Tag Archives: modern languages

Effective database strategies for Modern Languages research

Are you finding the most relevant materials for your research in Modern Languages?

Language librarians at the Taylor Institution are offering a practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research.  The workshop will focus on building a search to fit your research question, identifying and using relevant databases and evaluating your results.

The workshop is FREE, but booking is required.  Please book online through the link below:
Bodleian iSkills: Effective database strategies for Modern Languages research
Tuesday 30 January 12.00-13.00  OR  Thursday 1 February 10.00-11.00

 

Online resources for Modern European Languages

A new iSkills workshop from the team at Bodleian’s Taylor Institution Library will give an overview of the different kinds of online resources available in Modern Languages, such as databases, ebooks, bibliographies and online reference works. There will be a hands-on component to this hour-long session, and participants should bring a laptop so they can work through exercises designed to introduce them to language-specific resources. Subject librarians will be on-hand to answer questions and give advice.

Attendance is FREE, but online booking is required.  Follow the link to book your place for: Bodleian iSkills: Online resources for Modern European Languages

Choice of two dates:
Tuesday 23 January 09.00-10.00
Wednesday 24 January 09.00-10.00

Starting your research in Modern Languages – help from the Taylor Institution Library

Bodleian Libraries is offering a practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research in Modern Languages. The workshop will focus on building a search to fit your research question, using relevant databases and evaluating your results.

This workshop is for any postgraduate students, researchers or academics in Modern Languages.  Attendance is free, but booking is required.  Book online at: http://ox.libguides.com/workshops/ModLangsresearch.

 

Learning a language

Are you learning a language as part of your degree or for work or pleasure? If so, then why not come along to WISER: Learning a Language to find out about resources to help you in your language studies.

This session which will be run by Lucile Deslignères, the Librarian at the Oxford University Languages Centre, who will introduce key language resources and show you how to use the language you are learning in your web searches.   The session will cover: using resources offered by Oxford University and from referential sites,  tools for non-latin writing systems and searching using non-English search engines.

“WISER: Learning a Language” will take place on Thursday 24 February 11.00-12.15pm at the Computing Service at 13 Banbury Road and is open to all members of Oxford University and Bodleian Libraries’ readers.   Current members of Oxford University should book their place online.   Other Bodleian readers may book by emailing usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk quoting their Bodleian Library card number.

Learning a language?

Are you learning a language either as part of your degree or independently?  If so, then why not come along to “WISER: Learning a Modern Language” next Wednesday (10th November) 4.00-5.oopm.

This session which will be run by Lucile Deslignères, the Librarian at the Languages Centre, will help you to find valuable resources for learning modern languages and to make use of the language you are learning in your web searches.   The session will cover: tools for non-latin writing systems, searching using non-English search engines, and using resources offered by Oxford University and from referential sites.

“WISER: Learning a Language” will take place on Wednesday 10th Novermber 4.00-5.00pm at the Computing Service at 13 Banbury Road and is open to all members of Oxford University and Bodleian Libraries’ readers.   Please book your place.