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)


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.