Trainings for students, staff, researchers

A few good, interesting, and most of all practical trainings from IT services and the Bodleian Libraries.

Digital images: ARTstor, Bridgeman Education, VADS and Archivision for teaching and learning (Wed 11 Feb 14.00-16.00) (wk 4) –  This workshop examines three major digital image collections subscribed to by the University – ARTstor, Bridgeman Education, Archivision (new and on trial) – and a fourth resource, free for educational use, VADS. All of these are geared to research and teaching in the humanities, history of science and medicine, and social sciences. Finding, viewing, presenting and managing images will be covered.

Presenter:  Clare Hills-Nova

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book online

This term the IT Services Research Support team will be offering a number of research data management courses, in conjunction with some of the Academic Divisions.

Introduction to Research Data Management (MPLS Division)
Monday 9  February 2015

1.30pm-4.30pm, Careers Service
A 3-hour course for graduate students and postdoctoral research staff in the MPLS Division, providing an overview of key data management issues.
Further details and booking

Preparing Your Research Material for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Humanities Division)
Monday 23 February 2015

2pm-4pm, IT Services, Banbury Road
A 2-hour course for humanities graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term strategies for the management of data and other research material.
Booking link (please note that this course is restricted to members of the Humanities Division)

Preparing Your Research Data for the Future: What You Can Do Now to Avoid Problems Later (Social Sciences Division)
Monday 2 March 2015

2.30pm-4.30pm, Seminar Room C, Manor Road Building
A 2-hour course for social sciences graduate students and researchers, focusing on long-term data management strategies.
Further details and booking

The Research Support team is also offering courses and events relating to data management as part of this term’s ITLP programme.

Oxford’s Online Research Database Service (ORDS): An introduction

Monday 16 February

2- 4pm, IT Services, Banbury Rd

The Online Research Database Service (ORDS) is a new service for researchers based at the University of Oxford. Developed in-house by IT Services, the ORDS offers researchers a place to host research databases along with online tools to edit and share their data. This course explains what the ORDS can do, and how to use it.

Booking at:

Research Data Management Planning: An Introduction for Researchers

Wednesday 18 February

2pm-3.30pm, IT Services, Banbury Road

An overview of the basics of data management planning, plus a chance to try some online tools for building your own data management plan.

Booking at:

See the Research Support team’s Research data management course listing page for more details of all the courses and talks this term.

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