Bodleian iSkills Free Online Workshops taking place in 1st Week (18 to 22 Jan)

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The Bodleian iSkills programme is designed to help you make effective use of scholarly materials and resources. These sessions are primarily aimed at Oxford University students and staff (but check the ‘intended audience’ field in the course description before booking).

iSkills workshops will be available in Hilary Term through a combination of webinars and pre-recorded videos.

All workshops are free of charge but must be booked in advance.

Workshops taking place in 1st Week:

Open Access: New Wellcome Trust Policy (Multiple dates – click here for full list)

Are you funded by the Wellcome Trust and need to know how to comply with its new open access policy from 1 January 2021? In this focussed online briefing we will: step you through the changes and new requirements; give you an update on which publishers are compliant; provide links to further Wellcome information and guidance; let you know where to find help at Oxford; and answer as many questions as we can.
Who is this session for? Current Oxford researchers and academics, research support staff and librarians.

Bodleian iSkills: UK parliamentary and government materials – an introduction (One-to-one sessions on Thursdays, from 21 Jan to 18 Feb)

One-to-one sessions for: Finding and accessing historical pre-1800 and post-1800 to present day UK parliamentary and government material. Print and digital sources will be covered. We will also cover archival material if relevant. This will be of vital help to history, politics and social sciences students using this material, to include: parliamentary papers; parliamentary proceedings and parliamentary debates; legislation; government and departmental papers.
Who is this session for? History, politics and social science students, and anyone just starting their Postgraduate studies or new to using these materials.

The full programme of iSkills workshops for Hilary Term is still in scheduling, but in the meantime you can view some elements of the workshops on video.  Take a look at iSkills Libguide to view available video recordings.

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For a list of all the upcoming workshops in Michaelmas Term please go to the Bodleian iSkills website.

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