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Library & Learning Webinars and Events

 

Wednesday 6th October from 12:00 GMT
Library Essentials (Helen Barrett)
This webinar will introduce you to using the library search to find research material, how to use the myLibrary pages to access subject guides, and how to seek support from a liaison librarian. View online from Wednesday 6th October 12:00 GMT.

How to manage your time effectively and avoid procrastination? (Robert Chang)
Procrastination? Essay anxiety? This session will show you how you can organise your time effectively. View online from Wednesday 6th October 13:00 GMT.


Wednesday 13th October from 12:00 GMT
Dissertation research (Nick Turner)
This webinar will demonstrate how to access relevant online resources to support dissertation research. The session will include research techniques, tips on avoiding research stress and the support available to help you successfully complete your dissertations. View online from Wednesday 13th October 12:00 GMT.

How to read critically and make effective notes? (Liz Scopes)
Reading is essential in university studies. This session will tell you how to read critically and how to take notes. View online from Wednesday 13th October 13:00 GMT.


Wednesday 20th October from 12:00 GMT
Using e-books (Nick Turner)
What is the best way to use UCA’s collections of e-books? How and what can you download from the ebooks? View online from Wednesday 20th October 12:00 GMT.

How to plan an essay (Robert Chang)
No experience of or lack of confidence in essay writing? This session will present what an essay looks like and how to structure it. View online from Wednesday 20th October 13:00 GMT.


Drop-in Session
Friday 22nd October from 11:00 GMT
Hosted by - Dr Robert Chang (Learning Development Tutor | Epsom)
Come along and ask questions about the topics in the webinar series or any others about academic skills.  Join using - https://uca.zoom.us/j/91053207467 (Meeting ID 910 5320 7467).

Wednesday 27th October from 12:00 GMT
Paperpile (Ian Badger)
This webinar will introduce the Paperpile software which is available at UCA to organise academic sources, and format this information into citations and bibliographies.  View online from Wednesday 27th October 12:00 GMT.

What does an essay look like - essay structure? (Robert Chang)
No experience of or lack of confidence in essay writing? This session will present what an essay looks like and how to structure it.  View online from Wednesday 27th October 13:00 GMT.

Drop-in Session
Wednesday 27th October from 12:00 GMT
Hosted by - Matthew Parfitt (Liaison Librarian | Epsom)
Come along and ask questions about the topics in the webinar series or any others about academic skills.  Join using - https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/d1e3a9bc9b3d4fbda63243e6fb7cc5bc.

Wednesday 3rd November from 12:00 GMT
Finding images (Alex Bell)
Get inspiration and high-quality images for your creative research by learning how to access and search through UCA’s online image databases.  View online from Wednesday 3rd November 12:00 GMT.

How to deliver an effective presentation? (Katie Mander)
Nervous about doing an oral presentation? This session will equip you with skills to organise, prepare for and deliver a presentation. View online from Wednesday 3rd November 13:00 GMT.


Wednesday 10th November from 12:00 GMT
Harvard Referencing (Matthew Parfitt)
How do you use Harvard referencing correctly? This webinar will show you how and introduce you to UCA’s referencing guide.  View online from Wednesday 10th November 12:00 GMT.

How to use resources in academic writing? (Robert Chang)
One feature of academic writing is evidence based. That is to say, resources or literature need to incorporated in your writing. This session will introduce the strategies of quoting, paraphrasing, summarising and synthesising in writing.  View online from Wednesday 10th November 13:00 GMT.

Drop-in Session
Friday 12th November from 11:00 GMT
Hosted by - Dr Robert Chang (Learning Development Tutor | Epsom)
Come along and ask questions about the topics in the webinar series or any others about academic skills.  Join using - https://uca.zoom.us/j/91053207467 (Meeting ID 910 5320 7467).

Wednesday 17th November from 12:00 GMT
Image Referencing (Ian Badger)
This webinar will demonstrate how to reference images in the text of an essay and format an accompanying list of illustrations.  View online from Wednesday 17th November 12:00 GMT.

How to use images in academic writing? (Robert Chang)
Images are often used in many assignments at UCA. This session will show you how to incorporate images in academic writing.  View online from Wednesday 17th November 13:00 GMT.


Wednesday 24th November from 12:00 GMT
Choosing the best references (Antonia Lewis) 
Conducting research can produce lots of different sources. How do you choose the best material to include in your work?  View online from Wednesday 24th November 12:00 GMT.

How to do and write a literature review? (Liz Scopes)
Puzzled at what a literature review is? This session will tell you why you should do a literature review and how to do it.  View online from Wednesday 24th November 13:00 GMT.

Drop-in Session
Wednesday 24th November from 12:00 GMT
Hosted by - Matthew Parfitt (Liaison Librarian | Epsom)
Come along and ask questions about the topics in the webinar series or any others about academic skills.  Join using - https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/d0236e804494458fb0915e943bc69973.

Wednesday 1st December from 12:00 GMT
Verbalising the visual: creating keywords from visual sources to use in library search (Alex Bell)
This webinar will demonstrate how to create keywords from a visual source, such as an image or artwork, and how to use these keywords in library search to further your research.  View online from Wednesday 1st December 12:00 GMT.

How to express your voices and engage your readers in academic writing? (Robert Chang)
Academic writing is not impersonal but a means to communicate your ideas, arguments and justifications. This session will show you how to express your voice and engage readers in writing.  View online from Wednesday 1st December 13:00 GMT.

 


Drop-in Session
Friday 3rd December from 11:00 GMT
Hosted by - Dr Robert Chang (Learning Development Tutor | Epsom)
Come along and ask questions about the topics in the webinar series or any others about academic skills.  Join using - https://uca.zoom.us/j/91053207467 (Meeting ID 910 5320 7467).

 


Wednesday 8th December from 12:00 GMT
Finding journal articles (Antonia Lewis)
Find out how to locate academic journal articles to help you with your research. 

How to finetune your work - proofreading skills? (Robert Chang)
As writing is a process, a piece of writing often undergo many revisions. This session will tell you what and how to revise and proofread your work. View online from Wednesday 8th December 13:00 GMT.

Details of the Library and Learning Webinar Programme Spring 2022 will be published in December 2021.
Over the break you can find recordings of webinars on the Recorded Webinars tab and if you need help contact the Learning Development Tutors or Liaison Librarians

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