Next week’s WISER sessions, plus “Introduction to the Electronic Enlightenment Project”
Introduction to the Electronic Enlightenment project
Wednesday 10 November, 10.00-11.00am, Radcliffe Science Library Training Room
With 58,555 letters and documents and 7,113 correspondents as of October 2010, EE (www.e-enlightenment.com) is the most wide-ranging online collection of edited correspondence of the early modern period, linking people across Europe, the Americas and Asia from the early 17th to the mid-19th century. Find out more at a presentation by Robert McNamee (Director, Electronic Enlightenment Project), open to all Oxford University students and staff.
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WISER: Technology Tools – Reference Management
Wednesday 10 November 2.00 – 3.30pm
Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote and other tools.
Presenters: Gillian Pritchard and Ljilja Ristic
Book your place at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZW6
WISER: Learning a Modern Language
Wednesday 10 November 4.00 – 5.00pm
This session will help you find valuable resources for learning modern languages and make use of the language you are learning in your searches. We will: find tools for non-latin writing systems, search non-English search engines, and use resources offered by Oxford and from referential sites
Presenter: Lucile Deslignères .
Book your place at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZD17
WISER: Getting Organised on the Web
Friday 12 November 9.30 – 11.00am
This session will look at some tools that can help you organise yourself on the web, including social bookmarking services like delicious.com, bibliophile sites like LibraryThing and My WorldCat, RSS feeds and readers, and customised start pages.
Presenters: Jane Rawson and Penny Schenk.
Book your place at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZWT
WISER: Using the Internet to Find Quality Resources
Friday 12 November 11.15 – 12.45pm
Finding information on the Internet is fairly easy. Finding reliable information of academic quality is more difficult. In this course you will learn how to maximise your chances of finding reliable Internet information and how to be sure that what you find is of appropriate quality for your purposes.
Presenter: Anne Manuel .
Book your place at http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZD18
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