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  1. 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.

  2. video | Publicly viewable

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

  3. 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.

  4. website | Publicly viewable

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

  5. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  6. 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

  7. article | Publicly viewable

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

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  16. 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

  17. 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.

  18. course pack | Oxford only

    This course is an introduction to Stata

  19. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  20. 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.

  21. article | Publicly viewable

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

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. article | Publicly viewable

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

  26. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  31. 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

  32. 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.

  33. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  34. 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.

  35. article | Publicly viewable

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

  36. software | Publicly viewable

    Atlas.ti is usually used for qualitative analysis, for managing primary data material

  37. learning activity | Publicly viewable

    1 sentence teaser text for the search results list

  38. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  39. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  40. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  41. 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.

  42. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  43. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  44. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. software | Publicly viewable

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

  48. course pack | Oxford only

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

  49. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  50. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  51. 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.

  52. 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.

  53. software | Publicly viewable

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

  54. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  55. video | Oxford only | v. 2007

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

  56. 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.

  57. 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.

  58. 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.

  59. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Matlab is a high-performance language for technical computing.

  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. 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

  63. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. 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.

  67. 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.

  68. video | Oxford only

    An introduction to the basics of Database Design

  69. 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

  70. software | Oxford only

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

  71. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  72. 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.

  73. course pack | Oxford only

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

  74. 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

  75. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  76. 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

  77. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  78. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    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

  79. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  80. 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.

  81. 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.

  82. 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

  83. article | Publicly viewable

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

  84. playlist | Oxford only

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

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. 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

  88. article | Publicly viewable

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

  89. 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.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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)

  93. 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)

  94. software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  100. 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.

  101. 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.

  102. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  103. 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.

  104. 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.

  105. 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.

  106. 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.

  107. 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.

  108. article | Publicly viewable

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

  109. article | Publicly viewable

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

  110. website | Publicly viewable

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

  111. software | Publicly viewable

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

  112. 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.

  113. playlist | Oxford only

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

  114. 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

  115. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  116. 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

  117. 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

  118. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  119. 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.

  120. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  121. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  122. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  123. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  124. 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]

  125. 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]

  126. 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]

  127. software | Publicly viewable | v. X7

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

  128. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  129. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  130. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  131. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  132. 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.

  133. 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.

  134. 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.

  135. article | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  136. website | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  137. course pack | Oxford only

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

  138. 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.

  139. course pack | Oxford only

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

  140. 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

  141. course pack | Oxford only

    This course introduces the SPSS command language, also called syntax

  142. 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.

  143. 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)

  144. course pack | Oxford only

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

  145. 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.

  146. course pack | Oxford only

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

  147. 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.

  148. course pack | Oxford only

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

  149. 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

  150. 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.

  151. 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.

  152. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  153. course pack | Oxford only

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

  154. 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.

  155. 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.

  156. video | Publicly viewable

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

  157. video | Publicly viewable

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

  158. video | Publicly viewable

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

  159. video | Publicly viewable

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

  160. 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.

  161. video | Publicly viewable

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

  162. video | Publicly viewable

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

  163. 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.

  164. on-line course | Publicly viewable

    View tutorials for iWork, direct from Apple.

  165. on-line course | Publicly viewable

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

  166. article | Publicly viewable

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

  167. 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

  168. 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.

  169. 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.

  170. article | Publicly viewable

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

  171. 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.

  172. article | Publicly viewable

    Download a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  173. 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.

  174. article | Publicly viewable

    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.

  175. 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.

  176. website | Publicly viewable

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

  177. 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)

  178. website | Publicly viewable

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

  179. 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

  180. 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.

  181. software | Publicly viewable

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

  182. software | Publicly viewable

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

  183. software | Publicly viewable

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

  184. 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

  185. software | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool

  186. software | Publicly viewable

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

  187. software | Publicly viewable

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

  188. software | Publicly viewable

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

  189. software | Publicly viewable

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

  190. software | Publicly viewable

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

  191. event | Oxford only

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

  192. learning activity | Oxford only

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

  193. 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).

  194. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  195. 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

  196. 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.

  197. 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.

  198. playlist | Oxford only

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

  199. 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.

  200. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  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

    Learn to create Blogs and Web sites using Word Press.

  203. 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.

  204. 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?

  205. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  206. website | Publicly viewable

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

  207. 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.

  208. 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

  209. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the PHP workshop.

  210. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  211. 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.

  212. 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.

  213. 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.

  214. 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

  215. course pack | Oxford only

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

  216. 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

  217. article | Publicly viewable

    Tools to create and work on audio or video

  218. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  219. 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

  220. 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+.

  221. software | Publicly viewable

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

  222. 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

  223. 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.