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Copy of 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 alerts to keep up to date with new research. Participants will have the opportunity to set up 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 email alerts 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  alerts on your favourite databases for new content in your field
  • Set up alerts in JiscMail to receive communication from and to communicate with staff and researchers in your field
  • Use news services to receive updates in your subject area
  • Learn how to manage your alerts

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

Dates and booking

Next session TBA IT Learning Centre, 13 Banbury Road, Isis Room > Booking now closed


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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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