Bodleian iSkills workshops - week 5

12 February 2015

The Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on finding scholarly materials and reference management in week 5.

Bodleian iSkills: Finding Stuff Scholarly Literature for your Research
Tuesday 17 February 2015, 2-5pm

A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers and academics

Presenters: Joanne Edwards, Craig Finlay and Helen Worrell
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Find out more and book your place for iSkills: Finding Stuff


Bodleian iSkills: Tech Tools Reference Management
Wednesday 18 February 2015, 2.15-5pm

Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote, Zotero, ColWiz and Mendeley.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.

Presenters: Oliver Bridle, Kelly Schultz, Sophie Staves, Steve Albury and Angela Carritt
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Find out more and book your place for iSkills: Tech Tools


RefWorks for Sciences and Social Sciences
Friday 20 February 2015, 9.15am-12.15pm

RefWorks is an online tool which allows you to manage your citations/references, insert them into your work as footnotes or intext citations, automatically generate bibliographies and easily switch between citation styles. This introduction is open to all but the section on importing references will focus on Science/Social Science examples.

Who is this session for? Postgraduates, researchers, academics and undergraduates wishing to use reference management software.

Presenters: Nia Roberts and Gigi Horsfield
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road

Find out more and book your place for iSkills: RefWorks


Questions? - Please contact usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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