WISER Humanities: Electronic journals and citation indexes. Friday, 16 November (6) OUCS Banbury Road 12.30 – 1.30 Electronic journals provide online, full-text access to journal articles. We will demonstrate the Oxford University e-Journals interface and also some key online journal citation indexes for the humanities including MLA, ATLA and Historical Abstracts Kerry Webb and Elizabeth Crowley Book at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZC21
WISER Social Sciences: Google and beyond. Tuesday 13 November (week 6) This session will help you to develop effective web searching techniques for use with search engines and introduce you to strategies for evaluating resources. Some guidance on how to cite electronic resources will also be provided.
Angela Carritt and Penny Schenk – Social Science Library IT Training Room – no need to book
Full details of the WISER programme at http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/information_skills/wiser
WISER (Workshops in Information Skills and Electronic Resources) sessions next week:
WISER Humanities: Keeping up-to-date. Friday, 9 November (5) Make your own current awareness service. Discover ways of using electronic bibliographic resources to keep up with the literature in your field by creating personal research / interest profiles.
Kate Petherbridge and Judy Reading
Book at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZC13
WISER Social Sciences: Is IT all a bit much? Getting information to come to you. Tuesday 6 November (week 5) 12.30-1.30 at Social Science Library IT Room Make your own current awareness service. Discover ways of using electronic bibliographic resources to keep up with the literature in your field by creating personal research / interest profiles.
Katherine Melling and Clare Jarvis
No need to book
Full programme and further details at http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/information_skills/wiser
Also, advance notice of a session at the end of term:
WISER: Remote Access to Databases and Datasets Thursday, 29 November 2007 12.30 – 1.30 OUCS, Banbury Road (week 8) This session will help you to set up access to Oxford online resources from your home computer through passwords (Athens and Single-Sign On) and the Virtual Private Network. Presenters: Peter Higginbotham (OUCS) and Judy Reading (OULS) Book at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZWH
Information is also available in the guide “Access to online resources…” see http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/guides or collect from your library.
A list of new books which arrived in the library in October is now up on our website: http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/vhl/collections_and_services/accessions.