Next week Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on data, images and reference management. Also don’t forget that this Friday we’ll be running WISER: Searching Online New Sources.
WISER: Searching online news sources (Fri 16 Nov 10.15 – 12.15) (wk 6)
News sources are primary resources for researching contemporary political and social issues. This session will provide an overview of the key resources and hands-on exercises with databases such as Nexis UK, Factiva, and Proquest.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics. Presenter: Mark Janes > Book Now
ARTstor and Bridgeman: using images in teaching and learning (Tuesday 20 Nov 2.00-4.00) (wk 7) – The course examines two major digital image collections subscribed to by the University – ARTstor and Bridgeman Education – geared to research and teaching in the humanities, history of science and medicine, and social sciences. Viewing, presenting and managing images are also covered. Who is this session for? All members of Oxford University.
Presenters: Clare Hills Nova and Vicky Brown > Book Now
WISER: Tech Tools – Reference Management (Wed 21 Nov 2.00 – 5.00) (wk 7) – Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley. Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters: Ljilja Ristic, Oliver Bridle and Angela Carritt > Book Now
Research Skills Toolkit
An introduction to 10 key IT and information tools and skills for research students in a hands on workshop run jointly by IT Services and Bodleian Libraries. Sample topics include: reference management, keeping up to date, finding articles and papers, Excel pivot tables, finding and managing images, podcasting, Word for your thesis and measuring research impact. Who is this session for? Postgraduates. Historians’ session is Tues 27 Nov 10am-12 > Check dates for your subject and book your place
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