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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: Getting information to come to you

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Bodleian iSkills: Getting information to come to you

An introduction to using RSS feeds and alerts to keep up to date with new research. Participants will have the opportunity to set up RSS feeds and/or email alerts to receive notifications about new journal articles and other publications, conference papers and blog posts in their field of research.

Objectives - By the end of the session you will be able to

  • Use an RSS feed reader to receive notifications about new publications in your research field
  • Use email alerts as an alternative to RSS feeds to receive notifications about new publications in your field
  • Use JournalTOCS to receive tables of contents for new issues of your favourite journals
  • Set up RSS feeds or alerts on your favourite databases for new content in your field
  • Set up RSS feeds for new blog posts and web site updates
  • Explore use of social media tools for keeping up to date with research

Intended Audience:  Postgraduates, researchers, academics and anyone interested in the topic

Dates and booking

Next session to be scheduled for Trinity Term  

 

More information

 

Presenters:  Helen Bond and Helen Worrell

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need? A computer will be provided. If you prefer to bring your own laptop, please read our guidance notes.

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