The University of Sheffield
Information and Digital Literacy: Information Skills Resource

The sections below provide tutorials relevant to postgraduates and dissertation students, advice about research tools, research data management, good practice and scholarship. If you are new to research, or to Sheffield, you may also need information about Library research services to support your work.

To book a place on a Library lecture or hands-on workshop on key topics as part of the Doctoral Development Programme, visit the online booking system: Research Students Seminars Booking System

Referencing
Including:
Styles and good referencing
practice
Avoiding common errors
EndNote
Research scholarship
Including:
White Rose Research Online
Open access to research
Bibliometrics
Altmetrics
Identify, gather and evaluate information
Including:
Producing a literature review
Effective Internet searching
Database tutorials
Keeping up-to-date
Good research practice
Including:
Avoiding plagiarism
Copyright for e-theses
Advice from Research and
Innovation Services (RIS)
Research Data Management
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