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494 resource(s) found!
  1. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course, delivered as a whole day session, will give you a comprehensive introduction to Linux

  2. learning pathway | Publicly viewable

    Preparing a paper, creating a presentation and designing a poster for a conference can all be daunting activities, but by planning ahead and getting some basic skills, the process can run more smoothly. The IT Learning Programme has courses that will give you all the skills.

  3. learning pathway | Publicly viewable

    Relational databases can provide a powerful way of managing your data, and there is a wide range of learning material available to help you learn to use it. Our databases teacher suggests pathways to lead you through the resources you need.

  4. playlist | Oxford only

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

  5. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A first look at EndNote - an app for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  6. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    Get your research reading properly organised, collecting papers, PDFs and references and citing them in your own work

  7. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A strength of the EndNote app is the ability to devise your own output styles: learn to to control the behaviour of citations, footnotes and bibliographies in your academic documents

  8. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    A boot-camp providing an in-depth opportunity to get to know EndNote - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  9. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    Read about some interesting options that you can choose, if your EndNote citations are in footnotes

  10. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    You can control the punctuation that appears in your citations, footnotes and bibliographies - read about how to do this using EndNote

  11. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    You can control the way that page numbers appear in your citations and footnotes - read about how to do this using EndNote

  12. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    You can control many aspects of the way that your citations, footnotes and bibliographies appear - read about how to do this using EndNote

  13. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    You can control the appearance of your bibliographies - read about how to do this using EndNote

  14. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    EndNote maintains lists of the keywords, authors' names and journal names previously used. Read this article to find out how to manage term lists.

  15. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    Exercises in this course ask you to visit certain websites. Clickable web addresses are given here, so that you can go directly to them.

  16. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    EndNote can connect to the CrossRef service - get the updated connection file

  17. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    In citing an article, you may be required to give the name of the journal in full, or using a standard abbreviation. Read how to manage this effectively.

  18. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    Read about how to use EndNote to create multiple bibliographies, such as for separate chapters or for primary and secondary sources

  19. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

    An in-depth opportunity to get to know EndNote - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  20. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

    A first look at EndNote - an app for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies

  21. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

    Once you have an EndNote library set up, learn how to keep it well organised

  22. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

    Learn to to control the behaviour of citations, footnotes and bibliographies in your academic documents

  23. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    A first look at EndNote - a tool for storing and managing references and creating bibliographies
    [note this is not a current course]

  24. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    More advanced work on building and customising a library of references (to follow the Up & Running course)
    [note this is not a current course]

  25. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    More advanced work on controlling the way that EndNote's in-text citations, footnote citations and bibliographies appear in a Word document (to follow the Up & Running course)
    [note this is not a current course]

  26. article | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    How to rescue an EndNote desktop library, and refresh the EndNote Online library to synchronise.

  27. article | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    EndNote is widely used with Microsoft Word, but it can be used with a range of other word-processors with Windows or Mac OS or LaTeX. Read about working with other word-processors.

  28. article | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    EndNote is widely used with Microsoft Word, but it can be used with a range of other word-processors. Read the steps for setting up and working with LibreOffice Writer.

  29. article | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    Pages is a word-processor for Mac, which can work with EndNote using a plugin. Read the steps for setting up and working with Pages.

  30. software | Publicly viewable | v. X7

    Find out about the EndNote software and how to get a copy

  31. on-line course | Publicly viewable | v. Windows 8

    Learn how to get around your PC. An online tutorial from Microsoft shows you around this version of Windows.

  32. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the techniques covered by the InDesign: Introduction course to help you create professional documents, brochures and other printed publications.

  33. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files will use Adobe Dreamweaver to show you how to add simple interactivity on your web pages and include multimedia such as flash animation and audio. We will also take a brief look at what multimedia features HTML5 makes available to us.

  34. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of InDesign, one of the leading Desk Top Publishing (DTP) applications.

  35. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    This course book and related exercise files show you how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) within Dreamweaver to add styling and layout to your web pages.

  36. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    This course follows on from Illustrator: An introduction and focuses on Illustrator's creative tools. You will work with advanced tools and techniques allowing you to create more sophisticated illustrations.

  37. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    Photoshop is the industry standard software package for digital image manipulation. This session will cover working with digital photographs that have been transferred to your computer. You will be introduced to a model workflow for image manipulation and correction.

  38. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    Dreamweaver is one of the most popular website authoring tools. This course book and related exercises introduce you to the Dreamweaver development environment and shows you how to create a simple web site.

  39. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS6

    In this session you will be introduced to the fundamental tools and features of Photoshop, including working with layers and selections.

  40. video | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    Learn how to design your pages using a grid layout

  41. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. CS5

    Even small web sites can become difficult to maintain and keep up to date. This course book and related exercise files show how the tools in Dreamweaver can be used to help with the management of your page content, and the site as a whole.

  42. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    Photoshop is the industry standard software package for digital image manipulation. This session will cover working with digital photographs that have been transferred to your computer. You will be introduced to a model workflow for image manipulation and correction.

  43. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the techniques covered by the InDesign: Introduction course to help you create professional documents, brochures and other printed publications.

  44. course pack | Oxford only | v. CS5

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of InDesign, one of the leading Desk Top Publishing (DTP) applications.

  45. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 9

    This course book and related exercise files introduce you to the basic features of NVivo 9, one of the leading qualitative data analysis applications.

  46. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    The course covers a number of techniques for analysing data using filters to narrow down the data and sorting to arrange it. The course provides and opportunity to learn about presenting data visually using charts

  47. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Try out a variety of ways to make your database easy and efficient for people to work in, both when entering data and when analysing results

  48. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to create spreadsheets that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable.

  49. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This is an advanced course in working with large data sets and producing pivot tables to summarise information. It provides a detailed look at the uses for pivot tables and producing graphs from them.

  50. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build the essential structure of a relational database, using Access

  51. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to create spreadsheets that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable (old version of this course)

  52. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This session provides an introduction to statistical functionality in Excel where you will learn how to use various tools to perform a core set of statistical operations including mean, standard deviation, frequency, goodness of fit, t tests, ANOVA, correlation and regression and then display the results in charts such as histograms. 

  53. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Use Word to carry out a mail merge - sending a standard letter to many recipients, with personalised content. A hands-on course for administrative support staff.

  54. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    "Word de-mystified": this course provides you with key skills to master Word beyond the everyday level

  55. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Covering techniques for working with complex documents such as reports and theses, and for assembling multiple chapters into a book, using Word 2013.

  56. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    A short course introducing the Nexus service for Outlook users. The course will use the web version of Nexus (OWA) and the Outlook email client specifically.

  57. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course covers special aspects of Word which will help you create and manage your thesis or similar large, formal documents.

  58. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    "Word de-mystified": This course provides you with key skills to master Word 2013 beyond the everyday level. A range of time-saving techniques are covered, for creating a well-structured document that is easy to revise and manage.

  59. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This one-day course will provide an introduction to MS Project 2013.

  60. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn techniques for working with complex documents such as reports and theses, and for assembling multiple chapters into a book.

  61. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build a user interface consisting of a set of forms, clearly laid out and helpfully formatted, along with tools for easy and quick navigation, using Access

  62. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to select and arrange data from your database, and present it using reports

  63. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    The exercise files used on the course, the slides and the coursebook.

