research

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  1. playlist | Oxford only

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

  2. 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.

  3. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  4. video | Publicly viewable

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

  5. article | Publicly viewable

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

  6. 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

  7. website | Publicly viewable

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

  8. website | Publicly viewable

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

  9. article | Publicly viewable

    Finding published and unpublished materials such as articles, papers, books, theses and primary research materials to support your research

  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. website | Publicly viewable

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

  12. video | Publicly viewable

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

  13. 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.

  14. article | Oxford only

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

  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. course pack | Oxford only

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

  17. 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.

  18. video | Publicly viewable

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

  19. software | Publicly viewable

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

  20. software | Publicly viewable

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

  21. 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.

  22. 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

  23. 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.

  24. video | Publicly viewable

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

  25. article | Publicly viewable

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

  26. 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

  27. on-line course | Oxford only

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

  28. article | Publicly viewable

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

  29. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. event | Oxford only

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

  33. article | Publicly viewable

    Tools to create and work on audio or video

  34. 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.

  35. website | Oxford only

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

  36. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  37. article | Publicly viewable

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

  38. website | Oxford only

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

  39. article | Publicly viewable

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

  40. 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.

  41. 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.

  42. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about research impact and its importance in your work

  43. article | Publicly viewable

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

  44. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  45. video | Publicly viewable

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

  46. article | Oxford only

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

  47. article | Publicly viewable

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

  48. playlist | Oxford only

    This playlist will help you prepare for the workshop "SPSS: Up and running for A

  49. video | Publicly viewable

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

  50. article | Publicly viewable

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

  51. article | Publicly viewable

    Ways of making sure that your data is kept safe

  52. article | Publicly viewable

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

  53. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  54. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  55. article | Publicly viewable

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

  56. 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.

  57. 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.

  58. article | Publicly viewable

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

  59. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the posters workshop

  60. playlist | Oxford only

    For postgraduate and undergraduate students who want an insight into how to use the powerful statistical analysis tools in SPSS

  61. 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.

  62. article | Publicly viewable

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

  63. course pack | Oxford only

    This course aims to provide participants with the skills to perform statistical analysis using SPSS with an emphasis on the workflow suited to answering research questions.

  64. on-line course | Oxford only

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

  65. article | Oxford only

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

  66. 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.

  67. software | Publicly viewable

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

  68. article | Publicly viewable

    Some resources for your professional development

  69. 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

  70. course pack | Oxford only

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

  71. software | Publicly viewable

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

  72. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  73. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  74. 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.

  75. video | Publicly viewable

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

  76. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  77. playlist | Oxford only | v. X8

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

  78. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  79. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  80. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

    This boot camp prepares you for designing, creating and using spreadsheets.

  81. video | Publicly viewable

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

  82. video | Publicly viewable

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

  83. website | Publicly viewable

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

  84. 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?

  85. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  86. playlist | Oxford only

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

  87. 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.

  88. 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.

  89. 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.

  90. 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

  91. 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

  92. 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

  93. software | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  94. 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]

  95. 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

  96. 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

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  100. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  101. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  102. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  103. 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.

  104. 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.

  105. 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

  106. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  107. 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

  108. 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

  109. article | Publicly viewable | v. X8

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

  110. 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

  111. 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.

  112. 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]

  113. 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]

  114. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  115. 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.

  116. 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.

  117. 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.

  118. 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.

  119. 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)

  120. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  121. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  122. 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.

  123. 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.

  124. course pack | Oxford only

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

  125. 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.

  126. course pack | Oxford only

    Question: Do you trust your computer?

  127. 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.

  128. course pack | Oxford only

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

  129. course pack | Oxford only

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

  130. course pack | Oxford only

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

  131. 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

  132. 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.

  133. on-line course | Publicly viewable

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

  134. 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.

  135. 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.

  136. 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.

  137. article | Publicly viewable

    Read about a referencing output style for History at Oxford

  138. software | Publicly viewable

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

  139. software | Publicly viewable

    Diigo is an online bookmarking and annotation tool

  140. software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  141. software | Publicly viewable

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

  142. software | Publicly viewable

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

  143. software | Publicly viewable

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

  144. 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.

  145. software | Publicly viewable

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

  146. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  147. video | Publicly viewable

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

  148. video | Publicly viewable

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

  149. website | Publicly viewable

    A key tool for finding materials in UK research libraries

  150. website | Publicly viewable

    WorldCat brings together Library catalogues from across the world

  151. course pack | Oxford only

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

  152. 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.

  153. video | Publicly viewable

    This video shows you the basic workflow involved in editing video on a computer to make a finished project

  154. on-line course | Oxford only

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

  155. 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!

  156. website | Publicly viewable

    SOLO is the principal search and discovery tool for Oxford Libraries

  157. website | Publicly viewable

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

  158. website | Publicly viewable

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

  159. software | Publicly viewable

    FreeMind is free mindmapping software

  160. software | Publicly viewable

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

  161. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    The Web of Science is an online abstracting and indexing database which concentrates on the prestigious high-impact journals. Its strength lies in citation searching. This task will give you a flavour of how you might use the Web of Science in your research.

