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Bodleian iSkills

Upcoming workshops for Trinity Term 2017Bodleian iSkills logo

All our workshops and classes are free. However, we do require online booking. Please book online by following the links. If you experience any difficulties booking onto a course, please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

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Workshops by Topic

Searching and finding scholarly materials (general)
Searching and finding scholarly materials (specific subjects)
Materials in special formats (images, manuscripts, maps etc.)
Reference management (RefWorks, Endnote, Zotero, Mendeley)
Research data management
Keeping up to date with the latest research
Measuring impact
Open Access
Copyright

Handouts are uploaded to the Bodleian iSkills Handouts Page

About iSkills

Bodleian iSkills is a series of free information skills workshops designed to help postgraduates and researchers find and make effective use of scholarly publications and other materials.  We cover :

  • Information discovery and searching for scholarly materials
  • Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley, ColWiz and Papers for managing references and formatting footnotes and bibliographies
  • Keeping up to date with new research
  • Measuring research impact 
  • Understanding copyright and looking after your intellectual property
  • Open Access publishing and complying with funder mandates for open access
  • Managing your research data

Where can I view the timetable?  View the timetable by selecting the Workshops by Date tab above.

Who may attend? All members of the University and Bodleian Library Readers. Some individual workshops are designed for particular groups (e.g. postgraduates). Check the individual sessions in the Workshops by Date tab above.

Cost - all iSkills sessions are free.

Booking a place - Booking is essential. Use the online booking links for each session in the Workshops by Date tab above.  When you make your booking, you will be prompted to sign in with your Oxford single sign on (SSO) username.  All current members of Oxford University should have an SSO, but Bodleian Libraries readers who are not current members of Oxford University will not have an SSO.    If you do not have a SSO but would like to attend a course please contact User Education and we will book a place on your behalf.

Handouts - are available from the handouts page after each session.

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Contact us

Find out about iSkills (what it is, who may attend, timetables & booking)

Contact us:

Email: usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Telephone: (01865) (2)72841

Join our mailing list:
email wiser-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk

Visit our blog: Bodleian iSkills Blog

Follow us on Twitter @bodleianskills

Open Access & ORA drop-in sessions across the University

Weekly drop-in sessions to provide face-to-face support and answer all your queries on Open Access, Act on Acceptance and ORA. Weeks 1-8.

Tuesdays 14.30-15.30 - Knowledge Centre Library, Churchill Hospital, 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 (23rd February cancelled)

Fridays 14.00-15.00 - Radcliffe Humanities Building, ask for Hilla Wait.