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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries

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Bodleian iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries

An introduction to Oxford Libraries including guidance on which libraries to use; finding and using books, journals and other materials in print and online; and making the most of Library services. This workshop will help you settle into searching for literature at Oxford with confidence.

Objectives - By the end of the session you will be able to

  •  Find out which libraries are most relevant to your topic and study requirements
  • Use SOLO to find printed and online books, journals and other materials
  • Use Databases A-Z
  • Use LibGuides to find key resources for your subject
  • Access help and advice from the libraries on searching, current awareness, reference management, open access, research data management and more.

Intended Audience: All Oxford Library users

Dates and booking

Next date TBA Social Science Library, Information Skills Training Room > Booking now closed


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Presenters:  Alan Brown; Helen Bond; Rachel Childs

Format:  Presentation with practical exercises

What you will need? A computer will be provided. If you prefer to bring your own laptop, please read our guidance notes.

Related courses:

Other workshops in the iSkills series