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Library training and events: Researchers

This guide includes details of all workshops and events run by your Library team.

Workshops for researchers

Our Research Engagement Team offer a range of workshops for research staff via UoR Learn and for research students through the Graduate School including...

  • Introduction to Altmetric Explorer – for anyone interested in tracking media attention to research publications.
  • Introduction to Bibliometrics – for researchers interested in using journal metrics as part of a publication strategy.
  • CentAUR, REF and Funders’ Open Access Policies for Research Publications – for researchers who need to comply with REF and funder Open Access policies.
  • Introduction to SciVal – for Research Division Leaders.
  • ORCiD Identifiers – for academic staff involved in research.
  • Scholarly Publishing: Requirements and Opportunities – for early career researchers or for those needing a general overview.
  • Writing a Data Management Plan – this session offers practical guidance on developing and using a DMP.
  • Research Data Management: An Introduction – this course introduces researchers to the general principles and practices of research data management.

For more information including workshop dates, one to one appointments and booking information, see: 

To find out about the training courses delivered through the Graduate School's Reading Researcher Development Programme (RRDP), follow this link: 

For a broader range of training offered by the Graduate School see:

Reference management workshops

We support the use of the EndNote and Mendeley reference management tools. Use these to store details of useful literature so that you reference them easily in a variety of styles. EndNote also offers access to styles for many journals making it easy to change your references to match your publisher's requirements.

An EndNote library of references

We offer workshops and self-paced materials to help you master these tools - follow the link below for more information:

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