Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Bodleian iSkills workshops in Week 7

Places are available at the following workshops taking place in Week 7. All sessions are free to attend, but you will need to book a place in advance. University members can book by clicking on the headings below (you will need your Single Sign On username and password); Bodleian Reader's card holders who are not University members can book by emailing the User Education team.

ORCID IDs and the ‘ORCID at Oxford’ service 
Monday 29th February, 14.15-14.45
ORCID iDs are unique researcher identifiers that you keep throughout your life and retain even when you move institutions.  They are increasingly important for linking researchers with their publications and grants, and are being used more and more by funders and publishers. Find out more about how ORCID works at Oxford, and how to get an iD at this 30 minute workshop.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, research staff, academics and any University and library staff.
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library

Getting started in Oxford Libraries
Wednesday 2nd March, 9.30-11.30
An introduction to Oxford Libraries including guidance on which libraries to use; accessing e-journals and other online resources; SOLO and other finding aids; and making the most of Library services.
Who is this session for? Anyone who would like an introduction to Oxford Libraries.
Presenters: Angela Carritt & Cathy Scutt.
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library

Working with sensitive research data 
Thursday 3rd March, 10.00-12.00
A workshop outlining some of the key principles to bear in mind when working with sensitive or restricted research data obtained from a third party source such as a data archive. This session will also be of interest to those creating data they consider sensitive or confidential who want to know how best to go about it. Examples of scenarios drawn from the research of participants are particularly welcome. The role of support services at Oxford will also be outlined and in particular the role of the Bodleian Data Librarian.
Who is this session for? All DPhil Students and Research Staff.
Presenter: John Southall.
Venue: Social Science Library

Research impact - citation analysis tools
Thursday 3rd March, 14.00-15.30
During this introduction to citation tracking and bibliometrics we will use a range of 'impact factor' tools to find top journals and conferences, count citations and measure the impact of publications and researchers. We will cover Journal Citation Reports, SCImago Journal Rank, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Essential Science Indicators, ORCID and more, and explain how to use each tool and their strengths and weaknesses.
Who is this session for? Current Oxford research postgraduates, researchers, academics, University and Library staff.
Presenters: Karine Barker, Juliet Ralph, Karen Langdon.
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library

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