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Scholarly Communication


The OSC contributes to the CUL Research Skills programme, which helps researchers develop skills in relation to finding, managing, and sharing information. The following sessions will be held in Ester Term, all sessions start at 1pm, but running times vary, please check when you make your booking.

3 May: Publishing in journals - for AHSS

5 May: How To Nail Your Literature Review 1: Finding What You Need - for STEMM

6 May: How To Nail Your Literature Review 2: Bringing It All Together - for STEMM

11 May: Note Making for Theses and Dissertations  

12 May: Writing for publication - for STEMM

18 May: Copyright and Creative Commons – for STEMM

20 May: Referencing without Tears: An Introduction to Zotero - for AHSS

26 May: Managing your research data - for STEMM

27 May: 'Yes You Do Need To Reference That': a Crash Course in Good Academic Practice – for STEMM

31 May: Managing your research data - for AHSS

2 June: Effective Literature Searching for Theses and Dissertations – for AHSS

3 June: Depositing your electronic thesis: a how to guide


In addition, this online programme on Research Skills, developed in collaboration with colleagues from across Cambridge University Libraries, can be accessed at any time. 

Our colleagues at Cambridge Digital Humanities offer more specific training for Humanities researchers interested in exploring digital methods. 

We also run tailored events and briefings for researchers at all stages of their career, please email your requests to Bea Gini ( 

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