Research and Skills Training Sessions in the Social Sciences: Week 7

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We have two interesting Research and Skills training sessions in the social sciences in week 7. You can book your place here. Further details below:

Getting started in Oxford’s libraries

Wednesday 2nd March 9:30 to 11:30

RSL Training Room

This 2 hour workshop will introduce new researchers to Oxford Libraries. A basic overview of the library catalogue and the online library resources will be provided via practical exercises in a computer room. Social Sciences literature databases will be explored and online tools specifically for researchers will be introduced. There will also be the opportunity for an optional guided tour of the Social Science Library on Manor Road with information also provided about the other Social Sciences Libraries within Oxford. The workshop will be useful for those not recently familiar with UK Higher Education Libraries.


Research impact – citation analysis tools 

Thursday 3 March 14:00 to 15:30

RSL Training Room

An introduction to citation tracking and bibliometrics, using a range of impact factor tools to find top journals and conferences, count citations and measure the impact of publications and researchers. We explain their strengths and weaknesses, and how to access them. We cover: Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, ORCID, and more.

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