Thursday, 28 October 2010

WISER: coming up next week

The following WISER sessions are on offer next week (Week 4):

WISER: Finding Stuff - Books etc on SOLO

A general introduction to finding books and journal titles in Oxford libraries using SOLO and OLIS.  For detailed information about searching for journal articles, theses and conference papers please see other titles in the WISER Finding Stuff series.
Presenters:  Angela Carritt and Penny Roberts
Wednesday 3 November 12.30pm - 1.30pm (Week 4) (repeated Friday 19 November 9.15 - 10.15am  Week 6) > Book Now

WISER: Finding Stuff - Journal Articles

This session will focus on finding journal articles for your research using a wide range of databases as well as developing effective search strategies.  There will be plenty of time for participants to try out their own searches using databases for their subject.
Presenters: Angela Carritt and Penny Roberts
Wednesday 3 November 1.30 - 2.30pm (Week 4) (repeated Friday 19 November 10.15 - 11.15am Week 6) > Book Now

WISER: Finding Stuff - Theses and Dissertations

This session offers guidance on finding theses, both those submitted to and held in Oxford, and those from other institutions in the UK and abroad. It will demonstrate how to exploit some of the main sources of information : SOLO, Index to Theses (UK and Ireland); and Dissertations and Theses (International) EThOS and ORA..
Presenters:  Jayne Plant
Wednesday 3 November 2.30 - 3.30pm (Week 4) (repeated Friday 19 November 11.30 - 12.30pm Week 6) > Book Now

WISER: Finding Stuff - Conferences

Conference papers can be difficult to find but they are valuable because they describe cutting-edge research. This session will enable you to find out about forthcoming conferences and also to locate the published papers of proceedings which have taken place.
Presenters:  James Shaw and Sue Bird
Wednesday 3 November 3.30 - 4.30pm  (Week 4) > Book Now

All the sessions take place at OUCS (13 Banbury Road) and are free to attend, but you must book a place in advance. University members can book by following the links above; Bodleian reader's card holders who are not University members can book by emailing

Further information about the WISER programme, including the schedule for the rest of the term, is available on the Bodleian Libraries website.

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