AFBI Library Online

Library training

Training is available to all AFBI Library users in the form of the training programme outlined below.

In addition, we can provide individual or small group training covering search strategies, using databases and Endnote. We can help you to set up current awareness email alerts to keep you up to date with published research in your field of interest. We also welcome any queries you may have on copyright, open access and metrics.

If you would like further information on personalised training from the AFBI Library please contact:

  • Stormont: Louise Wasson – 028 9052 5622 / l.wasson@qub.ac.uk
  • Newforge: Patrick Elliott – 028 9025 5227 / p.elliott@qub.ac.uk

**Please note: The TTRS code for attending Library training is 40004**

 

Introduction to Endnote

When: Thursday 11th October 2018 9.30am to 11.30am 
Where: F47 training suite, Newforge

This introductory course will be taken by Deborah and Patrick from the AFBI Library and is suitable for beginners or for those who would like a refresher on Endnote basics. Course content includes:

  • Creating and backing up your Endnote library
  • Creating and importing new references
  • Organising your references
  • Using Cite-while-u-write in Word
  • Endnote Online

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For further information please contact the Library: afbilib@qub.ac.uk

 

AFBI Library bite size training: September - December 2018

Please register your interest via the links below.

 

Your AFBI Library Online – an introduction to our resources and services

This session will give you an overview on how to use AFBI Library Online effectively to find books, journals and databases.  This is ideal for new AFBI staff or those who would like a refresher on using the AFBI library.

Tuesday 25th September 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Newforge

Thursday 27th September 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Stormont

Monday 8th October 2018 10.30am to 11.00am Hillsborough

Monday 8th October 2018 1.30pm to 2.00pm Loughgall

Thursday 1st November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Stormont

 

ResearchGate and Copyright

This session explores the copyright implications of uploading papers to ResearchGate.  Practical advice on checking publisher’s guidelines regarding permissions will be presented.  Useful for all AFBI staff who use ResearchGate. 

Tuesday 20th November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Newforge

Thursday 22nd November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Stormont

Friday 30th November 2018 12.00pm to 12.30pm Hillsborough

 

Customising Google Scholar

Did you know that Google scholar connects seamlessly with AFBI Library’s e-journals?  You can also export references to Endnote and more.  Come along to this session to find out how to customise Google Scholar to suit your needs. 

Tuesday 6th November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Newforge

Thursday 8th November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Stormont

Friday 30th November 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Hillsborough

 

Choosing Open Access Journals for Publication

This session provides practical advice on finding out more about Open Access publications.  Useful for any AFBI staff interested in either publishing or open access.  

Friday 30th November 2018 2.00pm to 2.30pm Hillsborough

Tuesday 4th December 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Newforge

Thursday 6th December 2018 1.00pm to 1.30pm Stormont