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New year, new term, new skills

As a new year begins, it may be time to learn new skills. Is there something you want to improve in 2016, or training that you missed last term? We can help.

The Library's workshops for researchers include sessions on literature searching, Endnote & RefWorks, Open Access publishing, managing and using data. New this term are Beginners' Prezi and communicating research through comic strips. 



You can also learn new IT skills in Microsoft Office (including Access), research computing (including Linux) and website authoring.
Further details here: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/lli/events/courses/it

Finally, if you want to take a break from research why not explore your creative side at the Attenborough Arts Centre? This term they are offering a range of courses in art, music, dancing,and craft.
http://www2.le.ac.uk/hosted/attenborougharts/creativelearning/diary/diary-dates






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