Training and workshops at the Social Science Library
The SSL supports the development of transferable research skills by providing a wide range of inter-disciplinary and subject-specific information skills programmes.
Information skills training
The SSL works with the Social Sciences Division to provide a wide range of workshops as part of the research skills and training programme to support social sciences graduate students and researchers. This includes help with searching for and accessing scholarly literature, online information and research data, and guidance on planning and managing the research process.
You may also be interested in our information skills videos: SSL for undergraduates and SSL for postgraduates.
Bodleian iSkills is a more general programme of workshops open to all University members and Bodleian Reader card-holders. Topics include searching for a wide range of scholarly materials, keeping up to date with new research, reference management and bibliometrics.
Training materials archive
- MPhil and DPhil Global and Area Studies, PDF 2MB
- MSc/MPhil Modern South Asian Studies, PDF 2.8MB
- MSc & MPhil Russian and East European Studies, PDF 2.6MB
- Reuters Institute Fellows, PDF 2.1MB
- MSc Migration Studies, PDF 3.7MB
- MSc Economics for Development, PDF 3.7MB
- MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, PDF 3.6MB
- MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy, PDF 3.6MB
- MPhil/DPhil International Development, PDF 3.5MB
- MSc in Financial Economics, PDF 2MB
- MSc, DPhil, PhD for Sociology, PDF 3.7MB
- MSc in Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, PDF 3.1MB
- MSc and MPhil in VMMA, PDF 3.1MB
- MSc and MPhil in Medical Anthropology, PDF 3.1MB
- MSc and MPhil Social Anthropology, PDF 3.1MB
- DPhil Anthropology, PDF 3.1MB
Bodleian Libraries UG Welcome, PDF 5.94MB
- Migration Studies, PDF 3.97MB
- Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, PDF 3.59MB
- Economics for Development, PDF 3.81MB
- Global Governance and Diplomacy, PDF 3.69MB
- International Development, PDF 3.52MB
- Politics and International Relations, PDF 2.79MB
- Modern South Asian Studies, PDF 3.48MB
- Global and Area Studies, PDF 2.43MB
Thesis research skills for undergraduates in economics and politics: