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Engineering: Training

Subjects: Engineering, Patents

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General Queries

If you need help using the Radcliffe Science Library, please contact us with your question. Useful information such as opening times and details of the library's location can be found on the RSL website.

Tel: +44 1865 272 800

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

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 online meeting.


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
+44 (0)1865 272817
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