Upcoming workshops in Hilary Term 2020
Our courses are FREE, but booking online is essential - please click on the links for further information about the course and to book online
Please click on the links below for further information about each course.
Handouts are uploaded to the Bodleian iSkills Handouts Page
Bodleian iSkills is a series of free information skills workshops designed to help postgraduates and researchers find and make effective use of scholarly publications and other materials. We cover:
Workshops by topic - select this tab above to see the full list of workshops we run, grouped under topic headings.
Workshops by date - select this tab above to view our timetable of upcoming sessions.
Who may attend? - All members of the University and Bodleian Library Readers. Some individual workshops are designed for particular groups (e.g. postgraduates). Our iSkills for the Medical Sciences and OUH staff are designed for those two groups of people.
For more information on each workshop and who may attend, click on the links in the Workshops by Date or Workshops by Subject tabs above.
Cost - all iSkills sessions are free.
Booking a place - Booking is essential. Use the online booking links for each session in the Workshops by Date or Workshops by Subject tabs above. When you make your booking, you will be prompted to sign in with your Oxford single sign on (SSO) username. All current members of Oxford University should have an SSO, but Bodleian Libraries readers who are not current members of Oxford University will not have an SSO. OUH staff might also not have an SSO. If you do not have a SSO but would like to attend a course please contact User Education and we will book a place on your behalf.
Handouts - are available from the handouts page after each session.
These workshops focus on general skills and resources which can be used across a wide range of disciplines.
This programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. We cover
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