Monday, 28 January 2008

WISER sessions coming up

WISER General: Managing your references.
Friday, 1 February (week 3),12.30 - 1.30, OUCS, Banbury Road.
Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for inclusion in your thesis or published work can be a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is well worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of different products, including RefWorks and EndNote.
Roger Mills and Judy Reading.
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WISER Humanities: Primary sources online for historians.
Thursday, 7 February (week 4), 12.30 - 1.30, OUCS, Banbury Road.
This session aims to introduce historical primary source materials which are increasingly available online through OxLIP or on the web. Source material to all periods (medieval, early modern and modern) will be covered as well as a fascinating variety of source materials - from chronicles, charters, letters & diaries to historical statistics, surveys and government documents.
Isabel Holowaty.
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WISER General: Keeping up to date.
Friday, 8 February (week 4), 12.30 -1.30, OUCS, Banbury Road.
This session will show you ways of using electronic bibliographic resources to keep up with the literature in your field by creating personal research / interest profiles. You will learn about RSS feeds, email alerts, contents pages services and saved searches.
Katherine Melling and Judy Reading.
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WISER Social Sciences: Online resources for Economics.
Monday 4th February (week 4), 12.30 - 1.30, Social Science Library IT Room, Manor Road.
An overview of full-text, bibliographic, and data resources for economics including: e-journals, e-books, EconLit, ABI/Inform, Business Source Complete, FT.Com and searching for macroeconomic and financial data.
Mark Janes.
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