Research Skills Toolkit for Social Science Division: book now for Hilary Term workshops

Research Skills Toolkit sessions are two-hour workshops which provide hands-on practice with a range of resources intended to streamline and support your research. They also provide an opportunity to meet with subject specialists to seek guidance on further training.

Topics are likely to include:

  • EndNote/RefWorks
  • Skills Toolkit and avoiding plagiarism
  • GIMP image editing
  • Word for your thesis
  • Excel – organise & analyse data using pivot tables
  • Audacity for recording audio
  • Lynda.com IT video courses
  • Your thesis, copyright and ORA
  • Citation searching and impact factors
  • Dissertations and theses
  • Keeping up to date using email alerts
  • Finding data and statistics using OECD iLibrary and the UK Data Service

Ideal for first year graduate research students, the workshops are completely free to book and are scheduled for 1st week, Hilary Term. Book a place by clicking the image above.

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Open Access and more

Find out how to use RefWorks, or what’s happening with Open Access in Oxford. 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.

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Research Impact: citation analysis tools and more

Curious about citation analysis? Need help navigating Zotero? 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.

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Working with Sensitive Data and much more

Learn how to work effectively with sensitive data, or ways to reduce the time you spend manually formatting references in your work. 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.

Coming up next week: Google for Academic Research and much more

Want to know how to reliably use Google for your Academic Research? Feel confident using MANTRA? 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.

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Data Sources for Research and much more

Want to know more about data sources for your research? Want to find out how to use RefWorks? 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.

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.

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.