  162. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  163. website | Publicly viewable

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

  164. playlist | Oxford only

    Watch these videos to prepare for the PHP workshop.

  165. 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

  166. 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

  167. video | Publicly viewable | v. CS6

    Learn how to design your pages using a grid layout

  168. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  169. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  170. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  171. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  172. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  173. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  174. 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.

  175. 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.

  176. 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.

  177. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  178. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  179. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  180. 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.

  181. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  182. 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.

  183. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  184. 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.

  185. 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

  186. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  187. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  188. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  189. 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.

  190. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  191. playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  192. website | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  193. website | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  194. video | Oxford only | v. 2007

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

  195. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2007

    Watch a video about doing a thing

  196. video | Publicly viewable | v. 2007

    Watch a video about doing a thing

  197. video | Publicly viewable

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

  198. video | Publicly viewable

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

  199. video | Publicly viewable

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

  200. video | Publicly viewable

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

  201. video | Publicly viewable

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

  202. video | Oxford only

    Watch this video for an introduction to digital photography

  203. video | Publicly viewable

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

  204. video | Oxford only

    An introduction to the basics of Database Design

  205. video | Publicly viewable

    Watch a video

  206. website | Publicly viewable

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

  207. website | Publicly viewable

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

  208. 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.

  209. 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.

  210. 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.

  211. website | Oxford only

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

  212. website | Publicly viewable

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

  213. website | Publicly viewable

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

  214. 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.

  215. website | Publicly viewable

    View information about podcasting at Oxford University.

  216. website | Oxford only

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

  217. website | Publicly viewable

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

  218. website | Publicly viewable

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

  219. website | Publicly viewable

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

  220. 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)

  221. website | Oxford only

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

  222. website | Publicly viewable

    The leading bibliographical database for finding scholarly materials in history

  223. website | Publicly viewable

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

  224. playlist | Oxford only

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

  225. playlist | Oxford only

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

  226. playlist | Oxford only

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

  227. playlist | Oxford only

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

  228. playlist | Oxford only

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

  229. playlist | Oxford only

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

  230. playlist | Oxford only

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

  231. playlist | Oxford only

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

  232. playlist | Oxford only

    Some video clips to help orientation with the iMovie interface.

  233. playlist | Oxford only

    An introductory list of clips for Audacity

  234. playlist | Oxford only

    Clips to help you plan a short film project.

  235. playlist | Oxford only

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

  236. playlist | Oxford only

    Some videos to introduce ideas around online presence

  237. playlist | Oxford only

    Playlist for Matlab: a high-performance language for technical computing. This course provides a working introduction to the Matlab technical computing environment.

  238. playlist | Oxford only

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

  239. playlist | Oxford only

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

  240. playlist | Oxford only

    Clips to introduce mobile filming

  241. playlist | Oxford only

    some clips to introduce the Audacity interface

  242. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the Scribus workshop

  243. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the Images workshop

  244. playlist | Oxford only

    Preparation for the presentations workshop

  245. playlist | Oxford only

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

  246. 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.

  247. 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.

  248. 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.

  249. playlist | Oxford only

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

  250. playlist | Oxford only

    Some video clips to help orientation with the Audacity interface.

  251. playlist | Publicly viewable

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

  252. playlist | Oxford only

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

  253. playlist | Publicly viewable

    Before coming along to a Kick-off session or one of our other classroom-based programming courses, you need to have some very basic understanding of the ideas behind programming. These are covered in the IT Learning Centre's Programming: Concepts workshops. The quiz below tests your knowledge of these ideas.

  254. playlist | Oxford only

  255. playlist | Oxford only

    The ITIL Special Interest Group is a forum for those interested in the application of ITIL principles and Service Management techniques to their IT support activities. The group aims to meet 3-4 times a year.

  256. 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.

  257. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  258. course pack | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  259. 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.

  260. course pack | Oxford only

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

  261. on-line course | Publicly viewable

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

  262. 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.

  263. article | Publicly viewable

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

  264. software | Publicly viewable

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

  265. course pack | Publicly viewable | v. 2010

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

  266. 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.

  267. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  268. 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.

  269. 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

  270. 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.

  271. course pack | Oxford only

    This module introduces the online presence and highlights concerns and opportunities that creating your own presence will bring to light

  272. course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  273. course pack | Oxford only

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

  274. article | Publicly viewable

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

  275. 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.

  276. article | Oxford only

    Resources for developing your IT skills further

  277. software | Publicly viewable

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

  278. learning activity | Publicly viewable

    Before you attend the 1-day workshop on Online Presence, there are a few things you need to do in advance

  279. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  280. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  281. 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.

  282. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  283. hands-on task | Oxford only

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

  284. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  285. 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

  286. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    Bibliographical databases allow you to search for papers on your research topic across a range of journals and other resources. These tasks can guide you through databases and citation indexes specific to your subject area.

  287. hands-on task | Publicly viewable

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

  288. 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.

  289. software | Publicly viewable

    ATLAS.ti is a workbench for the qualitative analysis of large bodies of textual, graphical, audio and video data