Library sessions for PGR students will run from 19th June until 7th August from 2-4 every Thursday in the Tea House (in the Foyer of Bedford Library). They will be quite informal with plenty of opportunity for questions and participants to exchange ideas.
Tea, Coffee and cake will be provided and if you have children they are welcome to come (we will have some colouring crayons and paper available) – please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are bringing children.
Booking is currently open for the first three sessions. We will be opening booking for the following 5 once we have confirmed speakers and dates.
Thursday 19th June: What the library can do for you. (Introduce ourselves and services)
Thursday 16th June: We can get it – How to find difficult to get hold of material
Thursday 3rd July: New to the British academic system or had a break from academia? (unintentional plagiarism difficulties/writing literature reviews)
Thursday 10th July: Productivity – Finding the time in difficult/demanding circumstances (e.g. kids), Fitting it all in – the demands of academia (conferences, lab time, GSP, publishing, career planning, teaching etc as well as the thesis – I’m thinking the specific demands from RH here), Procrastination and deadlines
Thursday 17th July: Being part of an academic research community
Thursday 24th July: Promoting your research – Academic.edu etc
Date TBC: Getting involved with your University – why and how?
Date TBC: Open Access
Please check our training page for information about booking the later sessions.