Welcome to all new arrivals!

A warm welcome from the Radcliffe Science Library to all new students. The RSL is Oxford’s main library for science subjects and pre-clinical medicine. Please don’t hesitate to ask library staff for help. Here are a few pointers to get you started:

Training for Hilary

Details of the RSL’s Research Information Training programme for 2015 are now online at http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/training/research-information-training. These are short courses taught by Subject Librarians, and are geared towards the skills and tools needed by researchers in the sciences. Sessions are available covering how to find resources, reference management, research impact and Open Access.

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Upcoming Bodleian iSkills sessions in Hilary cover e-books, reference management, research skills, Open Access, copyright, the Oxford Research Archive and citation.  Bodleian iSkills is a series of workshops open to all members of the University. Many sessions are oversubscribed so early booking is advised. Details are online at http://ox.libguides.com/content.php?pid=289070&sid=2376530.

Welcome!

A warm welcome from the Radcliffe Science Library to all new students. Please don’t hesitate to ask library staff for help. Here are a few pointers to get you started:

Training for Trinity

As a new term starts the Bodleian Libraries will again be running their popular series of WISER sessions. These cover everything from searching the library catalogue to managing your references and mapping with geospatial data. The first session this term may be particularly useful for those preparing to conduct literature reviews and write dissertations –

WISER: Finding stuff – Scholarly literature for your Research (Fri 2 May 9.15 – 12.15) (wk 1)
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

To find out about other WISER courses and to book yourself a place online, visit the WISER LibGuide – http://ox.libguides.com/workshops

Also remember that if you’re unable to attend a training session but still need help with library services or resources, you can always contact your Subject Librarian at the RSL for assistance – http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/contact/radcliffe-science-library-staff