Key Tools for Researchers in Oriental Studies

Bodleian Libraries and IT Services will be running a dedicated “Research Skills Toolkit” for Oriental Studies graduate students on Monday 18 Jan 14.00-16.00.   >book your place online

If you’re not familiar with the Research Skills Toolkit, these are 2 hour workshops at which you have a chance to try out 10 different tools and skills which will help you in your research. The Oriental Studies Toolkits will include the following:

  • Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB)
  • Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR)
  • Index Islamicus
  • Encyclopaedia of Islam
  • China Academic Journals (CNKI)
  • Bibliography of Asian Studies
  • Otzar haHochma
  • Searching for theses and dissertations using Proquest
  • Tracking citations to key authors and works using Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  • Keeping up to date with new research publications using RSS feeds and email alerts
  • Your thesis and ORA – essential information about copyright and sensitive data
  • Plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • Endnote for managing citations, inserting intext references/footnotes and creating bibliographies
  • Free software for image manipulation
  • Managing your thesis with Word

These workshops are very popular so please be sure to book your place online.

Not studying Oriental Studies? We will be running toolkits for most subject areas. Check LibGuides workshops for a full list.