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Workshops and Classes: iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff: Introduction to literature searching for DPhils and researchers

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Bodleian iSkills for the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff: Introduction to literature searching for DPhils and researchers in the Medical Sciences Division

In this practical workshop you will explore how to:

  • Formulate search strategies to address research questions
  • Choose appropriate databases and search engines
  • Store and manage references
  • Keep up to date with new research over the life cycle of your DPhil

Intended Audience:   All staff and students in the Medical Sciences Division; and OUH staff

Bodleian Healthcare Libraries are not currently running this workshop, however, they have produced a set of videos replicating some of its content.  Please go to https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/medsci/training for training videos:
Search Skills: How to turn your research topic into a searchable question

 

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Presenters:  Judith Ames; Owen Coxall; Catherine Hartley; Matthew Henry; Nia Roberts; Neal Thurley.

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need?
For workshops in the Knowledge Centre: Please bring your laptop along to the session. If you don’t have a laptop, please e-mail hcl-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk and we can make one available.
For workshops in the Cairns Library: Computers are available for you to use in our training room. However, if you would prefer to bring your own laptop, please do so.
If bringing your own laptop to a session, you will also need to bring along a username and password for the WiFi. The WiFi options available are:
Bodleian wifi – your username is the 7 digit barcode on your University card. If you don’t know your password please reset your password now to make the session run smoothly: https://register.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.
Eduroam – see our laptop guidance notes for guidance about registering or logging on to Eduroam on your own machine.

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