Research Skills Toolkits, week 8


Would you like to brush up on your IT and information skills for research?  Why not come to a Research Skills Toolkit? These free 2 hour workshops introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills and introduce you to 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.

We are running the workshops in Week 8 Michaelmas (2015)  and Week 1 Hilary (2016). All sessions will be at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road.

Dates for Week 8 are as follows. Please pick one session from your subject area:


  • Tuesday 1st December                 10.00 – 12 noon
  • Wednesday 2nd December         14.00 – 16.00

Book a place

Social Sciences:               

  • Tuesday 1st December                 14.00 – 16.00
  • Thursday 3rd December              10.00 – 12 noon
  • Friday 4th December                    10.00 – 12 noon

Book a place

For further dates please visit our Bodleian iSkills LibGuide.



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