Research Series first semester 2019 at Impilo Junction

17 Mar 2019 - 16:15

The Research Series consists of workshops aimed at improving your researching skills and will take place during the semester at Impilo Junction, Health Sciences Library. Signup for the upcoming workshops below.

Date Title Notes Presenters Link to sign up
Fri 29 March
2-4 pm
Searching Medical Databases An in-depth introduction to searching PubMed and other databases. Strongly recommended if you are doing a literature, scoping or systematic review. Gill Morgan  Dilshaad Brey
Fri 5 April
2-4 pm
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 recommend that you attend this session. The demonstration will be done in Windows; however, Apple Mac users are also welcome. Marja Wren-Sargent
Namhla Madini
Fri 12 April
2-4 pm
Your Literature Review Part 1: Searching Where and how to find appropriate resources for your subject. Attendance at the earlier sessions on searching databases and on the reference manager EndNote are strongly recommended. Mary Shelton
Fri 26 April
2-4 pm
Your Literature Review Part 2: Writing Up 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.  Silindile Ngcobo from the Writing Centre
Fri 3 May
2-4 pm
Your Systematic Review An introduction to the systematic review process with particular reference to comprehensive literature searching. Attendance at the earlier sessions on database searching and the citation manager, EndNote, is strongly recommended prior to attending this session. Mary Shelton