  64. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    An exploration of techniques that can be used to help identify and avoid errors in Excel worksheets. The course includes advice on the design of new Excel solutions. It is run in a workshop style and participants are encouraged to discuss their own work and raise issues.

  65. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course shows you how to build the essential structure of a relational database (using Access as an example)

  66. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course covers a variety of techniques for manipulating and analysing the data in a relational database, using Access

  67. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Working with different types of large data sets producing PivotTables to summarise data. Using the features in PivotTables to enable you to create Reports, Slicers, Calculated Fields as well as Grouping and Sorting data.

  68. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session shows you how to use Excel’s lookup functions to retrieve only the results that you need from spreadsheet tables of any size.

  69. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session shows how to include graphs effectively in a report or a research paper, providing guidance on which charts to use and how to use them to convey messages clearly and effectively.

  70. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    A hands-on activity session to grow your confidence in devising and checking formulae in a spreadsheet

  71. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This is an advanced course in using Excel's analytical tools

  72. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This course takes you through the process of exploring and understanding a working database (using Access as an example)

  73. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    In this boot-camp you will discover how Word’s powerful tools work together to save you time

  74. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Learn to build queries to investigate and interpret your data, and try out a variety of techniques for manipulating and analysing your data in a relational database

  75. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    This boot camp prepares you for designing, creating and using a relational database

  76. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to Access 2013 from earlier versions of Access.

  77. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to Excel 2013 from earlier versions of Excel.

  78. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to Outlook 2013 from earlier versions of Outlook.

  79. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to PowerPoint 2013 from earlier versions of PowerPoint.

  80. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch these videos to make the switch to Office 2013 from earlier versions of Office.

  81. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Watch this video to make the switch to Word 2013 from earlier versions of Word.

  82. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    Some suggestions for working with images in a database, and how to display the images with each record.

  83. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This course covers techniques for working with complex documents such as reports and theses, and for assembling multiple chapters into a book.

  84. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    If you need to build, plan or revise a database, this is the course. You will create tables with fields and a range of useful properties, learn about relationships between tables, create and manage them.

  85. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This boot camp prepares you for designing, creating and using a relational database

  86. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Videos to help you create useful and workable reports in a database

  87. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Some clips to show the wordprocessor's functionality in a formal document setting

  88. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This course covers a variety of techniques for manipulating and analysing your data in a relational database

  89. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This course is an introduction to using VBA in Access. VBA is a powerful programming language that can be used to add functionaility to your databases.

  90. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This course is an introduction to using VBA in Excel. VBA is a powerful programming language that can be used to add functionaility to your spreadsheets.

  91. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: learn to create spreadsheets that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable.

  92. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: you will work with different types of large data sets to produce pivot tables to summarise data.

  93. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Excel skills to be comfortable with before attending this course and suggested post-course study to consolidate your learning.

  94. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    If you are new to Microsoft Office, here is an opportunity to get your skills started in Word, Excel, and Office.
    With a series of videos, you can follow the simple step-by-step instructions, working at your own pace.

  95. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Essential Excel skills to be comfortable with before attending this course.

  96. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Essential Excel skills to be comfortable with before attending this course.

  97. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session provides guidance on which charts to use in both administrative and research situations and how to use them to convey messages clearly and effectively.

  98. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: grow your confidence in devising and checking formulae in a spreadsheet

  99. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    For people who have to take over an existing database, and plan how they will adapt it for future use

  100. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This course shows you a variety of ways to make your database easy and efficient for people to work in, both when entering data and when analysing results

  101. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    In this boot-camp you will discover how Word’s powerful tools work together to save you time

  102. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    "Word de-mystified": This course provides you with key skills to master Word beyond the everyday level.

  103. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2011

    As a data analysis tool it is hard to see past pivot tables. Learn how easy it is to create multiple views, calculated fields and items just by dragging and dropping. Want to create a pivot chart from an external data source or filter data with Slicers? Easy.

  104. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Analysing your data across multiple worksheets and workbooks? It couldn't be easier using 3-D referencing. Perhaps you want to collaborate with others? Find out how to protect your workbooks or even lock some areas, to keep the data secure and prevent accidental edits. Want to learn some advanced charting features and how to create histograms? Learn how to do all this and more.

  105. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Mail merge allows the easy creation of personalized form letters, emails, etc. This course will cover the process from start to finish.

  106. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    This is an advanced course in working with large data sets and producing pivot tables to summarise information. It provides a detailed look at the uses for pivot tables and producing graphs from them.

  107. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    How do you filter, summarise and subtotal large lists of data? With this course you will learn all about advanced filtering, database and other advanced functions to answer the question. Want to do some "what-if-analysis"? Want to find out how to create dynamic models that instantly recalculate when related cell values change? How do you analyse external data? Learn to use some of the more advanced tools in Excel and get the answers to these questions and much more.

  108. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    This module shows how to make effective use of graphics in your documents. The graphics may already exist as images (JPEGs, GIFs) or you can create simple graphics and diagrams directly. You will also learn how to create charts and data tables using the Excel features that are available in Word 2010.

  109. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Prepare an application that successfully marries the desired information within your CV, covering letter and your online presence, using Word 2010.

  110. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This module is about poster design. It emphasises how the design process should be approached in PowerPoint, but there is much that is also applicable in other tools.

  111. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This introductory course covers some basic statistical concepts and is intended for staff who need to use statisitical information in their work but may also be useful for research staff who want to refresh their knowledge of simple statistics

  112. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This is an advanced course in using Excel's analytical tools

  113. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the basic skills that you already have in using PowerPoint to help you create effective presentations. The book is arranged as '10 principles' that address different aspects of presentation design, and can be used as a guide for creating new presentations, or enlivening existing ones.

  114. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Using Word, Excel and Outlook together, to send personalised emails to a list of recipients

  115. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Covering some aspects of Excel that puzzle users, including frequency distribution, arrays dynamic charts. Move beyond macros to VBA coding.

  116. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2010

    As a data analysis tool it is hard to see past pivot tables. Learn how easy it is to create multiple views, calculated fields and items just by dragging and dropping.

  117. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    This article explains how to create a Word document where users can only type/edit in areas that you have chosen.

    An alternative to building a form, this simple method gives a document where users can format their own text as they prefer.

  118. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Ways to protect your data against accidental or malicious mis-editing, or to conceal it from unauthorised view

  119. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Checklist of where the PowerPoint commands have gone, in version 2010; presented in an Excel workbook.

  120. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Checklist of where the Word commands have gone, in version 2010; presented in an Excel workbook.

  121. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Checklist of where the Excel commands have gone, in version 2010; presented in an Excel workbook.

  122. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    If you prefer to type keystrokes, as a way of controlling Word, this useful article lists the keystrokes you can use in Word

  123. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Learn where to save your custom templates, and where to look to find the important Normal template (separate guide for using Word with Windows7 or with Mac Mountain Lion OS7).

  124. website | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    Brief tutorials and tips for Access users, builders and designers.

  125. website | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

    The Office 2010 ribbon, common to all of the Office 2010 applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook, is quite different from the menus available in previous Office versions. Discover some interactive guides that will help you track down your most-used menu options in the new ribbon.

  126. software | Oxford only | v. 2010

    Find out about Nexus, Oxford's email service. Through Nexus you can also get access to a calendar, address book, and to-do-list. You can share your Nexus folders (calendar, email, contacts etc) with other Nexus users.

