Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Moving from research question to literature review in the Social Sciences and much more

Wondering how to move from a research question to a literature review? What to find out more about Open Access? Wondering how to find scholarly literature? Sign up for one of the upcoming free Bodleian iSkills Workshops. Click on the image below for further details and booking links:

Primarily aimed at Graduates, the programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. Online booking is required.

A full list of iSkills workshops coming up this term can be found here.

Open Access Week (22 to 28 October)

The SSL supports these Open Access Oxford Week events.

This year’s International Open Access Week runs from 22-28 October and takes as its theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

For a full programme of events and booking information, click here. All sessions are open to all members of Oxford University.

If you have any questions please email the OA Enquiry team

Brush up your knowledge of literature searching and much more at a free Bodleian iSkills Workshop

Brush up your knowledge of:

  • Information discovery and searching for scholarly materials
  • Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero and Mendeley for managing references and formatting footnotes and bibliographies
  • Keeping up to date with new research
  • Measuring research impact
  • Understanding copyright and looking after your intellectual property
  • Open Access publishing and complying with funder mandates for open access
  • Managing your research data

Attend a FREE Bodleian iSkills workshop.

Primarily aimed at Graduates, the programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. Online booking is required.

For a full list of Michaelmas Term’s workshops and to book a place click here.

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Getting started in Oxford Libraries and much more

Wondering how to get started using Oxford Libraries? Want to know how to search our library catalogue (SOLO)? What to learn more about e-Books? Sign up for one of the upcoming free Bodleian iSkills Workshops. Click on the image below for further details and booking links:

Primarily aimed at Graduates, although some of the introductory sessions this term are aimed at all Library users (refer to ‘intended audience’ details in the course information), the programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. Online booking is required.

A full list of iSkills workshops coming up this term can be found here.

Missed your library induction? No problem. Take a look at our Training Materials Archive

Did you miss your library induction session, or would you like a quick recap? Visit our Training Materials Archive to find this Term’s Induction Presentations.

You can also take a look at our Getting Started webpage for all the key information you will need to get started using the Bodleian Libraries. Find out how to search our library catalogue (SOLO), how to make sense of your reading lists and much more …

We also have two Introduction to the Social Science Library (SSL) videos. One for new Undergraduates and one for new Postgraduates. The videos can be viewed by clicking on the images below:

Questions? Need some help? Talk to our friendly library staff, who will be happy to help with any queries you may have. Speak to us in person at our Issue Desk or you can contact us via phone (01865 2-71093) or via email.

 

 

Brush up your knowledge of SOLO (our library catalogue) and much more at a free Bodleian iSkills Workshop

Brush up your knowledge of:

  • Information discovery and searching for scholarly materials (including how to locate items on our Library catalogue (SOLO))
  • Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero and Mendeley for managing references and formatting footnotes and bibliographies
  • Keeping up to date with new research
  • Measuring research impact
  • Understanding copyright and looking after your intellectual property
  • Open Access publishing and complying with funder mandates for open access
  • Managing your research data

Attend a FREE Bodleian iSkills workshop.

Primarily aimed at Graduates, although some of the introductory sessions this term are aimed at all Library users (refer to ‘intended audience’ details in the course information), the programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. Online booking is required.

For a full list of Michaelmas Term’s workshops and to book a place click here.

Library Tours: Mon 8th and Tues 9th October (no booking required)

Missed your library induction?

Want to know how to get started using the Social Science Library?

Tours start from the library entrance area.

Please ask a staff member if you require further information, in person, or via email.

You can also visit our training materials archive to find this years induction presentations.

Discover Oxford LibGuides

Take a look at the Bodleian Libraries Oxford LibGuides website to find detailed information on:

Assistance available for Disabled Readers

Bodleian Libraries

Finding resources for your Subject area

Getting to grips with Key Library Services

How to gain access to Specialist Materials

Key topics for Researchers

Library Workshops & Courses

Reference Management

The essential starting point for getting to know the Bodleian Libraries and the services we provide for you.

Are you a new Postgraduate? Take a look at our introduction to the SSL Video

Are you a new Postgraduate? To help you get started using the SSL we’ve created a short video which provides you with all the key things you need to know. Click on the image below to view:

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in contact with us. Ask one of our friendly staff at our Library Issue Desk for assistance, phone us on 271093, or email us.

More detailed information on how to get started using our library can be found here.