Monday, 16 November 2015

Research Skills Toolkit workshops

Do you need to brush up on your IT and information skills for research?  Why not come to a Research Skills Toolkit session? These free two hour workshops, run jointly by the Bodleian Libraries and IT Services and aimed at first year postgraduate students and researchers, introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills, and introduce you to subject specialists. Topics on offer include:

  • Finding articles, papers, conferences and theses
  • Keeping up to date and current awareness
  • Using Endnote to manage your references
  • Manipulating images using Gimp
  • Managing your thesis with Word
  • Analyzising data with Excel pivot tables
  • Podcasting with Audacity
  • Plagiarism and how to avoid it
  • Your thesis, copyright and ORA
  • Finding highly cited journals and measuring research impact

Please attend one session for your subject from this list.  All sessions take place at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road. To book a place at your chosen session, click on one of the links below (you will need your Single Sign On username and password to make a booking).
   
Humanities

Tuesday 1st December, 10.00-12.00
Wednesday 2nd December, 14.00-16.00
Monday 18th January, 14.00-16.00
Wednesday 20th January, 14.00-16.00

Book a place at a Humanities workshop.

Medical Sciences

Wednesday 2nd December, 10.00-12.00
Thursday 3rd December, 14.00-16.00
Wednesday 20th January, 10.00-12.00
Thursday  21st January, 10.00-12.00

Book a place at a Medical Sciences workshop.

MPLS

Tuesday 19th January, 10.00-12.00
Thursday 21st January, 14.00-16.00

Book a place at an MPLS workshop.

Oriental Studies

Monday 18th January, 14.00-16.00

Book a place at the Oriental Studies workshop.

Social Sciences

Tuesday 1st December, 14.00-16.00  
Thursday 3rd December, 10.00-12.00
Friday 4th December, 10.00-12.00
Tuesday 19th January, 14.00-16.00

Book a place at a Social Sciences workshop.

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