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ICH Library Research Series

8 Jul 2019 - 11:15

After a successful research lecture series at Health Sciences Library, we will repeating the series at the Institute of Child Health Library at Red Cross Children's Hospital. The Research Series consists of workshops aimed at improving your researching skills.    

ICH Library Research Series

Venue Lecture Theatre, Level 7, ICH Building, Red Cross Children's Hospital

Date & Time Title Notes Presenters Link to sign up
Friday 24 May, 14:15-16:00 Search techniques and searching PubMed Search techniques and introduction to in-depth searching of PubMed. Strongly recommended if you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review. Gill Morgan https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5412188
Friday 7 June, 14:15-16:00 Searching medical databases other than PubMed Searching in Scopus, EBSCOhost databases, Web of Science, the Cochrane Library and Google Scholar. Strongly recommended if you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review. Dilshaad Brey https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5412190
Friday 14 June, 14:15-16:00 EndNote (references management program) If you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review and have not yet installed and used a reference manager, we strongly recommended that you attend this session. Please indicate whether you are using Windows or Apple Mac. Marja Wren-Sargent & Namhla Madini https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5412193
Friday 21 June, 14:15-16:00 Your literature review: Part 1: Searching Where and how to find appropriate resources for your topic. Attendance at the earlier sessions on searching databases and on EndNote is strongly recommended. Mary Shelton https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5412195
Friday 28 June, 14:15-16:00 Your literature review: Part 2: Writing up This workshop will focus on the purpose and basic requirements of an effective literature review, how to critically analyze literature as well as some strategies on developing, organizing and drafting a literature review. We’ll also touch on integrating sources within one’s literature review as well as work on hands-on examples. Silindile Ngcobo https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DApYblyJww8pT4oDxEWLNL-0uJzlCfTbAK-pzV-WQao/edit?usp=sharing_eip&ts=5cd55df8
Friday 5 July, 14:15-16:00 Your systematic review An introduction to the systematic review process with particular reference to comprehensive literature searching. Attendance at the earlier sessions on searching databases and on EndNote is strongly recommended prior to attending this session. Mary Shelton https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5412204
Friday 12 July
14:15-16:00
Research Impact and Research Identifiers

The starting point for assessing your research impact is to make sure your work is correctly attributed to you across all different platforms. This helps to raise your visibility and ensures you are not mistaken for other researchers with the same name.

Dilshaad Brey https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5553550
Friday 26 July
14:15 - 16:00
Research Data Services at UCT This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to two tools customised by the Digital Library Services Department of UCT Libraries to assist in Research Data Management viz. UCT DMPonline   and ZivaHub: Open Data UCT Dilshaad Brey Ya'Qub Ebrahim Patricia Chikuni https://uct.ac.za.libcal.com/event/5553551