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  • IS: Software for success: Bibliography and citation

    This is a one hour demonstration session that introduces you to the variety of tools that are available for dealing with bibliographical data, citation and basic literature searching for your project, thesis or dissertation. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of software like Mendeley, Endnote and Zotero. The focus will be on choosing the appropriate tool, acquiring the necessary skills and selecting and managing a software environment. We will also look at less commonly considered issues including collaboration, annotation of PDFs and the integration of your bibliographic database and writing and also the issue of online data storage. We will look briefly at the possible use of computer tools for the analysis of your literature, especially Nvivo. This is not a specialist course on searching bibliographic data sources. Although this is primarily a demonstration students may wish to have a laptop to bookmark the tools we introduce.
    Event dates:
    13-Jan-20 to 13-Jan-20
    1300 to 1400
  • IS: Software for success: Data analysis and statistical tools

    This is a one hour demonstration session that introduces you to the variety of tools that are available for analsying data for your project, thesis or dissertation. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of software like SPSS, Stata, R, Pyhon and MATLAB. The focus will be on choosing the appropriate tool, acquiring the necessary skills and selecting and managing a software platform. We will also look at less commonly considered issues including collaboration and version control, reproducible research and literate data analysis. Although this is primarily a demonstration students may wish to have a laptop to bookmark the tools we introduce.
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  • IS: Software for success: Writing tools

    This is a one hour demonstration session that introduces you to the variety of tools that are available for writing up your project, thesis or dissertation. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of Word, Markdown and online writing tools like Overleaf or Microsoft teams. The focus will be on choosing the appropriate tool, acquiring the necessary skills and selecting and managing a software platform. We will also look at less commonly considered issues including collaboration and version control. Although this is primarily a demonstration students may wish to have a laptop to bookmark the tools we introduce.
    Event dates:
    10-Feb-20 to 10-Feb-20
    1300 to 1400
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