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Subject:

CILIP Training course: DESK RESEARCH SKILLS, 25 September 2007, London

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Cara Watson <[log in to unmask]>

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Cara Watson <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 12 Jul 2007 11:07:44 +0100

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DESK RESEARCH SKILLS 
25 September 2007, London

More and more library and information staff are being asked to carry out detailed desk research but have never had any formal training in the skills required to do the job well. 

This course is designed for anybody in an information role who is required to undertake in-depth desk research and who would like to learn how to achieve the best results. 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING 
The day will cover: 
 understanding the research brief 
 research methodology 
 identifying information sources 
 researching and using specialist libraries 
 key sources of information 
 using the Internet for research 
 presenting research findings 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
Anybody in an information role who is required to undertake in-depth desk research 

COURSE LEADER: KATHY RODDY 
Kathy is a qualified librarian and information manager with considerable experience of working in public, academic and specialist libraries. She also has senior management experience gained in the voluntary sector and for the past six years been a freelance trainer and consultant specialising in the LIS field. 

PROGRAMME 
9.15	Registration and coffee 
9.45	Welcome and introduction 
10.00	Types of research 
10.15	Understanding the research brief 
10.45	Research aims and objectives 
11.15	Coffee 
11.30	Desk research strategy 
11.45	Finding and accessing specialist libraries 
12.00	Finding and using indexes and abstracting services 
12.15	Internet search strategies 
12.30	Internet resources for academic information 
12.45	Lunch 
1.30	Internet resources for official information 
2.00	Internet resources for business information 
2.30	Internet resources for special interest groups 
3.00	Tea 
3.15	Internet resources for media information 
3.45	Evaluating Internet resources 
4.15	Presenting research findings 
4.45	Review 
5.00	Close

PLACES ARE LIMITED TO: 20 

FEES: 
CILIP personal members: 170 plus VAT 199.75 
CILIP institutional members: 205 plus VAT 240.88 
Non members: 240 plus VAT 282.00 
CILIP unwaged: 25 plus VAT 29.38

HOW TO BOOK:

TO MAKE A CONFIRMED BOOKING:
Please print out and complete the booking form below and return it by fax to the Training & Development Department on 020 7255 0561, or post to: Training & Development, CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE

TO PROVISIONALLY BOOK A PLACE: 
To make a provisional booking simply telephone us on 020 7255 0560, textphone 020 7255 0505, email [log in to unmask] or visit this workshop's web page at http://www.cilip.org.uk/training/training/2007/libinfo/deskresearchskills.htm

(Provisional bookings will be held for three weeks. A confirmed booking must be received within this period or your place may be lost.)

BOOKING FORM:

I would like to book a confirmed place on DESK RESEARCH SKILLS, 25 September 2007, London

Title: ____________  First name: _________________

Surname: ____________________________________

Job title: ____________________________________

Organisation: ________________________________

Address: ____________________________________

Town:________________  Postcode:______________

Email address: ________________________________

Tel___________________ Fax: __________________

Are you a CILIP member? 	YES __	  NO __             

Personal* __ Institutional __ Student** __ Unwaged __

* If you are a Personal Member, but your employer is paying, they will still be charged at Personal Member rate.
** The Student rate applies to personal payers only - but not if organisations are paying the fee

CILIP membership no:  __________________________	
			
Dietary/special requirements (sensory or physical)

___________________________________________

PAYMENT OF FEE:

Option 1: __	Please send an invoice 
(Your payment will be due within 30 days of the invoice date).

Please give invoice name and address if different from above:

Invoice Name________________________________________	
			
Invoice Address_______________________________________	

_____________________________________Postcode_________


Option 2: __	I will be sending a cheque (payable to CILIP) for _______________ 

Please tick here if you require a receipt: __

Option 3: __	Please debit _________   to my credit card 

Credit card details:

Name of cardholder:_______________________

Card no: __________________________________  Security code: _   _   _

Address the card is registered to _____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

Expiry date: _________________________________

Signature: ___________________________________


PLEASE NOTE: cancellations received on the day will incur the full fee. If a cancellation is received in the seven working days prior to the event, 50% of the fee will be due.

CILIP keeps any personal information you supply for the purpose for which you have provided it.  It is not passed to other organisations unless this is made explicit when you supply it or if we are legally required to do so.  However the Institute may from time to time wish to send you information about other services or products it provides.

CILIP reserves the right to alter details or to cancel this event should the need arise.
CILIP has provision for those in wheelchairs. Induction loops are also available.

CILIP, The Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals

Registered Charity no. 313014

Message sent by:

Cara Watson
Events Assistant, Training & Development
CILIP
7 Ridgmount Street
London
WC1E 7AE

Telephone: 020 7255 0560
Fax: 020 7255 0561
Email: [log in to unmask]

Visit our web pages at: www.cilip.org.uk/training

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