Bodleian iSkills free Online Workshops taking place in 7th Week

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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 7th Week:

Referencing: RefWorks (Tue 2 Mar 14.00-15.30)

RefWorks is a web based reference management tool for Windows and Macs which helps you to collect and manage references and insert them into your Word document as in-text citations or footnotes and generate bibliographies. This online introduction to RefWorks is open to all University of Oxford students and staff.
Who is this session for? Oxford Students, researchers and other staff.

Bodleian iSkills: Finding stuff – scholarly literature for your research (Wed 3 Mar 14.30-16.30)

An online 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.

Bodleian iSkills: Preparing for your literature review in the Social Sciences (Thu 4 Mar 10.00-11.30)

Get ready to undertake your literature review using your own research questions to build a successful search and apply it to a range of library resources. This workshop will cover: building a successful search strategy; using a range of bibliographic databases and search tools in the Social Sciences; working effectively with large result sets; sourcing highly cited papers relevant to your research; setting up alerts for newly-published papers on your topic.
Who is this session for? Postgraduate students and research staff in the Social Sciences

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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