Monday, 11 February 2013

WISER in weeks 6 and 7: reference management

WISER: Tech Tools - Reference Management
Wednesday 20 February, 14.00-17.00
Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Ljilja Ristic and Angela Carritt > Book Now

WISER: Mendeley for Reference Management
Wednesday 27 February, 14.00-16.00
Mendeley is a reference management package that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents.
Presenter: Oliver Bridle  > Book Now

These sessions take place at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road, and is free to attend. University members can book by clicking the link above; holders of Bodleian reader's cards can book by emailing, quoting the barcode number from their card.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

WISER sessions in week 5

WISER workshops coming up in week 5 will cover RefWorks reference management software and using RSS and email notifications to keep up-to-date with new content in journals, databases and websites.

RefWorks for Humanities  
Wednesday 13 February, 14.00 – 17.00
RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your references, insert them into your work, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. This introduction is open to all, but the section on importing references will focus on Humanities examples.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters: Valerie Lawrence and Alice Nelson > Book Now

WISER: Getting information to come to you
Friday 15 February, 15.30-17.00
This session will show you how to set up alerts to journals, databases and websites, so that you receive notifications when new content is added. Participants will have the opportunity to set up RSS feed readers and/or email notifications during the session.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters: Jane Rawson and Sonya Adams > Book Now

Both these sessions take place at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road, and are free to attend, but you must book a place in advance. Oxford University members can do so by clicking on the links above; holders of Bodleian Reader's cards should email, quoting the barcode number on their card.

New books

Here are just a few of the new books added to Library stock during the past month; a full list is available to view on LibraryThing. You can see the latest additions to the collection at any time on the New Accessions page of the blog.

We are always happy to receive recommendations of books for purchase from Keble members. Book suggestion forms are available to pick up in the Library or to download from the Library website.