Monday, 13 February 2012

Research Skills Toolkit for graduate students

An invitation to graduate students from the Bodleian Libraries:


Need to brush up on your IT and information skills?  Why not come to a Research Skills Toolkit in 8th week? These free 2 hour workshops introduce key software and online tools to streamline your research, hone your searching and information skills, and provide opportunities to  meet subject specialists. 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 word
  • Analyzising data with Excel pivot tables
  • Podcasting with Audacity
  • Plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • Your thesis, copyright and ORA
  • Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact

These workshops are open to Oxford graduate researchers in week 8 of Hilary Term. Please attend the session for your division or subject area. Find out more and book your place (you will need to log into Weblearn with your Single Sign On username and password).

Toolkits take place at Oxford University Computing Services and are run jointly by the Bodleian Libraries and Computing Services.
 

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