Bodleian Libraries wireless network

The Bodleian Libraries wireless network is currently not available at the Rewley House Continuing Education Library, due to a technical failure. We are investigating as a matter of priority and hope to have the service restored as soon as possible. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.

To our knowledge, the Bodleian Libraries wireless network continues to be available in other Bodleian libraries.

Bodleian i-Skills: Sources for Theology, Philosophy, Parliamentary & Government information and Medievalists

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Bodleian iSkills: Information Skills in Theology – Wednesday 10th June (Week 7)14.15-15.45 – A presentation on information and searching skills, with specific references to subject-specific bibliographical databases, primary theological texts and tools for biblical studies. It is a presentation, rather than a hands-on workshop, but students are encouraged to bring laptops in order to follow the presenter.

Who is this session for? Undergraduate students in Philosophy and religion preparing to work on a thesis/extended essay or a refresher for postgraduates and researchers
Presenters: Hilla Wait and Colin Cook
Venue: Colin Matthews room, Radcliffe Humanities >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Information Skills in Philosophy – Wednesday 10th June (Week 7) 15.45-17.15 – A presentation on information and searching skills, with specific references to subject-specific bibliographical databases, primary texts and encyclopedias of philosophy. It is a presentation, rather than a hands-on workshop, but students are encouraged to bring laptops in order to follow the presenter.

Who is this session for? Undergraduate students in Philosophy preparing to work on a thesis/extended essay or a refresher for postgraduates and researchers
Presenters: Hilla Wait and Colin Cook
Venue: Colin Matthews room, Radcliffe Humanities >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: UK parliamentary and government materials – an introduction Thursday 11th June (Week 7) 10.00-12.00 noon – A general overview of the main sources for finding and accessing historical UK parliamentary material, pre 1800 and post 1800 including sources for government publications both in print and in electronic format.

Who is this session for? Undergraduate history students and anyone new to the subject
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Sources for Medievalists – Thursday 18th June (Week 8) 14.00-16.00- A general overview of a range of e-resources relevant for British and Western European medieval studies including bibliographical databases, biographical/reference tools, web portals and collections of online primary source materials of Anglo-Saxon sources, Greek/Latin texts, chronicles, charters and literary works and manuscript sources.

Who is this session for? Researchers, students, academics, staff e.g. Classicists, Historians, Philosophers, Theologians etc.
Presenters: Sue Usher, Hilla Wait, Charlotte Goodall, Eva Oledzka, Isabel Holowaty
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road >Book online

What’s coming up in the iSkills Programme – See the full timetable and book your place at http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshopsbydate

Keeping up with Bodleian Libraries training opportunities: Why not follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bodleianskills or visit the Bodleian iSkills blog at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/skills/

Questions? – Please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Interested but can’t come to a course?
Course materials can be found on the Bodleian iSkills site

Bodleian iSkills: For researchers

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Bodleian iSkills: Your thesis, copyright & ORA – Tuesday 9th June (Week 7) 10.00-11.00 – Oxford DPhil students are required to deposit a copy of their thesis in ORA  (Oxford University Research Archive). This session will focus on copyright and other issues that DPhil students need to take into account when preparing their thesis for upload to ORA.

Presenters: David Watson, Jason Partridge and Sarah Barkla
Venue: Jesus College, Ship Street Centre (next to the News Café) >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Open Access Oxford: what’s happening? – Wednesday 10th June (Week 7) 12.00 noon-13.00 A briefing on open access for research publications and Oxford’s position including: green vs gold open access routes; how to check funder mandates and publisher policies; Author Processing Charges (APCs) and how to apply for them to be paid from the University’s block grant; the Oxford Research Archive (ORA) and Symplectic; open access and the new HEFCE policy and how to get help.

Who is this session for? Current Oxford research postgraduates, researchers, academics, University and Library staff.
Presenters: Juliet Ralph and Andy Kernot
Venue: Jesus College, Ship Street Centre (next to the News Cafe) >Book online

What’s coming up in the iSkills Programme – See the full timetable and book your place at http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshopsbydate

Keeping up with Bodleian Libraries training opportunities: Why not follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bodleianskills or visit the Bodleian iSkills blog at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/skills/

Interested but can’t come to a course?
Course materials can be found on the Bodleian iSkills site

Questions? – Please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk