Thursday, 15 October 2015

Bodleian iSkills: Reference Management

Places are available on the following workshops in Michaelmas term:

Bodleian iSkills: Refworks for Social Sciences
Wednesday 28th October, 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 Science/Social Science examples.
Presenters:  Nia Roberts, Gigi Horsfield, Angela Carritt
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  > Book a place

Referencing: Mendeley (Bodleian iSkills)
Friday 6th November, 9.30-12.15
Mendeley is a reference management package that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word processed documents.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.
Presenters:  Oliver Bridle,  Sophia Staves
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  > Book a place

Referencing: Choosing & using software  (Bodleian iSkills)
Thursday 19th November, 14.00-17.00
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, ColWiz and Papers.
Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Erika Delbeque, Sophie Staves, Pamela Stanworth, Angela Carritt
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road.   > Book a place
(N.B. Booking for this session opens on 20 October.)

These sessions are all free to attend, but you will need to book in advance. University members can book by clicking on the links above (you will need your Single Sign On username and password). Bodleian Reader's card holders can book by emailing the User Education team.

More information about the iSkills programme is available on its website.

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