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Summer training: sign up now!

A reminder that our summer training program starts next week. Do take a look and sing up for anything that looks useful. Our sessions cover a range of areas, including: finding information and literature searching; managing research data, notes and references; copyright and open access; visualising and communicating research.    
Training for research students The following sessions are all available to book via PROSE

Planning your literature searchConducting your literature searchIntroduction to EndNoteIntroduction to RefWorksTools for note takingFinding grey literature (online/webinar)Copyright and your thesis (online/webinar)Advanced EndnoteWhat you need to know about Open Access publishingFinding images for researchTraining for research staff and students Advanced literature searchingMapping data with google fusion tablesIntroduction to Research Data ManagementCommunicating your research with comics
We are also happy to provide 1to1 tr…

New Resources for Medicine, Health, Law and more

Over the last few months we've gained access to a number of new resources that might be useful to researchers, so here's a round-up for you: BenchSci Built by a team of scientists, BenchSci was developed with one thing in mind: to quickly and easily identify published data that support the use of antibodies.
For more information about BenchSci: https://blog.benchsci.com/7-features-to-find-antibodies

Learn how to use BenchSci with this short video: https://youtu.be/EFaDwTtqlv4



Campbell Collaboration Online Library The Campbell Collaboration Online Library (Campbell Library) contains the full text of published systematic reviews and protocols in 
Crime and Justice Disability Education International Development  Knowledge Translation and Implementation  Nutrition Social Welfare  There is also a series of research methods papers.
CINAHLCINAHL indexes more than 5000 journals in nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy,  operating department practice, health promotion and health librariansh…

Oral history at the University of Leicester

As announced recently, we will be hosting the CILIP Local Studies conference on July 9, which will be themed around oral history and sound collections. We choose oral history thanks to the University's, and the region's, strengths in this area.

East Midlands Oral History Archive (EMOHA)

Based in the Centre for Urban History, East Midlands Oral History Archive is one of the largest regional collections of its kind. It was originally funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to establish an archive of oral history recordings for Leicestershire & Rutland. It includes the collections of the Leicester Oral History Archive, the Mantle archive from North West Leicestershire, the Community History archive of Leicester City Libraries, the Market Harborough Museum collection, and the sound archive of BBC Radio Leicester, along with smaller collections donated by local organisations or individuals.




Following a major digitisation project, the Library's Special Collections Online provides p…

Staff & PGR Training in May

Library Research Services are running several training sessions for staff and PGRs in May:
PGR Training The following sessions are all available to book via PROSE

Planning your literature searchConducting your literature searchIntroduction to EndNoteIntroduction to RefWorksTools for note takingFinding grey literature (online/webinar)Copyright and your thesis (online/webinar)Advanced EndnoteWhat you need to know about Open Access publishingFinding images for research
Staff & PGR Training Click the links to book via Researcher Development:
Advanced literature searchingMapping data with google fusion tablesIntroduction to Research Data ManagementCommunicating your research with comics
We are also happy to provide 1to1 training and support in person, via webinar, via email or via telephone. Or bespoke group training sessions. Just contact us via librarians@le.ac.uk