Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Bodleian iSkills workshops in Weeks 5 and 6

Places are available at the following iSkills workshops, both of which take place at the Social Science Library, Manor Road. To book a place, click on the links below (Single Sign On username and password required). Bodleian Reader's card holders who are not University members can book by emailing the User Education team.

Bodleian iSkills: Discovering and depositing Social Science research data
Thursday 18th February, 14:00-16:00
This session provides an opportunity for doctoral students to learn about using social science data archives to inform their research. It will also outline the workings of the institutional repository recently launched by the University of Oxford: ORA-Data. By the end of the session you will know how to locate and cite data from a range of data archives and have an understanding of the benefits and operation of ORA-Data.
Who is this session for? All DPhil Students and Research Staff in the Social Sciences.
Presenter: John Southall.

Bodleian iSkills: Getting information to come to you
Friday 26th February, 14.30-16.00
Keeping up to date with new research is important but time consuming! This session will show you how to set up automatic alerts so that you are notified about new articles and other publications and when key web sites are updated. Participants will have the opportunity to set up RSS feed readers and/or email notifications during the session.
Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenter: Helen Matthews and Helen Worrell.

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