Research Skills Toolkit for Medical Sciences Division (1)
Course Details and Schedule
"IT and library skills and services for your research"
This free hands-on workshop is an opportunity to learn about a broad range of resources in one time-efficient session. The two-hour session focuses on the skills and tools that will streamline your academic work. You will encounter a variety of online tools and services to support your research. Relevant software, online services and libraries techniques are on offer for you to try out. You will also meet with subject specialists for help and guidance on further training.
Skills Toolkit is an initiative run jointly by the Bodleian Libraries and IT Services.
See below for course schedule
Measuring research impact
Keeping up to date
Finding journal articles
Plagiarism and how to avoid it
EndNote for managing citations
Free software for image manipulation, and more
ORA Oxford Research Archive and copyright
Managing your thesis with Word
Analysing data with Excel pivot tables
First-year higher-degree researchers and students. This session is designed for those in the Medical Sciences Division, although it would interest those from other divisions who are unable to attend their own session/s
No prior knowledge of IT and library tools is assumed, apart from a general familiarity with web browsing and opening/closing computer documents