  127. video | Oxford only | v. 2007

    Watch videos to learn about pivot tables and see how they are made

  128. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 10

    This course pack will provide an introduction to the basic functions of NVivo 10 through exercises in preparing, managing and analysing qualitative data.

  129. course pack | Oxford only

    Perl is a stable, cross platform programming language that is used in many computer systems around the world for web programming, database manipulation, text processing, and system administration. This course will cover the basics of the language.

  130. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  131. course pack | Publicly viewable

    You can dramatically improve the videos you take with a mobile phone, with a few tips and tricks from the professionals

  132. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Scribus is a free, open source desktop publishing application that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. It is emminently suitable for creating posters, leaflets and brochures, and booklets up to about a hundred pages or so. This course book uses Scribus to introduce you to the main concepts of desktop publishing.

  133. course pack | Publicly viewable

    My Study Bar is a free 'floating toolbar to support literacy' (Eduapps.org).

  134. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will first learn some simple command line programming with basic flow control in Java, then move on to see how these programming concepts relate directly to real life objects

  135. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This module is about poster design. It emphasises how the design process should be approached in PowerPoint, but there is much that is also applicable in other tools.

  136. course pack | Publicly viewable

    If you've ever wondered how to turn your video footage into a polished short film with titles, transitions and background music, come along and find out how easy it is to do on a Mac with iMovie! Learn the basic editing skills to produce a wide variety of projects to suit your needs.

  137. course pack | Publicly viewable

    These course notes and exercises build on your basic knowledge of GIMP from the Digital Images: GIMP Introduction course. GIMP is a free cross-platform image manipulation program. It has a similar feature set to Adobe Photoshop.

  138. course pack | Oxford only

    This overview offers a comprehensive introduction to the iLife suite and covers all the applications within. The course emphasises the intuitive nature of the suite, and the way iLife works collaboratively with media to achieve results that consistently deliver professional standards

  139. course pack | Publicly viewable

    If you are managing a database project, you need an understanding of how relational databases work

  140. course pack | Publicly viewable

    A brief introduction to key assistive technology and apps that might help you to work and study more efficiently.

  141. course pack | Oxford only

    This four-session course covers the map-making aspects of ArcGIS Desktop and introduces its analytical functionality. Powerful and relatively complex, Desktop is the industry standard for geographic information systems (GIS) software. ArcGIS Explorer is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data. It is typically used for making maps and performing spatial analysis.

  142. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will learn how to capture and record entire or selected screen activity as a demonstration video. You will also learn how to add images, captions and sound to the video. When your video is complete you will undoubtedly want to share it with colleagues, friends, family and the world. You will learn how to do this by loading your video to the YouTube video-sharing website.

  143. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This is a statistical concepts course, an ideas course, a think-in-pictures course.

  144. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world

  145. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Interactive whiteboards (sometimes called 'Smart Boards' after Smart Technologies product) can be a valuable teaching tool, but they are often perceived as being yet another technology to get to grips with.

  146. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Matlab is a high-performance language for technical computing.

  147. course pack | Oxford only

    This course introduces the SPSS command language, also called syntax

  148. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This is the course book that accompanies the Programming Concepts course. The course is for those with no programming experience who either want/need to take one of our programming courses, or who are just curious about some of the concepts involved in programming.

  149. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching illustrations? Do you have data that needs to be clearly presented?

  150. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching (or any interest!) to a global audience and is now essential in promoting yourself professionally to the outside world. This 3-hour workshop offers a comprehensive introduction to online presence and also gives a supported environment for you to plan, create, and add to your own projects.

  151. course pack | Oxford only

    Do you really need to find out which Disney princess you are? Find out about the fraudulent attacks and scams that are rife in the social media world.

  152. course pack | Oxford only

    Can anything of academic value ever be said in just 140 characters? This session explores the relevance of Twitter to university teaching, research and engagement activities. Find out how to get started, grow your following, and hone your tweeting style to maximise your impact.

  153. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course will teach you the basics of producing and shooting a professional-looking short video.

  154. course pack | Oxford only

    The University's WebEx service helps you collaborate in real time, at your desk, with colleagues around the world. Learn to use WebEx's Meeting Center to share presentations and collaborate on documents.

  155. course pack | Oxford only

    You’ve never been more at risk! Get some practical help with setting strong passwords, and then looking after them.

  156. course pack | Publicly viewable

    HTML, what's that? This is a beginners' class in creating simple web pages. You will learn how best to organise your content for readability and accessibility. You will also learn how to add simple styles to web pages to improve their presentation.

  157. course pack | Oxford only

    ArcGIS Explorer is a free, basic and easy-to-use geographic information system (GIS). GIS is used for making maps and performing spatial queries and analysis. While the functionality of Explorer is very limited, and probably inadequate for many university-level users, it is taught here as an important stepping stone to the more complex and powerful ArcGIS Desktop.

  158. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Basic introduction to HTML & CSS.

  159. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Make your own animations! Flash does not require programming skills and is easy to learn. In this introductory module we will show you how to create your own animations using Flash, a perfect tool for creating interactive and animated websites to support your teaching and research.

  160. course pack | Oxford only

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching images?

  161. course pack | Oxford only

    Keeping track of all the information used in the course of a research project can be time consuming, difficult, or just plain dull. This course aims to help you identify the way of organising material that works best for you, and to outline some strategies for doing this as painlessly as possible.

  162. course pack | Oxford only

    Would you go out and leave your house or car unlocked… so why take the risk with your confidential information?

  163. course pack | Oxford only

    Use the WebLearn Surveys tools to design and administer free surveys online. Resulting data can be downloaded or viewed in PDF format.

  164. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Your online presence should be current and fresh and you should be reaching out to a targeted audience to introduce your work to your peers. This course follows on from the Online Presence: Introductory workshop to further develop the strategies needed to maintain and increase your online presence.

  165. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers intermediate-level skills in working in ArcGIS Explorer. Explorer is a basic and easy-to-use desktop geographic information system (GIS) that is free to download. It is part of the ArcGIS software range, which also includes web-based and mobile GIS, as well as the much more powerful ArcGIS Desktop. GIS is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data. It is typically used for making maps and performing spatial analysis.

  166. course pack | Oxford only

    WebLearn is a web-based Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides tools to support teaching and learning, assessment, collaboration, communication and sharing of resources.

  167. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Basic introduction to HTML & CSS.

  168. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Digital images are a valuable part of your research and presentations, sometimes critically so. This session introduces you to some of the key issues that you need to be aware of when sourcing, adapting and using them. Although the focus is the use of images in an academic context, the ideas covered are equally relevant to your personal image collections.

  169. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course will cover basic concepts in exploratory data analysis and statistical modelling using R.

  170. course pack | Oxford only

    C++ is one of the most popular and powerful programming languages. This two day course introduces you to the important elements of the language, taking you to a point where you will have the skills needed to write your own simple but useful programs, and make modifications to existing programs. Although delivered using Microsoft Visual C++, the skills are applicable to all C++ development environments.

  171. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Inkscape is a free cross-platform program used for creating illustrations such as diagrams, technical drawings, maps and logos. It has similar features to Illustrator. It produces vector-based graphics which can be scaled without losing quality making them ideal for printed documents.

  172. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This multi-session course will help you learn how to design, build, test, debug, and experiment with agent-based models

  173. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn how to quickly get started creating videos to explain anything.

  174. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Structured Query Language (SQL) is a programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system. This course is a follow-up to the introductory course, covering several advanced MySQL concepts.

