Graduate Information Literacy course for PhDs and Masters Research

The Library will be running the 5 ECTS Credit Module – PG 6009 Graduate Information Literacy Skills – from 17th to 20th November.  

To register: Please contact Ronan Madden at or use the Online Booking Form.

Please note: Places are limited.

Venue: Research Skills Teaching Room, Room B-14, Q-1 Boole Library Basement, UCC.

Designed for PhD and Research Masters (MRes etc.) students, the module will provide an introduction to the principles and practice of Information Literacy, as applied to postgraduate research. For more  information see here.

  • Unit 1: Research Resource Discovery
    Ger Prendergast (Business & Social Sciences Librarian)

  • Unit 2: Using the Web Effectively & Evaluating Research Resource Results
    Ronan Madden (Arts & Humanities Librarian)

  • Unit 3: Tracking Down Results & Keeping Up-to-Date Catherine Clehane (Engineering & Food Science Librarian)
  • Unit 4: Managing Your Information
    Richard Bradfield (Science Librarian)

  • Unit 5: Ethics in Using Information
    Anita Wilcox (E-Resources Librarian)

  • Unit 6: Publishing and Disseminating your Research
    Professor Brendan Dooley (Renaissance Studies)
    Dr. David O’Connell (UCC Director of Research Support Services)
    Breeda Herlihy (CORA Institutional Repository Project Officer)

  • Unit 7 (Optional): Using Archives for Research in Ireland
    Emer Twomey (Library Archivist)

  • Unit 8 (Optional): Using Special Collections for Research in Ireland
    Elaine Harrington (Special Collections Librarian)

Last updated: 28 October 2014