Free Bodleian iSkills workshops in 8th week

A photo of a laptop open with the iSkills logo on the screenBodleian iSkills workshops aim to develop your skills in information discovery and scholarly communications, covering a variety of resources across a wide range of disciplines. They are primarily aimed at University of Oxford students and staff. Some workshops take place face-to-face, whilst others are run online.

The workshops are FREE but online booking is essential. A list of the sessions taking place this term can be found on the iSkills Workshops webpage.

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Workshops taking place this week in 8th week


Tuesday 28th November  14:00-17:00

 Open Scholarship: Copyright the Card Game
This interactive, games-based session introduces you to the key concepts of copyright law and allows you to apply them in practice. No prior knowledge is required, and the session caters for all whatever their level of experience with copyright. At the end of the session participants will be able to: explore how copyright really works in practice; interpret the legislation and apply the relevant legal concepts to their own work; practice using the exceptions and licences in sector-specific examples; discuss the role of risk management in making decisions about the ethical creation and use of copyright material.
Who is this session for? The session will be of benefit to anyone who works with copyright material on a regular basis including researchers, lecturers, students, librarians, learning technologists, research support staff and other professional services colleagues.
Format: Classroom-based (Bodleian Libraries, Clarendon Building, Basement Room). 


Wednesday 29th November 14:00-15:00 

*New* Open Scholarship: UKRI Open Access Policy Briefing
UKRI funded and need to know how to comply from 1st January 2024? In this focused online briefing we will: outline a new policy briefing including more detail on the monograph section (which comes into force on 1st January 2024); step you through the changes and new requirements; provide links to further UKRI 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.
Format: Online using Microsoft Teams.

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