  175. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Keeping track of your references and formatting them correctly for your thesis or publication can be a chore. This introductory session gives an overview of how it works and the pros and cons of some tools available.

  176. course pack | Oxford only

    Podcasting is a method of distributing digital media over the Internet via subscription, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

  177. course pack | Oxford only

    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the Mac operating system (currently Mountain Lion) and how to navigate it. Core security settings are discussed and you should feel confident in starting to use a Mac for your day-to-day computing needs after attending this course.

  178. course pack | Oxford only

    PHP is a widely used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.

  179. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers the fundamentals of working in MapInfo. MapInfo is a geographical information system (GIS) that is very popular among entry-level users due to its low cost and ease of use. GIS is software that is designed to store, query, analyse, process and visualise spatial data.

  180. course pack | Oxford only

    This course provides you with the skills to create a professional-looking document using the free OpenOffice Writer word processing software. A series of time-saving techniques are covered, for creating a well-structured document that is easy to revise and manage.

  181. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This session will tell you what a data management plan is and give you the opportunity to try some useful online tools for building one.

  182. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Audacity is a free, cross-platform, audio-editing application. It can be used to create digital audio material suitable for a course, a podcast or on a website. In this module you will learn how to use Audacity to record, manipulate and save a sound file.

  183. course pack | Oxford only

    This course will give you a comprehensive introduction to Linux (the open source operating system).

  184. course pack | Oxford only

    Introduction to Blockly, a generic, visual interface for building code algorithms that can then be translated into several popular programming languages. Aimed at those who have attended the Programming: Concepts course (either version).

  185. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching 3D visuals?

  186. course pack | Oxford only

    MapInfo is a geographic information system (GIS) that is very popular among entry-level users due to its low cost and ease of use. GIS is software that is designed to store, query, analyse, process, and visualise spatial data.

  187. course pack | Oxford only

    This one-day course introduces the concept of regression and then extends this to multiple regression using practical, real examples.

  188. course pack | Oxford only

    This course will introduce some software and online tools to make the process easier and more efficient

  189. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Podcasting is a method of distributing multimedia files (such as audio programs or music videos) over the Internet, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

  190. course pack | Oxford only

    In this course you will learn how to use Adobe Captivate to create quizzes to assess student learning using a series of graded questions. The result from the quiz is immediately returned to the user and passed to a Google form allowing all results to be analysed online.

  191. course pack | Oxford only

    The aim of this course is to help you make more informed decisions when setting up your camera to take photographs.

  192. course pack | Oxford only

    This course follows 'LaTeX: Introduction' and aims to introduce more advanced techniques such as managing longer documents, creating slideshows, exploring packages and solving problems.

  193. course pack | Oxford only

    Learn about producing documents in PDF (Portable Document Format), a universal file format that preserves all of the fonts and layout of the original document. We will first learn how PDF files are created and look at formatting and manipulation of PDFs. We will then discuss annotating PDFs and completing PDF forms.

  194. course pack | Oxford only

    This course is an introduction to Stata

  195. course pack | Oxford only

    This course introduces some aspects of discovery, creation, and use of digital images.

  196. course pack | Oxford only

    Does your research paper or departmental web site need eye-catching 3D visuals?

  197. course pack | Oxford only

    This session covers techniques for working with raster imagery, such as printed or scanned maps or aerial photography. The relationship between image (i.e. pixel) coordinates and geographic coordinates will be explained, and students will be shown how to 'geo-reference' raster images. The session will also cover several approaches to extracting spatial data from raster images. Finally, the session will cover how an image processor (e.g. Photoshop, PaintShop Pro) can be used to prepare rasters for display in GIS.

  198. course pack | Oxford only

    This course covers many of the most commonly used and most useful commands for more complex (and more realistic) data manipulation and analysis

  199. course pack | Oxford only

    ORDS (the Online Research Database Service) is a place to host your research databases, and provides a set of online tools to manage that data.

  200. course pack | Publicly viewable

    SketchUp is a simple yet powerful 3D modelling program. This session covers how to perfect your modelling with advanced techniques.

  201. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to use HTML to create Web Pages that are efficient, easy to understand and reliable, with the open source editor "BlueFish"

  202. course pack | Publicly viewable

    XML is a popular markup language with vocabularies for encoding a wide variety of digital text and other data. It is widely used in, for example, the markup of digitised manuscripts and other documents to enable you to carry out detailed research usual in accordance with the TEI (Text Encoding Initiative) guidelines.

  203. course pack | Oxford only

    C++ is one of the most popular and powerful programming languages.

  204. course pack | Oxford only

    The Hierarchical File Server (HFS) is a university-wide backup service, open to all postgraduates and all staff. This course will give you an introduction to backing up your data to the HFS, using Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) software.

  205. course pack | Oxford only

    LaTeX is a document preparation system that produces far better-looking output than any word processor.
    LaTeX is ideal for producing well-structured documents particularly those containing scientific formulae, mathematical proofs or computer programs, without getting bogged down in design.

  206. course pack | Oxford only

    Creating an online presence can open up your research and teaching to a global audience and introduce your work to peer groups from other major institutions. A strong presence can also help with funding opportunities and career planning. This module introduces the topic and highlights concerns and opportunities that creating your own presence will bring to light. You will be given an opportunity to plan and create the beginnings of your online presence in the safe environment of a supported course.

  207. course pack | Oxford only

    This module covers a number of key areas in Stata. You will learn about the analysis of survey data and how to make graphs. How to perform common statistical analyses is also covered, although the emphasis is on the Stata commands and interpretation of output rather than on teaching statistics.

  208. course pack | Oxford only

    The aim of the course is to develop core statistical skills for interpreting clinical and epidemiological data. The course will enable participants to develop the skills needed to analyse data for their own research projects.

  209. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course covers the basic concepts of SQL, a programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system

  210. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course book and related exercise files builds on the basic skills that you already have in using PowerPoint to help you create effective presentations. The book describes the presentation creation 'journey' from planning to delivery. It is accompanied by a presentation that can be used as an ideas source, and a collection of open-ended exercises for you to try.

  211. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to create Blogs and Web sites using Word Press.

  212. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course takes you through the workflow for creating professional publications using a desktop publishing tool such as InDesign or Scribus.

  213. course pack | Publicly viewable

    LaTeX is a document preparation system that produces far better-looking output than any word processor.

  214. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This one-day, practical, hands-on course will introduce you to simple techniques to help you with conducting an interview and being interviewed, for print, audio and video.

  215. course pack | Oxford only

    This one-hour session is aimed at postgraduate students to increase awareness of plagiarism and Turnitin, including interpreting a Turnitin report.

  216. course pack | Publicly viewable

    A one-day workshop to introduce those researching in the fields of history and archaeology to working with computerised databases.

  217. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to add styles and layouts to your web pages using CSS.

  218. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This short course covers the core skills required for a budding R user to develop a strong foundation for data analysis in the RStudio environment.

  219. course pack | Oxford only

    JavaScript (JS) is a client-side scripting language capable of dynamically modifying web content within an internet browser. This course introduces you to language fundamentals, the most popular JS libraries, and provides real-world examples in AJAX, jQuery, and dynamic CSS.

