file management

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  1. 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.

  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. video | Publicly viewable

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

  4. 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.

  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. article | Publicly viewable

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

  8. software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  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

    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.

  11. article | Oxford only

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

  12. course pack | Oxford only

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

  13. software | Publicly viewable

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

  14. software | Publicly viewable

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

  15. course pack | Oxford only

    This course is an introduction to Stata

  16. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  20. article | Publicly viewable

    Download a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  21. article | Publicly viewable

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

  22. 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

  23. 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)

  24. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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).

  28. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  29. 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.

  30. 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]

  31. 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]

  32. 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]

  33. hands-on task | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    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.

  34. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  39. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  40. 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

  41. 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.

  42. 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

  43. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  44. 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.

  45. 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

  46. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  47. 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.

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. video | Publicly viewable

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

  51. on-line course | Publicly viewable

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

  52. article | Publicly viewable

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

  53. 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.

  54. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  55. software | Publicly viewable

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

  56. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  57. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Try out the snip tool to take a quick screen capture, for example so as to report an error message that has appeared

  58. 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

  59. 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

  60. 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.

  61. course pack | Oxford only

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

  62. 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.

  63. 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.

  64. 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.

  65. 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.

  66. article | Publicly viewable

    Download a filter to help you import BibTeX files into EndNote and a style for outputting EndNote references in BibTeX format (suitable for ORCID uploading)

  67. 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.

  68. 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.

  69. article | Oxford only

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

  70. software | Publicly viewable

    AllMyNotes Organizer is a personal information management application

  71. 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!

  72. course pack | Oxford only

    ProjectLibre is a freeware project management programme.

  73. 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.

  74. 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.

  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. software | Oxford only

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

  77. 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.

  78. article | Publicly viewable | v. X7

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

  79. 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.

  80. course pack | Oxford only

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

  81. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  82. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  83. article | Publicly viewable

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

  84. article | Publicly viewable

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

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about keeping your EndNote software updated

  88. article | Publicly viewable

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

  89. article | Publicly viewable

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

  90. article | Publicly viewable

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

  91. 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.

  92. article | Publicly viewable

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

  93. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  94. 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

  95. course pack | Oxford only

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

  96. course pack | Oxford only

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

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. 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.

  100. 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.

  101. 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.

  102. 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.

  103. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  104. software | Publicly viewable

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

  105. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  106. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  107. 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

  108. 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.

  109. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

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

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

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

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

  112. 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

  113. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  114. course pack | Publicly viewable

    Learn to create Blogs and Web sites using Word Press.

  115. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  116. 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

  117. article | Publicly viewable

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

  118. 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.

  119. 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.

  120. 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.