Open research training

The Library’s Scholarly Communications Team provides a range of training for University staff and students.

Intro to Open Research training session logo

On this page you will find training sessions and resources on open research, open access and copyright.

For research data management training sessions and videos, see the RDM training page


Training for postgraduates and staff

The Library’s Scholarly Communications Team provides a range of online and in-person training sessions for staff and postgraduate research students.

Click on the links below to view details and book.

Training sessions for postgraduate students


Training sessions for staff

We can also provide tailored presentations and workshops for faculties, departments and research groups, as well as one-to-one advice sessions.

If you would like to arrange a training session, contact the open researchopen access or copyright team.

If you have specific questions and would like to book a one-to-one advice session with a member of our team, email the appropriate section below.

For research data management training sessions and contact details, see the RDM training page.

Bitesize training and introductory videos

The following recorded bitesize webinars and videos are available to view. Each is no longer than 25 minutes, and provides a quick way to brush up your knowledge and skills:

Open research training across the University of Sheffield

You can find details of open research training available across the University on the Open Research Training Portal. This provides a one-stop shop for open research training on a range of topics, including data visualisation, copyright, version control and open code. Training is provided not only by the University Library but by other central services departments including Research Software Engineering and Research IT.