  220. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course covers basic concepts in exploratory data analysis and statistical modelling using R

  221. course pack | Oxford only

    “First to mind when asked what ‘the cloud’ is, a majority respond it’s either an actual cloud, the sky, or something related to weather.” - Citrix Cloud Survey Guide (August 2012)

  222. course pack | Oxford only

    An introduction to using some of the more advanced data manipulation commands in Stata including commands which are commonly used within programs. The course also covers the basic commands required to write your own programs in Stata.

  223. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This course takes you through the steps you need to design a good relational database, from concept to implementation

  224. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This workshop will provide an introduction to the basic functions of NVivo 10 through hands-on exercises in preparing, managing and analysing qualitative data.

  225. course pack | Oxford only

    SketchUp is a simple yet powerful 3D modelling program. This advanced session covers materials, i.e. the textures that are applied to the surfaces of a 3D model.

  226. course pack | Oxford only

    Sometimes the easiest way to get someone’s password is to ask for it, and the criminals know this!

  227. course pack | Publicly viewable

    A practical introduction to the creation of a video

  228. course pack | Publicly viewable

    GIMP is a free cross-platform image manipulation program. It has a similar feature set to Adobe Photoshop. This course is an introduction to the tool.

  229. course pack | Oxford only

    If you are new to web browsing, this self-study unit will help you to use popular aspects of the internet.

  230. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Data management plans (DMPs) are becoming an increasingly important aspect of research - many funding bodies now require one as part of a grant application.

  231. course pack | Oxford only

    A quick overview for staff members and researchers on how to design and deliver surveys via WebLearn.

  232. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch videos that help you think about how you could use a blog in your work

  233. video | Publicly viewable

    Learn how to use Facebook with instructions such as how to join, how to establish your profile, and how to add friends

  234. video | Publicly viewable

    A trailer for the Oxford Open Spires project, which builds upon the Oxford on iTunes U podcasting service

  235. video | Publicly viewable

    Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps online

  236. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch a video about this tool which helps you study textbooks and papers by making notes

  237. video | Publicly viewable

    Flickr is a way to share photographs: watch videos and learn how to use it efficiently

  238. video | Publicly viewable

    A video illustrating some key issues in research data management – and why these matter

  239. video | Publicly viewable

    Some suggestions on how to use an iPad for research and academic work

  240. video | Publicly viewable

    View video tutorials online for some useful tips and tricks for using EndNote to manage your research reading and to format your citations and bibliographies.

  241. video | Publicly viewable

    Free online tutorials to help university students develop their Internet research skills.

  242. video | Oxford only

    An introduction to the basics of Database Design

  243. video | Publicly viewable

    What RefWorks is and why it might be useful - a series of video tutorials

  244. video | Publicly viewable

    A free reference manager and academic social network. Watch a video about how Mendeley can help your research.

  245. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch videos about how brainstorming (mind mapping, concept mapping) can help you to conceptualize your thoughts and give them some form

  246. video | Publicly viewable

    This course shows you the basic workflow involved in editing video on a computer to make a finished project. You will learn how to create a sequence from video footage that is edited and to add text, transitions, music and effects where appropriate to create a project that meets your needs.

  247. video | Publicly viewable

    A short video that explains why you might want to learn about  Google Tag Manager

  248. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch a video showing how A.nnotate allows you to annotate documents online

  249. video | Publicly viewable

    Delicious is a free online social bookmarking service. Watch a video about how to save, manage, and share bookmarks/favourites

  250. video | Oxford only

    Watch this video for an introduction to digital photography

  251. video | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool - watch videos about how to use it

  252. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch a video about using Google Docs, an application from Google that allows registered users to work on and store their documents online

  253. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    View tutorials for iWork, direct from Apple.

  254. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps online

  255. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    FileMaker Pro is easy to use database software for the Mac, Windows and other platforms - watch videos to get started

  256. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    Follow step-by-step tutorials about the popular screen capture software

  257. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    Follow tutorials about this tool for recording onscreen activity

  258. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    A free interactive course covering key research data management issues, designed for doctoral students and anyone else planning a project using digital data.

  259. on-line course | Oxford only

    What does being an entrepreneur in the academic context involve? Are you suited to commercial entrepreneurial activity?

  260. on-line course | Oxford only

    Thinking in a systematic, yet creative, manner about raising the resources you need to start a new venture

  261. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    GIMP is a free program for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring; watch helpful videos to get you started

  262. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    The Journal Citation Report ranks sets of journals in science and social science by measuring the frequency of citation of their articles. This tutorial will help you understand journal citation reports.

  263. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    Learn to use GarageBand, a program from Apple for creating music or podcasts

  264. on-line course | Oxford only

    This on-line skills course for members of Oxford University provides an introduction to the issues surrounding plagiarism

  265. on-line course | Oxford only

    Understanding why and how entrepreneurial opportunities arise and how to evaluate ideas

  266. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    Did you know about all the other functions that Google offers, to help you find the resources you need? Try these tutorials to learn more effective searching.

  267. on-line course | Oxford only

    An introduction to good practice in research, including links to related University of Oxford policy and guidance.

  268. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    This is an on-line self-study course for the popular Python programming language: in it you will be guided and supported by an experienced programmer. It starts with a one-hour overview in the classroom, and then approximately 3-4 hours each week following the course on-line over the next 5 weeks.

  269. on-line course | Oxford only

    A series of online courses were previously licensed for University of Oxford users

  270. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    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.

  271. article | Publicly viewable

    An online area where participants exchange their views and opinions on a given topic by posting messages

  272. article | Publicly viewable

    Some output styles that you may like to try, if you are experimenting with the appearance of a document.

  273. article | Oxford only

    Different file sharing services have different sets of functions and what you can do will vary between them.

  274. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about research impact and its importance in your work

  275. article | Publicly viewable

    Used to best effect, bibliographic software like EndNote can be a powerful information management tool. This article discusses the value of using bibliographic software in your research.

  276. article | Publicly viewable

    Things you can check if you find that EndNote and Word won't play nicely together.

  277. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about some common ways of acquiring research data, and some things to keep in mind as you do this

  278. article | Publicly viewable

    Some tips from our teachers, for effective working with Word.

  279. article | Publicly viewable

    An article to help you explore the subject of research integrity across a range of areas

  280. article | Publicly viewable

    Download a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  281. article | Publicly viewable

    Organising your research material can be tremendously helpful. Read this article to explore different organising systems and their pros and cons to find one best suited for you.

  282. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about keeping your EndNote software updated

  283. article | Publicly viewable

    This paper compares EndNote, RefWorks and (more briefly) Zotero, when used for managing and citing legal works using the OSCOLA referencing style

  284. article | Publicly viewable

    The main legal citation style in the UK is the Oxford Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA). A corresponding output style can be downloaded and included in EndNote's repertoire of styles.

  285. article | Publicly viewable

    Think about ways of keeping track of the different versions of a document as it is repeatedly revised

  286. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways you can make information about yourself and your work available online - plus some pitfalls to watch out for

  287. article | Publicly viewable

    Here are some tips from our teachers, for effective working with Twitter.

  288. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about options to adjust the behaviour of the MHRA footnote citation style

  289. article | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographic software allows you to organise a personal database of the books, journals, and other works relevant to your research. This article compares the features of four popular choices: EndNote, RefWorks, Zotero, and Mendeley.

  290. article | Publicly viewable

    If your research involves making use of structured data, using a database might help you. This article explores a few different tools for managing this type of data.

