Tuesday, 15 February 2011
WISER coming up: Finding stuff, Getting information to come to you, Languages and Maps
WISER Finding Stuff (Tuesday 22 February) is a series of four sessions designed to help you find materials for your research and learning in print and online. Attend the whole series or pick and mix the sessions you would like to attend from:
WISER Finding Stuff: Books etc on SOLO (presented by Penny Roberts) - Tuesday 22 Feb 9.15-10.15. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZWA
WISER Finding Stuff: Articles (presented by Kerry Webb) - Tuesday 22 Feb 10.15-11.15. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZW3
WISER Finding Stuff: Theses and Dissertations (presented by Jayne Plant) - Tuesday 23 Feb 11.30-12.30. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZW4
WISER Finding Stuff: Conferences (presented by Sue Bird and James Shaw) - Tuesday 23 Feb 12.30-1.30 http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZW5
You can find more information about WISER Finding stuff on the BodWiser blog at http://tinyurl.com/64cg2wg.
WISER Getting information to come to you (Thursday 24 February 9.15-10.45) - This session will show you how to set up alerts to journals, databases and websites, so that you receive notifications when new content is added. Participants will have the opportunity to set up feed readers and/or email notifications during the session. More information at http://tinyurl.com/6dazcwt. Presenters: Jane Rawson and Penny Schenk. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZD20
WISER: Learning a Modern Language (Thursday 24 February 11.00-12.15) - This session will help you find valuable resources for learning modern languages and make use of the language you are learning in your searches. We will: find tools for non-latin writing systems, search non-English search engines, and use resources offered by Oxford and from referential sites Presenter: Lucile Deslignères. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZD17
WISER Maps and Mapping (Friday 25 February 12.30-1.30) - Many areas of research use spatial data and digital mapping is an ideal way to present it. This presentation will cover both web based resources (online map collections etc) and the digital mapping facilities available in the Bodleian. Presenter: Debbie Hall. This is a repeat of the 11 Feb session. Booking @ http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/itlp/courses/detail/TZF7
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