iSkills workshops

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 if you wish to attend any of our workshops and are:

  1. an OUH staff member:
  2. have a Bodleian reader card but aren't a member of Oxford University.

Download a full list of all our courses  


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.