iSkills coming up: RefWorks, Getting information to come to you

bodleian_iskills_web-98pixelsNext week Bodleian Libraries will be running the following workshops:

RefWorks for your Laptop Wednesday 13th May (Week 3) 9.30-12.30 – RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your references, insert them into your work, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. At this introductory workshop you will set up and learn to use RefWorks on your own laptop. The session is open to all but the section on importing references will focus on Science/Social Science examples.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters: Nia Roberts,Gigi Horsfield and Angela Carritt
Venue: Jesus College Ship Street Centre (next to the News Cafe) > Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Getting information to come to you Friday 15th May (Week 3) 9.15-10.45 – 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 additions to key web sites. 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 Ian Chilvers
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Information sources for African Studies Friday 15th May (Week 3) 11.00-12.30 – This session will introduce key information sources for African Studies.  We will cover key finding tools and how to use them effectively as well as  important portals and gateways to libraries and archives of online primary texts. The majority of the session will consist of a talk and demonstration but there will be time for a brief hands-on at the end.
Who is this session for? Researchers, academic staff, graduates and anyone interested in the topic.
Presenters: Lucy McCann, Sarah Rhodes
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road >Book online

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