The Bodleian iSkills workshops develop your skills in information discovery and scholarly communications, covering a variety of resources across a wide range of disciplines. They are primarily aimed at University of Oxford students and staff and, for particular workshops, Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) staff.
Our workshops cover:
- Information discovery and searching for scholarly materials
- Endnote, RefWorks, Zotero and Mendeley for managing references and formatting footnotes and bibliographies
- Keeping up to date with new research
- Measuring research impact
- Understanding copyright and looking after your intellectual property
- Open Access publishing and complying with funder mandates for open access
- Managing your research data
Find a workshop
Workshops run throughout term.
Browse and book on to our current live available workshops below. Single Sign-On (SSO) is required to book a course.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to attend any of our workshops and are:
- an OUH staff member:
- have a Bodleian reader card but aren't a member of Oxford University.
Workshop handouts and materials
Browse our workshop handouts, materials, recorded webinars and video tutorials for a course you may have already taken:
For questions and enquiries about Bodleian iSkills contact:
Information Skills Office
Telephone: 01865 (2)72841
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Subject specific workshops
Several subjects and divisions run their own dedicated training for students.
- History Faculty Information Skills Programme
For History Faculty students, but members of other faculties can attend with prior arrangement
- Law Library Research Classes
For law students, but students and researchers from other faculties can attend
- Medical Sciences Research & Skills Training
For anyone doing research in the Medical Sciences Division and OUH staff (unless otherwise stated)
- Modern Languages Information Skills Training
For members of the faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
- Social Sciences Research and Skills Training
For graduate students in the Social Sciences Division