Bodleian iSkills

All courses are free. Check course details for venues. Courses coming up:

Bodleian iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries (Thursday 2 November 09.30-12.30)

An introduction to Oxford Libraries including guidance on which libraries to use; accessing e-journals and other online resources; SOLO and other finding aids and making the most of Library services.
Who is this session for? Anyone who would like an introduction to Oxford Libraries.

Referencing: Zotero (Friday 3 November 14.00-17.00)

Zotero is a reference management package that enables you to build libraries of references and add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents. This introduction covers the main features of Zotero.

Bodleian iSkills: Finding stuff – scholarly literature for your research (Thursday 9 November 09.30-12.30)

A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.

Bodleian iSkills: Information resources for Film (Thursday 9 November 14.00-15.00)

Tools and tips for starting your research in film studies. Includes an overview of the Film Studies collections at Oxford – films, books and more; effective searching for Film Studies monographs; finding Film Studies journal articles.
Who is this session for? Anyone using film resources for a dissertation, thesis or research.

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