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Engineering: Training

Subjects: Engineering, Patents

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For subject-related enquiries, please contact your subject librarian, Alessandra Vetrugno.

Workshops news


Training at the RSL

Scheduled sessions HT 2017-2018:

REMS CDT Students:
Wednesday 24th January 11am – 12.30pm – Finding Research information – RSL Training Room

Engineering DPhil students:
Friday 16th February 12noon–1pm - Research Impact and Open Access - RSL Training Room

The complete program of RSL Training is available here:

Consultation service for students and research staff

1-1 service
If you need help with finding resources for your research topic, need advice on Open Access, or more in general want to find out how the RSL can help, please email Alessandra Vetrugno at to arrange a 1-1 meeting.

Drop-in service
In addition to arranged meetings, I am available every Thursday from 11am to 12noon for drop-in sessions. If you need help and wish to talk to me, just ask for me at the Main Enquiry Desk.

Bodleian iSkills


Bodleian iskills workshops are a varied series of training courses which run throughout each term. Topics covered include:

  • Information discovery & searching for scholarly materials
  • Using Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero and Mendeley
  • Using the library catalogue.
  • Accessing e-books and journals.
  • Citations and Bibliometrics.
  • Tools for finding journals, maps, theses, conference proceedings and other types of documents.

Find out more and book places at

IT Skills Training

The University of Oxford IT Services provide an extensive range of training courses. These include sessions on -

  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office products
  • Using statistics packages
  • Programming and operating systems
  • Working with digital sound, images and multimedia

Many courses are available free of charge or include a small administration fee. Courses can be booked and managed on-line. IT services have a complete Course Catalogue.

Subject Librarian

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Alessandra Vetrugno
Radcliffe Science Library
Parks Road
+44 (0)1865 272817

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