Finding stuff

Bodleian iSkills is a series of workshops designed for postgraduates and researchers, covering information discovery and searching for scholarly materials, using reference management tools such as RefWorks and Mendeley, keeping up to date with research, measuring research impact, Open Access, and Research Data Management.  These workshops are free, and we run approximately 30 a term. Please see our full timetable for Michaelmas Term at http://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/workshops/workshopsbydate.

Our first session of the term kicks off next week with ‘Finding Stuff’ – scholarly literature for your research. Please follow the link to book online:

Bodleian iSkills: Finding stuff – scholarly literature for your research (Fri 14 Oct 09.15-12.15) Week 1

A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.

Who is this session for?  Postgraduates, researchers and academics.

Presenters: Kate Beeby, Angela Carritt, Isabel McMann

Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

In addition to our iSkills workshops we are running the following:

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, Act on Acceptance and ORA.
These will run from Weeks 1-8 at the following times and venues:

Mondays 10.00-11.30 (except Bank Holidays) – Weston Library, Centre for Digital Scholarship
Tuesdays 14.30-15.30 – Cairns Library, ask for Judith Ames

Wednesdays 14.00-15.00 – Social Science Library, ask for Kate Beeby

Thursdays 11.00-12.00 – Radcliffe Science Library, ask for Juliet Ralph

Keeping up with Bodleian Libraries training opportunities? Why not follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bodleianskills   or visit the Bodleian iSkills blog at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/skills/.

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