EndNote X8

EndNote X8 Click for information.

Endnote is an essential referencing tool for writing and publishing in research.

Length of course: 2 hours
Language: English
Target Group: Researchers wishing to use this essential reference tool for writing and publishing effectively.

Short description of course:

This practical course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction into the ENDNOTE software. The course will mainly be a hands-on training and it is suitable for beginners or advanced users, the outlay of the course will be adapted to the attendees’ skills.

The following features of ENDNOTE will be covered:

  • Overview
  • Create a Library
  • Perform search and organise references
  • Import references from databases [Web of Science & PubMed] and PDFs
  • Duplicates
  • Journals Authority file
  • Read and annotate PDFs
  • Format Bibliographies
  • Work with References / Citations in Word
  • Configure / Edit Bibliographies
  • EndNote Online

 

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Mendeley

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MENDELEY is a referencing tool for writing, publishing and especially collaborating in research.

Length of course: 2 hour
Language: English
Target Group: Researchers wishing to use this collaborative reference tool for writing and publishing.

Short description of course:

This practical course will provide you with a first introduction to MENDELEY. The course will mainly be a hands-on training and it is suitable for beginners.

The following features of MENDELEY will be covered:

  • Overview
  • Adding documents to your library
  • Organising your documents
  • Read and annotate PDFs using PDF Viewer
  • Citation and references
  • Groups and researcher profile
  • Literature search and Mendeley Suggest
  • Mendeley Stats
  • Mendeley Data
  • Mendeley Careers
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Web of Science/Knowledge

Web of Science/Knowledge

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Web of Science (on the Web of Knowledge platform) is one of the biggest literature databases in the world, it is a competitor of Scopus and complements other databases, e.g. PubMed.

Length: 30 minutes
Language: English
Target Group: Researchers interested in effectively using one of the world’s biggest citation databases, covering over 10,000 high impact journals and the corresponding current and retrospective science literature.

Short description of course:

This practical course will provide you with an introduction into the Web of Science database. It will enable you to use the basic search functions and standard add-on features. The course will mainly be a hands-on training and is suitable for beginners.

The following features of Web of Science will be covered:

  • simple search – get hold of the articles you are after;
  • cited reference search;
  • advanced search – drill down in depth for more results;
  • Interpretation of results page – find out which articles cite a known article & find articles using the same references; and find out about your h-factor;
  • search history & alerts – get updates on your e-mail, when relevant new articles are published;
  • Journal citation reports/ impact factor – find out how ‘big’ a journal is.

Interested? Just book your place here.

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SciFinder

SciFinder

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SciFinder is a web-based search engine for chemical and bibliographic information, made available by the American Chemical Society. It offers access to a large amount of information resources like chemical substances and references, extracted from journal and patent literature in various languages. The articles are indexed by humans, specialists on the respective research fields, achieving thus better representation of the content and improving the users’search hits.

For more information click on the logo, or follow the links below:

 

Interested? The library can put you in touch with the SciFinder team. Contact us here.