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Workshops and Classes: Research Skills Toolkit

Research Skills Toolkit


Need to brush up on your IT and information skills for research?  Why not come to a Research Skills Toolkit? These free 2-hour workshops introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills and introduce you to subject specialists. Our next series will be running in Hilary Term 2021. Topics on offer include:

  • Finding articles, papers, conferences and theses
  • Keeping up to date and current awareness
  • Using EndNote to manage your references
  • Manipulating images using Gimp
  • Managing your thesis with MS Word
  • Analysing data with Excel pivot tables
  • Podcasting with Audacity
  • Plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • Preparing your thesis for the Oxford Research Archive (ORA)
  • Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact 

Each toolkit is subject-specific to one of the following.  Please click on each subject for further details:

Toolkits take place at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road and are run jointly by IT Services and Bodleian Libraries.  Booking will be available from this page when we have scheduled the dates and times for the 2021 sessions.


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