Research and company information for International companies and markets. Andy Holgate, Subject Librarian, Library

Finding and using Creative Commons licenced material: images, videos and more. Thursday 11th December, 12.00. County Main SR 2
An overview of some useful sources of Creative Commons-licenced images, icons, video and music, the types of CC licences, plus some best practice when reusing the work of others in your teaching or research. Tim Leonard, Assistant Librarian

Refining your search strategy: using keywords, subject headings, thesaurus. Friday 12th December, 12.00. County Main SR 7
Develop an effective search strategy using the thesaurus or system of subject headings alongside your own keywords to find the key papers for a thorough review of the literature. Based on experience of carrying out the literature search for systematic reviews for NICE. Jenny Brine, Subject Librarian, Library.

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