information 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. video | Publicly viewable

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

  3. 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.

  4. course pack | Oxford only

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

  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. 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?

  8. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  9. 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.

  10. article | Publicly viewable

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

  11. software | Publicly viewable

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

  12. video | Publicly viewable

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

  13. software | Publicly viewable

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

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  17. 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.

  18. article | Publicly viewable

    Finding published and unpublished materials such as articles, papers, books, theses and primary research materials to support your research

  19. 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.

  20. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  21. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  22. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  23. 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.

  24. 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

  25. 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.

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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.

  29. 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

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. 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.

  33. article | Publicly viewable

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

  34. 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.

  35. website | Publicly viewable

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

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. website | Publicly viewable

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

  39. 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.

  40. website | Oxford only

    The Research Skills Toolkit explores IT and library tools, tips and techniques to support researchers.

  41. course pack | Oxford only

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

  42. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  43. video | Publicly viewable

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

  44. software | Publicly viewable

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

  45. 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.

  46. course pack | Oxford only

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

  47. article | Publicly viewable

    Tools to create and work on audio or video

  48. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    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.

  49. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    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.

  50. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  51. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

    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.

  52. 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).

  53. article | Publicly viewable

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

  54. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about keeping your EndNote software updated

  55. article | Oxford only

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

  56. article | Publicly viewable

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

  57. article | Publicly viewable

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

  58. 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.

  59. article | Publicly viewable

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

  60. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  61. article | Publicly viewable

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

  62. 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.

  63. article | Publicly viewable

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

  64. 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!

  65. article | Publicly viewable

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

  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. article | Oxford only

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

  68. software | Publicly viewable

    AllMyNotes Organizer is a personal information management application

  69. 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.

  70. course pack | Oxford only

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

  71. 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.

  72. software | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool

  73. article | Publicly viewable

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

  74. 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.

  75. article | Publicly viewable

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

  76. 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.

  77. 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

  78. software | Publicly viewable

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