Course Details and Schedule

The Bodleian Libraries has over 624,000 e-books, with titles in all subject areas, but do you feel confident in finding and using them? This workshop will cover finding e-books and how to use and manipulate them including borrowing entire books, downloading chapters, using them on computers, tablets and other devices and making annotations. Please note that this workshop will focus on finding and using e-versions of books. The subsequent session iSkills-E-Book Readers will look at devices and apps for reading e-books such as Kindle and Nook.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Availability of e-books
  • Finding e-books
  • Using e-books and functionality
Course information
Intended audience Postgraduates, Researchers, Academics, Library Staff and anyone interested in the topic
Prior knowledge Basic familiarity with the Internet/Windows applications.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Standard internet browser
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? See other workshops in the iSkills programme or contact your subject librarian for assistance.
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
1st week Friday 16 October 09:15-10:30 1 0.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road Booking opens September 16th 2015 Email me when booking opens

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.

Frequency: This course runs subject to demand.