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Plant Sciences: Training & Guides

Subjects: Biology, Plant Sciences

Bodleian iSkills sessions

The Bodleian Libraries run a range of user education courses throughout each term. Topics covered include -

  • Searching bibliographic databases and catalogues
  • Measuring research impact and tracking citations
  • Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software
  • Making the most of reference management software

Current courses can be viewed and booked from the iSkills site -

https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshops

Key How to Guides

Library Services for Plant Scientists

Here is an introductory video for graduate plant scientists that covers which libraries and resources are available to you while you are at Oxford University.

Library Services for Plant Scientists (video) - https://ox.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=81e503cc-d939-4070-9ef4-ada400bc885f

Training & Online tutorials

  • Workshops: links to all the Bodleian Libraries' courses.
  • How to guides: find out how to use key resource discovery tools, library services and more.
  • Getting started: guides to using the libraries.
  • Individual guidance always available on request; contact your Subject Librarian.

University of Oxford IT Services provide an extensive range of training courses. These include sessions on -

  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office products
  • Using statistics packages
  • Programming and operating systems
  • Working with digital sound, images and multimedia

Further information is available on their website: http://www.it.ox.ac.uk/it-training