Graduates: Streamline your research with a Research Skills Toolkit

Need to brush up on your IT and information skills?  Why not come to a Research Skills Toolkit in 8th week? These free 2 hour workshops introduce key software and online tools to streamline your research, hone your searching and information skills and provide opportunities to  meet subject specialists. Topics on offer include:

  •     Finding articles, papers, conferences and theses
  •     Keeping up to date and current awareness
  •     Using Endnote to manage your references
  •     Manipulating images using Gimp
  •     Managing your thesis with word
  •     Analyzising data with Excel pivot tables
  •     Podcasting with Audacity
  •     Plagiarism and how to avoid it
  •     Your thesis, copyright and ORA
  •     Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact

These workshops are open to Oxford graduate researchers in week 8 of Hilary Term. Please attend the session for your division or subject area.  > Find out more and book your place. (Weblearn – Oxford SSO needed to access).

Sessions relevant to VHL readers are on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 6th March, 12.00-14.05 – Humanities (general)
  • Tuesday 6th March, 14.30-16.35 – Social Sciences
  • Wednesday 7th March, 12.00-14.05 – Social Sciences
  • Wednesday 7th March, 14.30-16.35 – History

Toolkits take place at Oxford University Computing Services and are run jointly by the Bodleian Libraries and Computing Services.

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