Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Summer seminars at the library.

Library staff are running a series of training seminars on emerging tools and technologies over the summer for staff and postgraduate students. You can find details of our sessions at http://www.bath.ac.uk/library/subjects/sessions.html - venues announced nearer each date.

Tuesday 15th August 1030-1200 ***CHANGE OF DATE - now Tuesday 22nd August 10.30 - 12.00
In this session we'll look at the different forms plagiarism can take, consider ideas for planning student assessment to avoid the opportunity for plagiarism, and demonstrate resources that can be used to teach students about plagiarism. We will also look at ways plagiarism can be detected, and introduce the JISC plagiarism detection service, now available to staff across the University.

Keeping Up-to-Date
Tuesday 5th September 1045-1200
This session identifies alerting services to keep you abreast of developments in your field of research. Mainly covering RSS newsfeeds, but also Table of Contents alerting (e.g. Zetoc), identification of email lists, conferences, and so on.

'Who's Citing Whom?
Tuesday 12th September 1030-1200
This session tackles the question: What is cited reference searching? It covers using citation indexes and describes the role of journal impact factors.

Introduction to Copyright
Tuesday 19th September 1030-1200
Guidelines for what you can and cannot copy or make available for your teaching. Covers copyright regulations with reference to developments in creative commons licensing.

Please feel free to contact us for further information on any of these sessions.


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