iSkills coming up: Getting info to come to you, Data archives and statistical databases, Mendeley for reference management

bodleian_iskills_web-98pixelsDuring week 6, Bodleian Libraries will be running the following workshops:

Bodleian iSkills: Getting Information to come to you (Mon 23rd Feb 10.30-12.00) (wk 6) – Keeping up to date with new research is important but time consuming! This session will show you how to set up automatic alerts so that you are notified about new articles and other publications and when key web sites are updated. Participants will have the opportunity to set up RSS feed readers and/or email notifications during the session.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.

Presenters: Helen Matthews and Angela Carritt

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book online

Social Sciences Graduate Search Clinics:  Social Science Data Archives and statistical databases (Tues 24 Feb 3.00- 4.00) (wk 6) – This course aims to provide a thorough overview of available macro and micro data sources for social scientists including national data archives, subscription services, economic and business data, and offers some pointers for further searching.

Who is this session for? The workshop will be most beneficial to those researchers planning to use secondary data sources (quantitative, qualitative and mixed) as part of their research or who wish to learn more about data archives.

Venue: SSL IT Training Room, Ground Floor, Manor Road Building > More information and book online

Bodleian iSkills: Mendeley for Reference Management (Fri 27 Feb 9.15-12.15) (wk 6) – Mendeley is a reference management package that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.

Presenters: Oliver Bridle and Sophie Staves

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book online

What’s coming up in the iSkills programme – To see what’s coming up see the iSkills timetable

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