Training from the Bodleian libraries

In Week 6 of Trinity Term Bodleian Libraries will be running the following sessions. Please follow links to book online.

 Bodleian iSkills: Information sources for African Studies (Tuesday 31st May 10:00-11:30) Week 6

This session will introduce key information sources for African Studies. You will be shown useful finding tools to locate relevant material via SOLO and how to search them, as well as important portals and gateways to libraries and archives of online primary texts. There will be time for a brief hands-on.

Who is this session for? Students, researchers and anyone interested in the topic.

Presenters: Lucy McCann; Sarah Rhodes

Venue: Social Science Library, IT Room Ground Floor

Bodleian iSkills: E-books (Wednesday 1st June 9:15-10:30) Week 6  

The Bodleian Libraries has over 624,000 e-books, with titles in all subject areas, but do you feel confident in finding and using them? This workshop will cover finding e-books and how to use and manipulate them.

Who is this session for? Anyone who is interested

Presenters: Hilla Wait, Kat Steiner

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Bodleian iSkills: E-book readers (Wedesday 1 June 10:45-12:15) Week 6  

Reading on E-Book Readers such as Kindle or Nook and using apps for iPad and Android devices is increasingly popular, but how useful are these devices for academic work? This workshop will look at a range of devices and apps on the market and will cover key features to look out for when considering purchase. The workshop will also include an opportunity to try out a range of devices.

Who is this session for? Anyone who is interested

Presenters: Hilla Wait, Kat Steiner

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Bodleian iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries (Thursday 2nd June 14:00-17:00) Week 6  

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, Parks Road

 

Weekly Open Access & ORA drop-in sessions (no need to book) to provide face-to-face support and answer all your queries on Open Access and ORA.

11:30-13:30 every Monday (except Bank Holidays) until 8th Week – Digital Scholarship Centre, Weston Library

16.00-17.00 every Tuesday until 8th Week – The Lounge, Radcliffe Science Library

Digital Scholarship Centre (Weston Library) weekly drop-in sessions (no need to book) every Monday from 25th April to 13th June, except Bank Holidays

  • Digital projects drop-in session 9.30–11.30
  • ORA and ORA Data drop-in session 11.30–13.30
  • Digital coffee afternoons, held in the Visiting Scholars’ Centre 14.00–15.00
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