The Library is now on summer vacation opening hours. For full details, please see the Library website
During the vacation period the reading room remains available from 8.30am – 10pm seven days a week and has Bodleian Libraries wi-fi. There’s also a secure book returns box.
Bodleian Libraries have published a new online guide to the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera specially for local historians. The collection contains many fascinating items, including a large collection of trade cards which can now be searched for by place.
There’s also an opportunity to get involved in collecting ephemera for Oxford
Over the summer new photocopiers will be introduced into Bodleian Libraries reading rooms and changes are planned to make PCAS easier to use.
Look out for new information displayed over the next few months in libraries and online at www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/using/copy/pcas
2016 is the tercentenary of the landscape architect and gardener Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. To mark this event, there is a display of books about Brown and his landscapes in the Library entrance area.
We’ve also written an online guide on researching Brown, covering both Library and other resources together with links to events during the anniversary year.
Referencing: Choosing and using software (Thursday 9th June 14:00-17:00) Week 7
Formatting your in text citations/footnotes and bibliography correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easier and saves you time. This introductory session gives an overview of how reference management works, explores the pros and cons of a wide range of reference management packages and gives you the opportunity to try out five different packages so that you can work out which one is best for you. The packages included are RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley, ColWiz and Papers.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Sophie Staves, Steve Albury, Angela Carritt
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road
What’s coming up in the iSkills Programme – See the full timetable and book your place at http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshopsbydate
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