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EFL training and workshops

This page is constantly updated throughout the academic year, please keep checking back to see what other courses we have on offer.

Most of our training takes place in the EFL IT Training Room. See the Main Library floorplan for details of how to access this room.


Other relevant training programmes

To view the full programme of WISER and other workshops see: WISER AND OTHER WORKSHOPS

WISER Humanities

These practical workshops are designed to help you find your way around the key resources offered by the Library Services. The workshops are free and will usually take place each lunchtime on Fridays, 12.30-1.30 at OUCS. Book online via the OUCS Course website. Please cancel your place if you cannot attend.

If you would like further information or advice as to which session would be most useful for you, please email

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Making the most of the Bodleian
All sessions are general ones, providing a practical introduction to the Bodleian within the context of the Bodleian Libraries, with hands-on guidance in the use of the online catalogue, the automated stack request system, and the electronic resources accessed through OxLIP+.

Undergraduates and visiting students do not need to attend these sessions, as their timetabled library inductions (even if not held at the Bodleian) will cover the same skills and knowledge.
Making the most of the Bodleian timetable


English undergraduates - Trinity Term 2014 training programme

For FHS Paper 1:

iBard: Using online resources for Shakespeare studies

An interactive session to help you get the most out of electronic full-text and critical resources for Shakespeare, including:

  •  Using electronic editions of Shakespeare to perform thematic searches, to research use of source material, and to check quotations quickly;
  • Finding useful (and high-demand) critical texts and journal articles online.

This information skills session will be held in the IT training room. To book a place on this session, please email:


More classes to be advertised soon.


Postgraduate classes - Trinity Term 2014

Information skills training for postgraduates, TT 2014

WISER: Sources for medievalists

Wk 3: 14:00 - 16:00 Friday 16th May

General overview to a range of e-resources relevant for British and Western European medieval studies: bibliographical databases, biographical/reference tools, web portals and collections of online primary source materials of Anglo-Saxon sources, Greek/Latin texts, chronicles, charters and literary works.

Venue: IT Services. To book a place:



Upcoming WISER workshops and training

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