  291. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about the settings you need, and the steps to import a reference directly from Google Scholarinto your EndNote library

  292. article | Publicly viewable

    The process of searching, reading, thinking and writing about the academic literature, which will inform and enable you to craft a well-written text

  293. article | Publicly viewable

    Some resources for your professional development

  294. article | Publicly viewable

    Naming your files accurately and clearly can save you time when searching for documents later, and avoid confusion.

  295. article | Publicly viewable

    Your research data may well be a valuable resource in itself, so you may wish to consider sharing or archiving it

  296. article | Publicly viewable

    EndNote for Windows comes with a set of Word document templates. Learn how to use these to create a paper for one of the well-known academic journals.

  297. article | Oxford only

    An EndNote style file that you can download and use with documents for Oxford University.

  298. article | Oxford only

    email at Oxford is known as Nexus

  299. article | Oxford only

    Resources for developing your IT skills further

  300. article | Publicly viewable

    It is important to analyse your research question so you can design a plan for how you are going to approach the research.

  301. article | Publicly viewable

    A relational database is a means of storing, manipulating, and analysing structured data that represents the relationship between items. Learn about how they work, and how design a database, sort data and create forms.

  302. article | Publicly viewable

    Keeping up to date with new publications, research and news in your fields is a vital but time consuming task. RSS feeds can help by sending information to you automatically.

  303. article | Publicly viewable

    If part of your EndNote library gets lost or corrupted, there is a chance you can recover the library.
    Read the steps - and resolve to keep backup copies from now on!

  304. article | Publicly viewable

    An article that helps you think about structuring your research data and ensuring that it's properly documented

  305. article | Publicly viewable

    Anyone can set up a free EndNote Basic account online. But if you later install the full desktop version of EndNote, you can upgrade your online account for better features, more storage etc.

  306. article | Publicly viewable

    Notes can be taken in many different formats. Each method has advantages and disadvantages: you need to find what fits best with your working practices.

  307. article | Publicly viewable

    Choosing a suitable reference type will mean that relevant field names are shown, and the citation will be formatted appropriately. While many references are journal articles, books, etc, EndNote has plenty of more specialist types for you to use.

  308. article | Publicly viewable

    You do this in your thesis and published papers, of course, but there are many other ways you can share your results.

  309. article | Publicly viewable

    Shortcuts on the desktop or Start menu can save you time. They can also be used within your file structure, as an aid to organising your material. Instead of duplicating documents which seem to belong in more than one category, use shortcuts: the file stays in one location, but you can also open it from elsewhere.

  310. article | Publicly viewable

    There’s no single right or wrong way to organise your research material – it’s a question of finding what works for you. Read about a variety of approaches and think about how you will apply them in your research.

  311. article | Publicly viewable

    Keeping up to date with new publications and papers in your research area is a vital but time consuming task, particularly as you approach your submission date. Setting up database alerts, RSS feeds and saved searches so that new papers and other materials come to you, makes it much easier.

  312. article | Publicly viewable

    You can add a field which notes the date when the record was last edited

  313. article | Publicly viewable

    How to make sure you keep (and can find) all the variety of information you gather during your research

  314. article | Publicly viewable

    If you regularly work on multiple computers, a file synchronisation (or ‘syncing’) service can ensure you always have the latest version of all your material

  315. article | Publicly viewable

    A brief introduction to Programming Style - some things to consider when choosing layout, naming variables, and adding comments to your programs.

  316. article | Oxford only

    To find journal articles, papers and other materials in your research field you will need to use bibliographic databases

  317. article | Publicly viewable

    A note outlining the steps to take, when importing references directly from the PubMed website into your EndNote library

  318. article | Publicly viewable

    Tools to create and work on audio or video

  319. article | Publicly viewable

    A mailing list is a convenient way to send messages to a group of people. There are lists for different purposes and groups. You may be added to some lists automatically - such as a list for your college or course - and there are others that you choose to join.

  320. article | Publicly viewable

    Finding published and unpublished materials such as articles, papers, books, theses and primary research materials to support your research

  321. article | Oxford only

    You can download some connection files which have been configured specifically for users who are members of Oxford University.

  322. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  323. article | Oxford only

    EndNote has a Find Full Text tool which can seek the full text of a paper or journal article, typically as a PDF file. Some settings are given here, which can help.

  324. article | Publicly viewable

    Once you have gathered your data or your information, you have to analyse it. You have to decide what kind of analysis you are going to perform (often more than one kind) and select the most useful tools and methods for this.

  325. article | Oxford only

    Locating books and journals for your research can be trickier than you might think.

  326. article | Publicly viewable

    In synthesising your research, you combine your thoughts, results and conclusions with references and illustrations and write it up in a suitable format

  327. website | Publicly viewable

    View eDemos, resources and tutorials for NVivo, direct from the supplier.

  328. website | Publicly viewable

    Some Microsoft movies and demos on aspects of creating and using databases

  329. website | Publicly viewable

    View the IT Services webpage for information about WebEx, a web conferencing service.

  330. website | Publicly viewable

    View the IT Services webpage for information about getting started with Nexus at Oxford.

  331. website | Publicly viewable

    JournalTOCS provides tables of contents of over 24,000 academic journals and allows you to set up RSS feeds or email alerts for new articles in your favourite journals

  332. website | Publicly viewable

    This 'free' downloadable book is written by Mark Wood, a freelance Apple Certified Trainer who occassionally teaches Aperture, Apple's professional photography application, as part of the IT Learning Programme.

  333. website | Publicly viewable

    Have you ever wondered how to cite a television advert? Or what about an extract from a DVD? Do you ever need to provide advice to students or contributors about how to reference audiovisual content within their own work?

  334. website | Publicly viewable

    This 'free' downloadable book is written by Mark Wood, a freelance Apple Certified Trainer who occassionally teaches Aperture, Apple's professional photography application, as part of the IT Learning Programme.

  335. website | Publicly viewable

    This 'free' downloadable book is written by Mark Wood, a freelance Apple Certified Trainer who occassionally teaches Aperture, Apple's professional photography application, as part of the IT Learning Programme.

  336. website | Publicly viewable

    Not all versions of EndNote work with all versions of operating systems. Read about requirements for Windows and/or MacOS with EndNote.

  337. website | Publicly viewable

    A key tool for finding materials in UK research libraries

  338. website | Publicly viewable

    BBHI is a comprehensive guide to historical writing about the history of Britain, Ireland, and relations with the empire and Commonwealth

  339. website | Publicly viewable

    A series of videos, webinars and code examples to help you get the most out of MATLAB.

  340. website | Publicly viewable

    The leading bibliographical database for finding scholarly materials in history

  341. website | Publicly viewable

    Visit the Research Data Oxford website provided by the University's Research Services.

  342. website | Oxford only

    The University of Oxford Careers Service provides careers information and services to undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and recruiters

  343. website | Publicly viewable

    Information you need to make an informed decision about using social media in your academic work

  344. website | Publicly viewable

    The Journal Citation Reports rank the most influential journals in Science and Social Sciences using impact factors

  345. website | Publicly viewable

    Dyabola is a near-comprehensive bibliographical database of the literature of classical archaeology from 1956 onwards

  346. website | Publicly viewable

    OxLIP+ is Oxford’s gateway to e-journals, databases and other online resources

  347. website | Publicly viewable

    Download quick-start guides for RefWorks, directly from the RefWorks website.

