Hilary and Trinity Term 2019

Research Information Training
This is a series of short courses run by science subject librarians. The training programme is designed to provide support to students and staff undertaking research. Courses follow the research cycle and should help you identify, plan, gather, evaluate and manage research information.

Hilary Term 2019

Computer Science

Cyber Security CDT 2nd Year Students
Research Impact
Tuesday 8 January, 11am-12noon, RSL Training Room
Contact: alessandra.vetrugno@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Engineering

REMS CDT Students
Finding Research Information
Monday 28 January, 10-11.30am, RSL Training Room
Contact: alessandra.vetrugno@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Environmental Science

NERC Environmental Research DTP students
Information Skills
Monday 4 February, 10am–1pm, RSL Training Room
Contact: oliver.bridle@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

Mathematics

Finding Research Information for Mathematical Finance
Monday 7 January, 10-11am, RSL Training Room
Contact: ljilja.ristic@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Trinity Term 2019

Biology

Literature Searching for your Dissertation or Thesis
Thursday 13 June, 10-11am, RSL Training Room
Audience: Postgraduate students in life sciences, biology and related subjects.
Having problems finding papers and books for your literature review or thesis introduction? Unsure where to start your literature research? Getting swamped by irrelevant papers and books in your literature searches?This session will provide practical advice and steps you can take to help find the papers, articles and books to support your thesis or dissertation. The session will cover:
- The most useful databases for researching the biology literature
- How to improve your search strategy
- Techniques to filter and refine your search results
- Where to look for specialist and hard-to-find material
- Getting your literature organised using reference management software
Contact: oliver.bridle@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Chemistry

Finding Research Information for Chemistry
Wednesday 15 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Contact: ljilja.ristic@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Reference Management: EndNote and EndNote Online
Thursday 23 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Contact: ljilja.ristic@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Computer Science

Finding Research Information for DPhil Students and Research Staff
Tuesday 14 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Session topics:
- Where to find subject-specific resources, from open tools to bibliographic databases
- Keeping up-to-date with latest research
- Saving and managing your references
- Overview of available support with Open Access and research data management, VR and 3D printing

Choosing Your Reference Management Software for DPhil Students and Research Staff
Thursday 30 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Session topics:
- Overview on how reference management works
- Guidelines for choosing a specific reference management software according to your needs
- Adding and organising references, adding citations to documents, and creating bibliographies
- Hands-on activities with four different software packages (Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, and EndNote)

Bespoke sessions for all Computer Science students and research staff
Please contact Alessandra at alessandra.vetrugno@bodleian.ox.ac.uk if you would like to arrange a bespoke session tailored to your needs. Sessions are for individuals or small research groups and can be held at the RSL or at the Computer Science Department.

Session topics include:
- In-depth literature searching
- Organising your references
- Publishing Open Access
- Managing your research data
- Measuring the impact of research
- Keeping up-to-date with latest publications
- Knowing more about RSL services such as VR and 3D printing

Engineering Science

Finding Research Information for DPhil Students and Research Staff
Tuesday 14 May, 12noon-1pm, RSL Training Room
Session topics:
- Where to find subject-specific resources, from open tools to bibliographic databases
- Keeping up-to-date with latest research
- Saving and managing your references
- Overview of available support with Open Access and research data management, VR and 3D printing

Choosing Your Reference Management Software for DPhil Students and Research Staff
Thursday 30 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Session topics:
- Overview on how reference management works
- Guidelines for choosing a specific reference management software according to your needs
- Adding and organising references, adding citations to documents, and creating bibliographies
- Hands-on activities with four different software packages (Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, and EndNote)

Bespoke sessions for all Engineering Science students and research staff
Please contact Alessandra at alessandra.vetrugno@bodleian.ox.ac.uk if you would like to arrange a bespoke session tailored to your needs. Sessions are for individuals or small research groups and can be held at the RSL or at Engineering Department sites.
Session topics include:
- In-depth literature searching
- Organising your references
- Publishing Open Access
- Managing your research data
- Measuring the impact of research
- Keeping up-to-date with latest publications
- Knowing more about RSL services such as VR and 3D printing

Physics

Finding Research Information for Physics
Friday 17 May, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Contact ljilja.ristic@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Physical Sciences

Patent Information
Wednesday 5 June, 2-3pm, RSL Training Room
Contact ljilja.ristic@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

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