Induction, Consultation & Training

Faculty liaison librarians provide individual induction sessions, and consultation and training to support academic staff, researchers and higher degree research (HDR) students.

Support can be delivered individually or to small groups, in your workspace, remotely via teleconference, Skype, personal videoconference or using the CSU Online Meeting tool.

Request Library induction, consultation or training

Contact faculty liaison staff to arrange a consultation, or if you require further information about library induction and training.

Consultations or Training may include assistance with activities associated with the Research Cycle or assistance with Library activities associated with your teaching including:

Guides

Library Research Support Guides

Videos

Library Recorded Training Sessions from the Research Office Professional Development Series.

Research Office online professional development (PD) calendar

Library Faculty Liaison also deliver training for academic staff, researchers and higher degree research (HDR) students through the Research Office PD Sessions.

Date Session Details & Registration
14th Feb 2019 Introduction to CRO and linking your ORCiD profile
This session will help you understand and get the best out of your CRO profile.  It will cover adding publications to CRO, adding to your profile and linking your CRO profile with your ORCiD profile.
18th Feb 2019 Introduction to Systematic Reviews
Want to know more about Systematic Reviews? This short session will provide a guide to the tools available and show you the steps to creating a systematic or systematic-like review.
19th Feb 2019 Using library databases effectively: getting better search results
Learn more about Library Databases, what’s available and how to get the most out of them with advanced search techniques.  This session will introduce you to different databases, their features and when to use them.
28th Feb 2019 Finding Funding Opportunities using Research Professional database
This session will show you how to find funding opportunities using the Research Professional database.  It will give you tips on searching and how to set up alerts and make the most of the information that is available to you.
5th Mar 2019 Exploring Research Methods using Sage Research Methods Online
Are you starting your research, or do you want to know more about different research methods, then this is the session for you.  This session is also for you if you are a supervisor and would like to share videos or case studies with your students about different research methods.
11th Mar 2019 EndNote for Windows
This session is designed for Windows users who would like to learn about EndNote. This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks.
13th Mar 2019 EndNote for Mac
This session is designed for Mac users who would like to learn about EndNote.  This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks.
25th Mar 2019 Literature Review Using EndNote & NVivo – An Introduction
With your new skills with Nvivo, you can now learn how to use EndNote and Nvivo to manage and write your literature review.  You can import EndNote data into Nvivo and you can cite details from you Nvivo analysis.
26th Mar 2019 Using EndNote for theses and other publications
This session will look at advanced EndNote features, which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing.
1st Apr 2019 Research metrics for grants and promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present their research impact? This session will show you how.
4th Apr 2019 Australian Resources: How to find them
Are you looking for Australian research or want to use Australian resources?  This session will show you the best databases to use and when to use them.
8th Apr 2019 Promoting your research: establishing a Research Profile
Need to set up a Research Profile and not sure what is out there or how to go about it?  This session will show you the different profiles available, and their features and how to establish and maintain your profile.
15th Apr 2019 Using Citation Databases
This session will introduce you in detail to the citation databases.  It will show you how you how to identify key articles or authors through citation counts, and how to use this to expand your searching.
23rd Apr 2019 Measuring and Evaluating Research Impact
This session will show you the tools to assess the impact of your research and help identify where to publish to maximise your research impact.
9th May 2019 Research metrics for grants and promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present their research impact? This session will show you how.
14th May 2019 Understanding Open Access
This session will  create an understanding of Open Access publishing.  What it is, forms of Open Access Publishing, why and how to identify suitable journals, with added information on sharing resources.
20th May 2019 Staying up to Date with Research Alerts
This session will show you how to stay up to date with the latest developments in your field or research using alerts for searches, table of contents and other current awareness services.
23rd May 2019 Avoiding predatory publishers
This workshop will help you identify predatory publishers using a checklist of things to consider when looking at a journal.
28th May 2019 Using the Proquest databases effectively
This session will explore the ProQuest products that CSU library provides for research and show you how to use the ProQuest platform to search databases effectively.
3rd Jun 2019 Using Citation Databases Effectively
This session will introduce you in detail to the citation databases.  It will show you how you how to identify key articles or authors through citation counts, and how to use this to expand your searching.
5th Jun 2019 Where to publish
This session will outline good practice and introduce you to a checklist of what to look for to identify suspicious publishers
11th Jun 2019 Promoting your research: Establishing a Research Profile
Need to set up a Research Profile and not sure what is out there or how to go about it?  This session will show you the different profiles available, and their features and how to establish and maintain your profile.
17th Jun 2019 Literature review using EndNote & NVivo – An introduction
With your new skills with Nvivo, you can now learn how to use EndNote and Nvivo to manage and write your literature review.  You can import EndNote data into Nvivo and you can cite details from you Nvivo analysis.
25th Jun 2019 Understanding Open Access
This session will  create an understanding of Open Access publishing.  What it is, forms of Open Access Publishing, why and how to identify suitable journals, with added information on sharing resources.

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