  348. website | Oxford only

    Explore the functionality of the full text digital library of Ancient Greek documents, using TLG or Thesaurus Linguae Graecae.

  349. website | Publicly viewable

    A major literature searching database in Science, Medicine and Social Sciences, Scopus can also be used to measure impact using citation data

  350. website | Oxford only

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

  351. website | Publicly viewable

    SOLO is the principal search and discovery tool for Oxford Libraries

  352. website | Publicly viewable

    A major literature searching database in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities, Web of Science can also be used to measure impact using citation data

  353. website | Publicly viewable

    View the online manual and tutorials: a direct link to the EndNote website

  354. website | Publicly viewable

    Researchers have a huge amount to gain from engaging with social media in various aspects of their work

  355. website | Publicly viewable

    View information about podcasting at Oxford University.

  356. website | Publicly viewable

    WorldCat brings together Library catalogues from across the world

  357. website | Publicly viewable

    The Bodleian Libraries provide help and guidance with the use of ArcGIS. Some resources are available here in the portfolio (search for arcGIS for example)

  358. website | Oxford only

    This site provides information, tools, videos and guidance for students about plagiarism and the use of Turnitin.

  359. software | Publicly viewable

    SPSS is a program used by many non-statisticians for simple to moderately advanced data analysis. It is among the most widely used programs for statistical analysis in the social sciences. SPSS was formerly known as PASW.

  360. software | Publicly viewable

    Audacity is a free open-source program for recording and editing sounds.

  361. software | Publicly viewable

    With Google Earth installed, you can view satellite images, maps and more not only from all over the world but also under the oceans and in outer space

  362. software | Publicly viewable

    Bubbl.us is a free web application which you can use to create mind maps online

  363. software | Publicly viewable

    View the IT Learning Programme web page for information about the learning resources available for different Microsoft Office versions.

  364. software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  365. software | Publicly viewable

    FileMaker Pro is easy to use database software for the Mac, Windows and other platforms

  366. software | Publicly viewable

    Google Scholar is a search engine for scholarly material such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, pre-prints, abstracts, and technical reports

  367. software | Publicly viewable

    Tool which helps you study textbooks and papers by making notes on your reading

  368. software | Publicly viewable

    Use RefWorks to build a library of papers, books and other materials, insert in-text citations and footnotes and build bibliographies

  369. software | Publicly viewable

    Flickr is a way to share photographs: you can choose whether your pictures are visible to anyone or only to those you offer access and you can also decide to what extent others may use your photos

  370. software | Oxford only

    Keep your data safe and protect it from being corrupted or accidentally deleted, using Oxford's free HFS service

  371. software | Publicly viewable

    Bamboo DiRT is a tool, service, and collection registry of digital research tools for scholarly use.

  372. software | Publicly viewable

    Popular screen capture software

  373. software | Publicly viewable

    iLife is a set of applications for working with multimedia (images, audio, video) on Mac/Apple computers

  374. software | Publicly viewable

    Microsoft Office Access is a relational database management system. You can use it for data which is too complex to be modelled using Excel spreadsheets.

  375. software | Publicly viewable

    FreeMind is free mindmapping software

  376. software | Publicly viewable

    iTunesU is where educational institutions provide their own audio and visual material - lectures, talks and interviews

  377. software | Publicly viewable

    Mendeley describes itself as "a free reference manager and academic social network"

  378. software | Publicly viewable

    A tool you can use for recording onscreen activity

  379. software | Publicly viewable

    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.

  380. software | Oxford only

    Use Free Studio to convert video and audio files between different formats and upload and download them to your computer or mobile device

  381. software | Publicly viewable

    Use Keynote to create slides and combine these into a presentation (using a Mac)

  382. software | Publicly viewable

    LaTeX is a typesetting system, most often used for technical or scientific documents

  383. software | Publicly viewable

    Download a tool to help you choose which software to use, for your database project

  384. software | Publicly viewable

    ATLAS.ti is a workbench for the qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data. It offers a variety of features and advanced analysis tools for analysing, coding, and visualising a wide range of qualitative data (e.g., text, image, video, audio, geo-data, and Twitter data).

     

  385. software | Publicly viewable

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

  386. software | Publicly viewable

    LifeGuide is software that researchers and therapists can use to create, use, and evaluate internet-based behavioural interventions

  387. software | Publicly viewable

    4shared is an online storage facility where registered users can store their text, audio, video, photo, and other files

  388. software | Publicly viewable

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

  389. software | Publicly viewable

    GarageBand is a program from Apple for creating music or podcasts

  390. software | Publicly viewable

    LinkedIn is a social networking site for business contacts

  391. software | Publicly viewable

    AllMyNotes Organizer is a personal information management application

  392. software | Publicly viewable

    citeulike is a free service for storing, organising and sharing the papers you are reading

  393. software | Publicly viewable

    Use Animoto to create promotional-style videos of images, video-clips, and music

  394. software | Publicly viewable

    Brainstorming (mind mapping, concept mapping) can help you to conceptualize your thoughts and give them some form

  395. software | Publicly viewable

    Did you know about all the other functions that Google offers, to help you find the resources you need?

  396. software | Publicly viewable

    A.nnotate allows you to upload and annotate documents including PDFs

  397. software | Publicly viewable

    Stay up to date with the latest patches and updates, direct from the EndNote company.

  398. software | Publicly viewable

    An open source version control system that can be used for document management

  399. software | Publicly viewable

    Delicious is a free online social bookmarking service which allows you to save, manage, and share bookmarks (also called Favourites)

  400. software | Oxford only

    Mobile Oxford "mox" m.ox.ac.uk is a service run for students and staff at the University of Oxford as well as the general public. You can access it on your mobile device or as a website on your computer.

  401. software | Publicly viewable

    Excel is a well-known spreadsheet application. Use it to collate and organise data, to carry out calculations and analysis, and to create graphs.

  402. software | Publicly viewable

    A web-based tool where scientists can publish and share their workflows and experiments plans

  403. software | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool

  404. software | Oxford only

    Microsoft Office 365 for Students: student copies of Office 365 Pro Plus are now available free of charge for Oxford University members

  405. software | Publicly viewable

    Google Docs is an application from Google that allows registered users to work on and store their documents online

  406. software | Publicly viewable

    With a blog you can publish what you want to say online in a quick and simple way, using text, sound, images, video

  407. software | Publicly viewable

    View the website for R, a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

  408. software | Publicly viewable

    By logging into Facebook one can use chat tools, discussion boards, image galleries etc. Think how you could use Facebook in your academic context.

  409. event | Oxford only

    Hands-on sessions where graduate researchers are invited to try out some tools and services to support their work.

  410. event | Oxford only

    At this hands-on session, graduate researchers in Medical Science are invited to try out some IT and library skills and services to support their work.

  411. event | Oxford only

    At this hands-on session, graduate researchers in the Humanities are invited to try out some IT and library skills and services to support their work.

  412. event | Oxford only

    At this hands-on session, graduate researchers in Social Science are invited to try out some IT and library skills and services to support their work.

  413. event | Oxford only

    At this hands-on session, graduate researchers in Maths, Physical and Life Sciences are invited to try out some IT and library skills and services to support their work.

  414. event | Publicly viewable

    Wikipedia edit-a-thon: create or improve Wikipedia articles about women scientists and their achievements.

    This event is part of a series of events hosted by IT Services and the Bodleian Libraries to celebrate the bicentenary of Ada Lovelace, the first computer programmer.

