data management

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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. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This module 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.

  3. course pack | Publicly viewable

    This session provides a non-technical introduction to the basic principles and mechanics underlying work in any computer language and gives general guidance in what to look for when evaluating project proposals and coding progress.

  4. video | Publicly viewable

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

  5. website | Publicly viewable

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

  6. 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.

  7. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This session provides an introduction to effective tools and techniques for planning, creating and maintaining spreadsheets. It shows you how to find and solve existing errors as well as introducing procedures that prevent new errors arising. The session also explains how to evaluate and “tame” a spreadsheet that you inherit so that you can deploy it effectively.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. course pack | Oxford only

    This course is an introduction to Stata

  11. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  12. hands-on task | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  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. hands-on task | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

    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

  15. 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.

  16. 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

  17. article | Publicly viewable

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

  18. 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.

  19. course pack | Oxford only

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

  20. 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.

  21. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  22. article | Publicly viewable

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

  23. article | Publicly viewable

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

  24. 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

  25. 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.

  26. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  27. software | Publicly viewable

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

  28. article | Publicly viewable

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

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  32. 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.

  33. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  34. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  39. software | Publicly viewable

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

  40. software | Publicly viewable

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

  41. software | Publicly viewable | v. X7

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

  42. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  43. 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.

  44. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  45. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  46. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  47. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  48. software | Publicly viewable

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

  49. 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

  50. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  56. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  57. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  58. 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.

  59. 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

  60. 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.

  61. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  62. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  63. 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]

  64. 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]

  65. 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]

  66. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  67. 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)

  68. 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.

  69. video | Publicly viewable

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

  70. video | Publicly viewable

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

  71. on-line course | Publicly viewable

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

  72. 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

  73. article | Publicly viewable

    Download a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  74. 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.

  75. 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.

  76. 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.

  77. software | Publicly viewable

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

  78. playlist | Oxford only

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

  79. 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.

  80. 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.

  81. 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.

  82. software | Oxford only

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

  83. course pack | Oxford only

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

  84. article | Publicly viewable

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

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. software | Publicly viewable

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

  88. 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.

  89. course pack | Oxford only

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

  90. 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.

  91. article | Publicly viewable

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

  92. article | Publicly viewable

    Tools to create and work on audio or video

  93. software | Publicly viewable

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

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. course pack | Oxford only

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

  98. 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.

  99. course pack | Oxford only

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

  100. 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.

  101. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  102. 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

  103. video | Publicly viewable

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

  104. video | Publicly viewable

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

  105. video | Publicly viewable

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

  106. video | Publicly viewable

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

  107. 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.

  108. 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.

  109. software | Publicly viewable

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

  110. software | Publicly viewable

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

  111. software | Publicly viewable

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

  112. software | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool

  113. event | Oxford only

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

  114. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  115. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  116. 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

  117. 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

  118. 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

  119. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  120. 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

  121. 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.

  122. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  123. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to create Blogs and Web sites using Word Press.