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.

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.

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.