Course Details and Schedule

This session provides you with tips for searching for research information, along with information on reference management software, data management, and depositing your thesis in ORA.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • How to access library websites and key engineering information portals
  • How to find and search key electronic databases
  • How to develop search strategies to search effectively
  • Where to find full-text journal articles, conference papers, standards, and theses
  • How to export and organise references using reference management software
  • How to set up alerts and keep up-to-date with research
  • What’s available at the RSL: 3D Printing services and more
Course information
Intended audience DPhil students
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information For more information, contact

Course provider: Radcliffe Science Library

What you will need:

No computer is needed. You can bring your own device for note taking (read our guidance first)

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
3rd week Thursday 12 May 15:00-16:00 1 0.00 LR3, Thom Building, Thom Building, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ places available Add to basket

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

Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability.