iSkills coming up: Finding stuff, E-books

iSkills logoWelcome to the new Bodleian iSkills programme for Michaelmas Term.   You can view the full workshop timetable (and book your places)  at

Next week Bodleian Libraries will be running classes on finding scholarly literature for your research, e-books and e-book readers. If you’d like to attend, don’t forget to book a place.

Bodleian iSkills: Finding Stuff – Scholarly literature for your research (Wednesday 14th October  9.15-12.15)  – A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.
Who is this session for?  Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters:  Helen Worrell, Joanne Edwards and Craig Finlay,
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road   >Book a place

Bodleian iSkills: E-books  (Friday 16th October 9.15-10.30)  – The Bodleian Libraries has over 624,000 e-books, with titles in all subject areas, but do you feel confident in finding and using them?    This workshop will cover finding e-books and how to use and manipulate them.
Presenters:  Hilla Wait and Kat Steiner
Venue:  IT Services, 13  Banbury Road > Book a place

Bodleian iSkills: E-book readers (Friday 16th October 10.45-12.15)  –  Reading on E-Book Readers such as Kindle or Nook and using apps for iPad and Android devices is increasingly popular but how useful are these devices for academic work? This workshop will look at a range of devices and apps on the market and will cover key features to look out for when considering purchase. The workshop will also include an opportunity to try out a range of devices.
Presenters:  Hilla Wait and Kat Steiner
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  > Book a place

What’s coming up in the iSkills Programme – See the full timetable and book your place  at

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