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      1. Workshops, seminars and presentations

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        Advanced Google Searching
        How to get the best out of Google and improve search results

        Essential non-Google search tools for researchers
        General search and specialist alternatives to Google

        Free search tools for scientific information
        Options for searching and viewing scientific papers and information free of charge

        Navigating the Deep Web
        Advanced search strategies for researchers

        Social Search
        When and how to use social media and professional networks as part of your search strategy

        Business information resources
        Key internet resources for business information concentrating on free and PAYG

        Market research and statistics
        Resources and search techniques for tracking down quality market research and statistics

        Free government, official and legal resources
        How to track down current and past papers, policy documents, legislation and official research

        Finding and using open data
        Tools and techniques for finding and using open data sets

        Assessing the quality of information
        How to separate the good from the bad and exceedingly ugly

        Free search tools for scientific information

        Coronavirus - please note that all face to face training sessions and workshops have been suspended

        The Internet and the World Wide Web has had a major impact on the accessibility of research information. The move towards open access and development of institutional repositories has resulted in increasing amounts of information being made available free of charge. Many of these resources are not included in conventional subscription databases and Google is not always the best way to ensure that one is picking up all relevant material on a topic.

        This workshop looks at how Google’s search engine works, how to use Google and its specialist databases more effectively for identifying research information, and alternatives to Google. It also looks at how some of the specialist tools that have evolved to cope with the diverse forms of information that now exist in electronic form.

        This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.

        This workshop is usually run as a full day, hands on event with opportunities for participants to experiment and try out the techniques for themselves. It can be condensed into a half day session or a seminar concentrating on key elements. Sections of this workshop can be presented as a webinar. Please contact Karen Blakeman for further information.

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