This session will explore ways to make best use of email and other services to keep up to date with recently published material.
This workshop is restricted to PhD students registered for GS530 Graduate Research Information Skills module only. See note below if you are not a student on this module.
Participants will be able to set up alerting services that best suit the way they work
This is another hands on session. In order to save time and make the session more enjoyable and interactive please do the following in advance:
- Go through the library guide on Keeping up to date which will be posted on Blackboard GS530 in advance of the workshop.
- Set up an account on both Web of Knowledge and Scopus – see user guide for details (customise / registration).
- Have a look at this short video: RSS in plain English Youtube tutorial http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=IE&hl=en-GB&v=0klgLsSxGsU which explains how to use RSS feeds as a convenient alternative to email alerts.
- Set up one alert of your choice using the guidelines and links on the library guide Keeping up to date which will be posted on Blackboard GS530 in advance of the workshop.
Rosie Dunne, Research Services Librarian
telephone: 091 495959 ; extension: 5959
Please note this is one of the workshops in the Researcher Workshop Series which is restricted to students on the GS530 Graduate Research Information Skills module.
Note the other workshops in the series which are open to all research masters and PhD students. And the training events at evenings and on Saturdays are open to everyone also - see http://www.eventbrite.ie/o/james-hardiman-library-378278543 for full list of library training.
If you are a research masters or PhD student and would like to attend a GS530 workshop, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will do my best to facilitate you at an upcoming workshop.
If you are an undergraduate or taught masters student see http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/support/subjectsupport/ for details of the subject team who provide your library training.
When & Where
Researcher Workshop Series
A series of workshops geared toward the needs of graduate student and staff researchers