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General workshops and classes

These workshops focus on general skills and resources which can be used across a wide range of disciplines.

Bodleian iSkills - Workshops in Information Discovery & Scholarly Communications

This programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials.  We cover

  • Information discovery and searching for scholarly materials
  • Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero and Mendeley for managing references and formatting footnotes and bibliographies
  • Keeping up to date with new research
  • Measuring research impact 
  • Understanding copyright and looking after your intellectual property
  • Open Access publishing and complying with funder mandates for open access
  • Managing your research data

> View the timetable.

Bodleian Libraries Open Access Programme - A series of talks on the theme of Open Access addressing:

  • Open Science
  • Open Access and Altmetrics
  • Drug Discovery and Open Access
  • Open Access in the Humanities
  • MOOCs and Open Educational Resources
  • Open Access journal publishing

Research Skills Toolkit - These 2 hour workshops introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills and introduce you to subject specialists.  Some of the topics on offer include 

  • Finding articles, papers, conferences and theses
  • Keeping up to date and current awareness
  • Using Endnote to manage your references
  • Finding and manipulating images
  • Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact

View the timetable and book your place


 

Subject based workshops and classes

The workshops below focus on a particular subject area or are provided for a specific Division, Faculty or Department.  Please check "who may attend" to find out if you are eligible to attend these workshops.

Education - Information Skills Training for Education

Who may attend? These courses are designed primarily for Department of Education students. Other students and researchers in the University are welcome to attend if there is space, and should contact Kate Williams, to discuss which session would be most appropriate for their needs

English Language and Literature  - English Faculty Library Information Skills Training Programme

Who may attend? - Faculty of English students (undergraduates and postgraduate research and taught course students), Oxford University affiliated Visiting Students studying English Literature & Language.

Geography and Earth Science - see the Radcliffe Science Library Research Skills Training Programme

 

History  - Information Skills Programme

Who may attend? All members of Oxford University History Faculty may attend the various sessions as advertised and as is most appropriate. Members of other Faculties may attend if there is space and upon arrangement. Please contact Isabel Holowaty for more information.

Law – Bodleian Law Library Research Classes

Who may attend?  Although the sessions are designed primarily for law students, other students and researchers with an interest in the subject can attend.  If uncertain then contact katharine.jackson@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Modern Languages - Taylor Institution Library Information Skills Training

Who may attend?  Members of the faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages.  

Sciences - Radcliffe Science Library - Research Skills Training Programme

 

Social Sciences - Social Science Library Skills Training

Who may attend? - Please see the Social Science Library events calendar for details or contact ssl-courses@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

 

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