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    Audacity is a cross-platform, free program for recording and editing sound. This task will show you how to record your own voice using simple and inexpensive equipment.

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    Bibliographical databases allow you to search for papers on your research topic across a range of journals and other resources. These tasks can guide you through databases and citation indexes specific to your subject area.

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    The Web of Science is an online abstracting and indexing database which concentrates on the prestigious high-impact journals. Its strength lies in citation searching. This task will give you a flavour of how you might use the Web of Science in your research.

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    ARTstor includes image collections in archives, libraries, museums, etc., which include many images relevant to archaeological studies

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    Use EndNote to build a library of the papers, books and other text you encounter in your research. EndNote also helps you insert citations to those works into your own word-processed documents and papers.

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    This task will give you a flavour of how Excel might be used to collate and organise data and to carry out calculations and analysis

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    This task will give you a flavour of how Excel can help you examine long lists of data, quickly and easily

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    Find out about conferences in your field and also locate the published papers or proceedings for conferences which have taken place

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    GIMP is a free program that you can use for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring

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    Bibliographical databases are one of the best tools for locating journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays and conference proceedings
    even if you don’t know the authors or article

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    In this task you will explore a modular, subject-based bibliographical database, Oxford Bibliographies On-Line, OBO

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    In this task you will explore the Past Masters collection of primary sources

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    This varied library of on-demand videos will help you develop your IT skills

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    Visit the Lynda.com website and explore the wealth of how-to videos available free for Oxford members

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    Oxford subscribes to almost 50 newspaper collections ranging in period from the 1600s to the present day. In this task, you will try out some searches in a variety of different newspaper collections.

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    Oxford Research Archive, ORA, is a permanent and secure online archive of research output produced by members of the University of Oxford

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    OxLIP+ is Oxford’s dedicated gateway to online resources, covering full text databases, data, images and more. This task will give you a flavour of how to search using OxLIP+.

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    Picasa is a photo management program owned by Google. You can download it for free and use it to organise and edit photos on your computer.

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    PowerPoint allows you to create slides and combine these into a presentation. You can also use PowerPoint for designing conference posters.

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    The ProQuest platform provides access to many databases, including the largest online database of theses and dissertations

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