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On Track for your Masters

Catch-up on On Track 2020

Missed a session you were hoping to attend, or want to revisit one? Follow the links below to catch-up on On Track 2020.

Please note that not all sessions could be recorded. If you have any questions about a session that is not included here, please do get in touch.

On Track materials

Evaluating resources

Complete our online tutorial on evaluating resources, where you can learn about the CRAAP Test and predatory publishers, as well as have a go at evaluating a range of sources.

Excel: working with Pivot Tables

Watch a full recording of this live session to find out how to use Pivot Tables to help with data analysis.

Finding data

Revisit the slides for this session to learn more about some of the key places to find reliable data.

Getting started with Mendeley

Watch our introductory video on using Mendeley online.

Google search skills

Complete our online tutorial on Google search skills to learn some top tips for making your academic searches on Google for effective.

Introduction to the UK Data Service

View the slides from the webinar an Introduction to the UK Data service to find out how the Data Service can help you.

Literature searching

Catch up on the live session on literature searching for top tips on making your searches more effective and efficient.

Literature searching using Scopus

Revisit the slides from this session focusing on Literature Searching using Scopus, or watch the full session.

Online resources to help you with your statistical analysis

Take a look at the slides for this session on identifying appropriate statistical analysis for your research questions.

OSCOLA for International Law

Watch the recording from this live session to learn more about the referencing style OSCOLA.

Reference management made easy with Mendeley

Watch the video from this live session to get to know the basics about Mendeley.

Structuring your dissertation: humanities

Revisit the slides from this session on the factors which need to be taken into account when planning a dissertation for the humanities.

Structuring your dissertation: science and health

Revisit the slides from this session on the factors which need to be taken into account when planning a dissertation for science and health.

Structuring your dissertation: social sciences

Revisit the slides from this session on the factors which need to be taken into account when planning a dissertation for the social sciences.

Using EndNote for Reference Management

Watch a full recording of this live session for an introduction to using EndNote.

Using news and media resources

Take a look at the slides for this session on using news and media resources for academic research.

Using Word to build your dissertation

Watch a full recording of this live session for some top tips and guidance in using Word for your dissertation.