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Library information literacy sessions

We organise training sessions throughout the year, which are designed to help you find and manage the information you need for you research.

Fall 

 

1 February 2023

14.00-15.30

Online news sources  In person Badia, seminar room 4

8 February 2023

14.00-15.30

Using Westlaw for Legal Research
Hybrid Badia, Emeroteca and Zoom

22 February 2023

14.00-15.30


 

Building up your literature review - tools for historians
Hybrid Badia, Sala del Capitolo and Zoom

1 March 2023

14.00-14.45

Funding for Open Access publishing: (EUI Transformative Agreements & APC fund) 

In person Badia, seminar room 2

8 March 2023

14.00-15.30

 

Introduction to Git and GitHub: Keep track of changes in your Social Science and Humanities research

- Badia, seminar room 3

22 March 2023

14.00-15.30

Data Management for beginners (Law and History)
 Online Zoom

29 March 2023

14.00-15.30

Zotero for beginners
 Hybrid  Sala del Torrino and Zoom

12 April 2023

14.00-15.30

EU Documentation and Case Law
 Hybrid  Sala degli Stemmi and Zoom

20 April 2023

14.00-15.30

How to avoid plagiarism : Tools, Tips and Turnitin - Sala del Consiglio, Villa Salviati

10 May 2023

14.00-15.30

Research Data Q&A Hybrid  Badia, Emeroteca and Zoom

17 May 2023

14.00-15.30

Publishing your first book – what you need to know Hybrid  Badia, seminar room 4

In addition to the Zotero sessions listed above, a series of practical drop-in sessions on Zotero will take place from October to December. There is no need for registration, just come by and get the help you need! All sessions are open to researchers, master students, fellows, and professors from all departments.

These sessions are organised and run by Dario Willi ([email protected]), Federica Signoriello ([email protected]) and Mary Greenshields ([email protected]). If you want to suggest additional topics to be discussed, just send us an email.

Participants are kindly requested to install the following software on their devices beforehand (link for download):

  • Zotero desktop app
  • Zotero browser extension (Firefox or Safari)
  • Microsoft Word plug-in
  • Voluntary: app on iPad and/or iPhone

Please also make sure that you have registered for a Zotero account with your EUI email, as this provides you with unlimited cloud storage and enables you to use Zotero’s syncing functions.

 

Session type 

Topic 

Date 

Room / tutor 

Turtle with solid fill 

Workshop: beginners 

How to build, organise, manage, and search your literature collections 

10 October, 15.00-16.00 

Badia, Sala del Capitolo 

Fire with solid fill 

Nerd session 

Secret weapons: create excerpts in Zotero / get clean PDFs / import annotated PDFs / use empty fields 

17 October 
15.00-16.00 

Salviati Sala dei Levrieri  

Turtle with solid fill 

Workshop: beginners 

Footnotes and bibliography: how to use Zotero with Microsoft Word 

24  October 
15.00-16.00 

Badia, Seminar Room 4 

Fire with solid fill 

Nerd session 

Making use of Zotero extensions (Zotfile, Citation preview, PDF translator etc.) 

2 November 
15.00-16.00 

Salviati, Sala dei Levrieri  

Crawl with solid fill 

Workshop: advanced 

One tool to rule them all: how to read & annotate PDFs / manage notes / create cross-referencing 

7 November 
15.00-16.00 

Badia, Sala del Capitolo 

Fire with solid fill 

Nerd session  

Managing archival sources in Zotero 

14 November 
15.00-16.00 

Salviati Sala del Camino  

Crawl with solid fill 

Workshop: advanced 

Collaboration tools: group libraries & sharing collections 

21 November 
15.00-16.00 

Badia, Seminar Room 4 

Fire with solid fill 

Nerd session (lawyers) 

Managing case law and court decisions 

12 December 
15.00-16.00 

Salviati, Sala dei Levrieri / 

 

More training sessions are organised by the Academic Service.

Looking for tools to self-teaching? Try our YouTube channel and Sage Campus, offering access to courses such as See Numbers in DataPlan Your ProjectGather Your Data OnlineIntroduction to Journal PublishingHow to Write a Journal Article

Request a session

You can request new sessions on topics not covered by the current schedule. Send an email to Federica Signoriello.
 

Page last updated on 07 February 2023

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