Course Details and Schedule

A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Effective literature searching
  • Finding monographs and other scholarly items in Oxford Libraries using SOLO
  • Searching for journal articles using subject databases
  • Searching for journal articles using scholarly search engines
  • Searching for theses and dissertations from around the World using Proquest and eTHos
  • Searching for theses from Oxford University using SOLO and ORA
  • Searching for conference papers: Proquest, OCLC and more
Course information
Intended audience Postgraduate students, researchers and academics.
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
Further information See other workshops in the iSkills programme or contact your subject librarian for assistance.

Taught using: N/A

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
2nd week Thursday 5 May 09:30-12:30 1 0.00 Social Science Library, Manor Road Building, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ places available Add to basket

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

Frequency: Every term.