Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills Workshops: Research Metrics, Archives and Modern Papers and more!

Want help preparing for your literature review, or using citation analysis tools? Unsure how to approach archives and modern papers? Make sure you sign up for one of the upcoming free Bodleian iSkills Workshops.

 

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: Endnote, Zotero, RefWorks and more!

Want to feel more confident using referencing software such as Endnote, RefWorks and Zotero? Make sure you sign up for one of the upcoming free Bodleian iSkills Workshops.

 

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: Referencing, Data Management and more!

Need help navigating the libraries in Oxford? Want to learn more about managing references and research data? Sign up for one of the upcoming free Bodleian iSkills Workshops.

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.

Find out more about Reference Management Software

Need help with managing your references ???

Formatting your text citations, footnotes and bibliography correctly for your essay or thesis can be a chore. Using Reference management software makes it easier and saves you time.

To find out more about the different software available, how they work, and which will best suit your needs:

Click on the image above to access our Reference Management LibGuide, which includes comprehensive information on different reference management software.

Attend one of the upcoming Bodleian iSkills Reference Management training sessions:

Referencing: Choosing and using software

Thursday 7 February & Tuesday 12 February, 14.00-17.00

Referencing: Refworks for Sciences and Social Sciences

Friday 15 February, 09.15-12.15

Referencing: Mendeley

Friday 1 March, 09.15-12.15

Referencing: Zotero

Wednesday 20 February, 09.15-12.15

Click on the session title links above to book a place. For a complete list of Bodleian iSkills training sessions see here.

 

Coming up next week: Free Bodleian iSkills workshops: Data Management Planning, an Introduction to the Web Archives and more

Need help in finding the right scholarly literature for your research? Want to take full advantage of the material archives? 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.

Learn something new in 2019: Find out more about the courses you can attend to aid your studies and research

The Bodleian Libraries and the Social Sciences Division are offering a wide variety of courses this Hilary Term. So if you are interested in improving your research skills or want to make more effective use of scholarly materials then read on below.

ToolskitThe Research Skills Toolkit is a free hands-on workshop for graduate research students. In a lively 2-hour session, you will try out a variety of tools and online services to support your research. Repeat sessions will be taking place this January:

  • Tues 15th Jan, 10:00 – 12:00
  • Thurs 17th Jan, 14:00 – 16:00
Sessions will take place at Oxford University IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Click here for further information and to book your place.

The Social Sciences Division and its departments run a range of research and professional skills training for DPhil students.

Click here to see a full list of the courses available this Hilary Term, and for further information on how to book a session.

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 in information discovery & scholarly communications.

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

For a full list of Hilary Term’s workshops click here.

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.