In Week 3, the Bodleian Libraries are running workshops on social sciences research data; getting started in Oxford Libraries; archives and modern papers; sources for African Studies and Zotero. Please follow the links below to book your place at these FREE workshops:
Bodleian iSkills: Discovering and depositing Social Science research data (Tue 9 May 10.00-12.00) Week 3
An opportunity for doctoral students to learn about using social science data archives to inform their research. It will also outline the workings of Oxford’s institutional repository: ORA-Data. By the end of the session you will know how to locate and cite data from a range of data archives and have an understanding of the benefits and operation of ORA-Data.
Who is this session for? DPhil Students and Research Staff in the Social Sciences
Presenters: John Southall and Cathy Scutt
Bodleian iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries (Wed 10 May 09.30-12.30)
An introduction to Oxford Libraries including guidance on which libraries to use; accessing e-journals and other online resources; SOLO and other finding aids and making the most of Library services.
Who is this session for? Anyone who would like an introduction to Oxford Libraries.
Presenters: Angela Carritt and Cathy Scutt
Bodleian iSkills: Archives and modern papers for Social Sciences and History (Wed 10 May 14.00-16.00) Week 3
The Bodleian’s Weston Library has a wealth of resources covering almost all aspects of modern British society and culture. This session will introduce key finding aids and get you started with the research skills needed to make the most of these resources. We will look at identifying relevant material in Oxford and elsewhere; considerations when working with archival material; types of archives and modern papers; and how to find out more. You will have an opportunity in the session to handle some actual examples during the workshop.
Who is this session for? Undergraduate and postgraduate students in History and Social Science subjects; researchers and other Bodleian Libraries readers considering using special collections
Presenter: Michael Hughes
Referencing: Zotero (Fri 12 May 14.00-17.00) Week 3
Zotero is a reference management package that enables you to build libraries of references and add in-text citations, footnotes and bibliographies to word processed documents. This introduction covers the main features of Zotero.
Who is this session for? Students in all subjects, researchers and staff
Presenter: Angela Carritt