Friday, 19 February 2010

WISER coming up: Reliable reference sources, keeping up-to-date and reference management

This week's WISER sessions include reliable reference sources, and technology tools for keeping up to date and reference management.  Please book your places:

WISER Beyond Wikipedia: Reliable Reference Sources
When using online reference sources, you need to be confident that the information you are getting is reliable, authoritative, and accurate. This session provides an introduction to some of the scholarly reference sources available via OxLIP+.  
Presenters:Gillian Beattie and Angela Carritt.
Monday 22 February 12.30-1.30.
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WISER Technology Tools: Keeping Up To Date with the Latest Research 
This session will help you to keep up to date with developments in your research field using a range of tools including personal research / interest profiles, email alerting services, RSS feeds and more 
Presenters:  Ljilja Ristic and Angela Carritt.
Date: Thursday 25 February 12.30-2.15.
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WISER Technology Tools: Reference Management
Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication is a chore. Reference management software makes it easy and is worth investigating. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of RefWorks, EndNote and other tools.
Presenters: Roger Mills and others.
Date: Thursday 25 February 2.30-4.30.
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