Wednesday, 26 August
Workshop: Literature Review
Elizabeth Moll-Willard, Faculty librarian: AgriSciences and
Kirchner van Deventer, Head: Carnegie Research Commons
Time: 9:00 – 10:30
Participants will learn what a literature review is and the different types of literature reviews.
What is the literature review process: Working with your topic to find relevant literature
- Examples of ways to structure your literature review
- How to critically analyse literature
- Brief searching tips
Pepler Head, Faculty librarian: Economic and Management Sciences
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
This workshop will introduce you to Mendeley, a free tool focusing mainly on reference management.
Mendeley offers various services, including reference management, organising and annotation of PDF documents and collaboration.
- Ability to use Mendeley for reference management
- Ability to do in-text citations with the Mendeley Word plug-in
- Learn how to organise and annotate your pdf documents in Mendeley
- Collaborate and network with fellow students and colleagues
Sage Research Methods Online
Presenter: Vendor sessionThis session will give you a solid introduction to SAGE Research Methods, a database dedicated to research methods across a range of subject areas. SAGE Research Methods can be your guide in overcoming common research challenges – whether you want to conduct more effective literature reviews, construct a manageable research question, learn how to prepare data ready for analysis, disseminate your research more widely, or understand challenging research methods terminology. The last 20-30 minutes will be a Question & Answer session, so please come prepared!
Time: 14:00 - 15:30