  415. learning activity | Publicly viewable

    1 sentence teaser text for the search results list

  416. learning activity | Oxford only

    This is an on-line self-study course for the popular Python programming language.
    The teacher writes some notes about the way the course runs, and some things to think about before you commit to taking the course.

  417. learning activity | Oxford only

    This one-day course introduces the concept of regression and then extends this to multiple regression using practical, real examples.

  418. learning activity | Publicly viewable

    This activity should be read before you come along on the JavaScript or PHP taught courses. It is also relevant to many other programming languages.

  419. learning activity | Publicly viewable

    An integrated activity for practising a range of database skills on relational databases - try out the methods and techniques you have learnt from ITLC database courses (using Access).

  420. learning activity | Oxford only

    This document will show you how to sign up for an Educational Prezi account.

  421. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographical databases are one of the best ways of locating journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays and conference proceedings - explore the Bibliography of Asian Studies, one of the most important databases for South Asian studies

  422. hands-on task | Oxford only

    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.

  423. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographical databases are one of the best ways of locating journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays and conference proceedings - explore one of the most important Chinese ones: CAJ China Academic Journals

  424. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  425. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  426. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    SPSS is a program used by many non-statisticians for simple to moderately advanced data analysis. It is among the most widely used programs for statistical analysis in the social sciences. SPSS was formerly known as PASW.

  427. hands-on task | Oxford only

    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.

  428. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  429. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    In this task you will explore the subject-based bibliographical databases hosted by EBSCO

  430. hands-on task | Oxford only

    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+.

  431. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  432. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  433. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    This task will give you a flavour of how you might use the OECD iLibrary data

  434. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Citation indexes allow you find items which have cited a particular work or author by analysing the bibliographies of books and articles

  435. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    This task will give you a flavour of how RefWorks can be used to cite those references into your own word-processed documents and papers, and to automatically assemble bibliographies.

  436. hands-on task | Oxford only

    This task will show you how to use SOLO (Search Oxford Libraries Online) to search the print and electronic collections of the Bodleian Libraries and many College and other libraries associated with the University of Oxford, OxLIP+, the ORA and the Bodleian's Allegro catalogues

  437. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    In this task you will explore the Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR), a searchable library of publications of site reports of excavations in the region

  438. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    PubMed doesn’t cover every medical journal. If you want to do a comprehensive literature search you need to use other bibliographic databases too

  439. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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.

  440. hands-on task | Oxford only

    WebLearn is Oxford University’s VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), sometimes called a learning platform. These tasks will show you how to edit content in WebLearn, including upload images and creating surveys.

  441. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  442. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  443. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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.

  444. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    This task will give you a flavour of how you might use the Online Egyptological Bibliography (OEB) to search for Egyptology materials in a extensively curated database

  445. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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.

  446. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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.

  447. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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

  448. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    First time using this site? This hands-on task leads you through some features of the site, especially the course on Avoiding Plagiarism

  449. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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

  450. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Microsoft Office Word is a word processing program with many advanced functions that will save researchers time.

  451. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    This task will give you a flavour of how you might use the Otzar haHochma and the RAMBI to locate early modern and modern printed books as well as canonical Jewish texts

  452. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  453. hands-on task | Oxford only

    WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services, containing references for approximately 1.5 billion items from thousands of libraries worldwide.

  454. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographical databases are one of the best ways of locating journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays and conference proceedings - try some key databases for Arabic and Islamic Studies

  455. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    The Journal Citation Report rank sets of journals in science and social science by measuring the frequency of citation of their articles. In this task you will use find Journal Impact factors and learn about the h-index, a personal impact factor.

  456. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  457. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographical databases are good tools for locating journal articles, book reviews, collections of essays and conference proceedings because they allow you to keyword search thousands of journals and other sources simultaneously

  458. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Alerting services allow you to receive notifications of new publications by email or by RSS feed

  459. hands-on task | Oxford only

    Explore the functionality of the full text digital library of Ancient Greek documents, TLG or Thesaurus Linguae Graecae.

  460. playlist | Oxford only

    some clips to introduce the Audacity interface

  461. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the Images workshop

  462. playlist | Oxford only

    Clips to help you plan a short film project.

  463. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the presentations workshop

  464. playlist | Oxford only

    You will learn to organise your data with a good relational database design, from concept to implementation.

  465. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlists for a workshop covering the modelling of 3D environments.

  466. playlist | Oxford only

    clips to help introduce the 3 day filming project we will undertake

  467. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos after the workshop to help your knowledge: these courses will help you put into practice what has been discussed and practiced in class today

  468. playlist | Oxford only

    Clips to introduce mobile filming.

  469. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos after the workshop to help your knowledge: these courses will help you put into practice what has been discussed and practiced in class today

  470. playlist | Oxford only

    clips on interview skills to help you prepare for this course.

  471. playlist | Oxford only

    Some videos to introduce ideas around online presence.

  472. playlist | Oxford only

    The activities below will prepare you for the workshop 'Flipped learning and live audience preparation. We strongly recommend that you browse the following links BEFORE attending the workshop.

  473. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlists for a workshop covering the workflow for managing digital images.

  474. playlist | Oxford only

    This on-line video-based course introduces some key ideas that you will find useful when preparing content for your website. The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

  475. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the posters workshop

  476. playlist | Oxford only

    These playlists (one for each part of the workshop) will prepare you for learning the basics of using the NVivo qualitative analysis application.

  477. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlists for a workshop covering the workflow for managing digital illustrations.

  478. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlist for Matlab is a high-performance language for technical computing. This course provides a working introduction to the Matlab technical computing environment. Themes of data analysis, visualization, and programming are explored throughout the course.

  479. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: Using HTML to create an online presence

  480. playlist | Oxford only

    This playlist will help you prepare for this workshop.

  481. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: Enhance your online presence using CSS.

  482. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the PHP workshop.

  483. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the workshop: Create an online presence with WordPress.

  484. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlists for a workshop covering the modelling of 3D objects.

  485. playlist | Oxford only

    This online course compares the three editions of Adobe Acobat XI, and gives an overview of what you can do with the tool. It demonstrates the basics of working with PDFs: how to create, combine, edit, export, and review documents. It also shows how PDFs integrate with Microsoft Office applications and introduces the basics of working with forms. This course takes approximately 2 hours to complete.

  486. playlist | Oxford only

    This playlist will prepare you for the workshop "Programming: Starting to think like a programmer".

    You are strongly advised to watch the playlist ahead of the course. After the course you may like to visit the Post-course playlist.

  487. playlist | Publicly viewable

    ATLAS.ti is a workbench for the qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data. It offers a variety of features and advanced analysis tools for analysing, coding, and visualising a wide range of qualitative data (e.g., text, image, video, audio, geo-data, and Twitter data).

  488. playlist | Oxford only

  489. playlist | Oxford only

  490. playlist | Oxford only

    Some video clips to help orientation with the Audacity interface.

  491. playlist | Oxford only

    Some video clips to help orientation with the iMovie interface.

  492. playlist | Oxford only

    An introductory list of clips for Audacity

  493. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the Scribus workshop

  494. playlist | Oxford only

    This playlist will help you prepare for the Usability: Do it yourself  workshop. We strongly advise you to watch the videos in advance of the workshopso that you gain the maximum benefit from the activities. You can watch the videos in more than one sitting if you prefer.