Friday, 23 January 2015

Bodleian iSkills workshops in Week 3

Bodleian iSkills: E-Books
Tuesday 3 February, 14.00-15.15

An overview of what e-books currently available and how to access them, from the point of view of the student, the researcher and the academic.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, Researchers, Academics, Library Staff and anyone interested in the topic.
Presenter: Hilla Wait
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library Training Room > Book online

Bodleian iSkills: E-Book Readers 
Tuesday 3 February, 15.30-17.00

How useful are e-book readers in academic work? Can they be used for accessing library materials? What are the features to look out for when considering purchase? These and similar questions will be considered with reference to the i-Pad, the Amazon Kindle and Sony Touch e-readers, and smart phones.
Presenters: Hilla Wait and Ian Chilvers
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library Training Room > Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Tech Tools – Reference Management
Wednesday 4 February, 9.30-12.15
(Repeated on Wednesday 18 February, 14.15-17.00)

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 the software works, and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers,  academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Kelly Schultz, Sophie Staves, Steve Albury and Angela Carritt
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  > Book online

All these sessions are free to attend, but you will need to book a place in advance, either by clicking on the links above or (if you have a Bodleian Reader's card but are not a member of the University) by emailing the Bodleian Libraries user education team.

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