WISER coming up: Finding stuff, Getting information to come to you, Your thesis and ORA

Bodleian Libraries will be running the following classes during week 2:

WISER: Finding Stuff – Books etc on SOLO
Monday 23 January 9.15 – 10.00
Effective search techniques for finding books and other library materials using SOLO, ordering from the book stacks and using the SOLO eshelf and saved searches
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WISER: Finding Stuff – Journal Articles
Monday 23 January 10.00 – 11.30
How to find articles and papers to support your research using a wide range of bibliographic databases and how to develop your search strategy.  This workshop will include plenty of time for participants to try out their own searches using databases for their subject as well as a demonstration.
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WISER: Finding Stuff – Theses and Dissertations
Monday 23 January 11.30 – 12.15
How to find dissertations and theses from Oxford, other UK institutions and overseas.  
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WISER: Your thesis, copyright and ORA
Friday 27 January 9.15 – 10.15
Oxford DPhil students are required to deposit a copy of their thesis in ORA (Oxford University Research Archive).  This session will focus on copyright and other issues that DPhil students need to take into account when preparing and writing their thesis so that they do not encounter problems when they deposit.      DPhils are encouraged to attend this session early so that they can make sensible decisions regarding rights from the start of their research.
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WISER: Getting information to come to you
Friday 27 January 10.30 – 12.00
How to keep abreast of new publications and papers in your research area and research news and opportunities on the web using RSS feeds and email alerts. The session will include a demonstration and also time to set up your an RSS reader or email notifications.
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Keeping up to date with the WISER programme – Why not follow  us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/oxwiser  or visit the BodWiser blog at http://bodwiser.wordpress.com You can also check the timetable on the WISER web site at http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshops or join our mailling list by sending an empty email to wiser-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Not a member of Oxford University? – If you are not a current member of Oxford University but would like to attend a WISER workshop please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. Please quote your Bodleian readers card barcode number.

If you have any questions please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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