Friday, 24 April 2015

Bodleian iSkills workshops on reference management

Two iSkills workshops on reference management are coming up in Weeks 2 and 3:

Tech Tools – Reference management
Friday 8th May, 9.15-12.15
Formatting your in text citations/footnotes and bibliography correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easier and saves you time. This introductory session gives an overview of how reference management works, explores the pros and cons of a wide range of reference management packages and gives you the opportunity to try out five different packages so that you can work out which one is best for you.   The packages included are RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero,  Mendeley and ColWiz.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Erika Delbeque, Sophie Staves, Pamela Stanworth, Angela Carritt
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road. >Book online

RefWorks for your Laptop
Wednesday 13th May, 9.30-12.30
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. At this introductory workshop you will set up and learn to use RefWorks on your own laptop. The session 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, Gigi Horsfield and Angela Carritt
Venue:  Jesus College Ship Street Centre  (next to the News Cafe) > Book online

Both sessions are free to attend, but you will need to book a place in advance, either by clicking on the links above (University members) or by emailing the Bodleian's user education team (Bodleian Reader's Card holders who are not members of the University).

Further workshops on reference management are scheduled for Week 6: Mendeley for reference management (booking opens on 3rd May), and RefWorks for Humanities (booking opens on 4 May).

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