Monday, 9 February 2015

Bodleian iSkills sessions in Week 5

Places are still available on the following Bodleian iSkills sessions taking place next week:

Bodleian iSkills: Finding Stuff – Scholarly Literature for your Research
Tuesday 17 February, 14.00-17.00
A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics
Presenters: Joanne Edwards, Craig Finlay, Angela Carritt and Helen Worrell
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Tech Tools – Reference Management
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 it 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

RefWorks for Sciences and Social Sciences
Friday 20 February, 9.15-12.15
RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your citations/references, insert them into your work as footnotes or in-text citations, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. This introduction is open to all, but the section on importing references will focus on Science/Social Science examples.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters: Nia Roberts and Gigi Horsfield
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book online

To book your place, click on the links above. (Bodleian Reader's cardholders who are not University members can book by contacting the Bodleian Libraries user education team.)

For more information about the Bodleian iSkills programme, including the full schedule for the term and handouts from previous sessions, visit the iSkills website.

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