getting started

  • course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  • software | Publicly viewable

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

  • video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  • software | Publicly viewable

    AllMyNotes Organizer is a personal information management application

  • course pack | Oxford only

    This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the Mac operating system (currently Mountain Lion) and how to navigate it. Core security settings are discussed and you should feel confident in starting to use a Mac for your day-to-day computing needs after attending this course.

  • course pack | Oxford only

    This overview offers a comprehensive introduction to the iLife suite and covers all the applications within. The course emphasises the intuitive nature of the suite, and the way iLife works collaboratively with media to achieve results that consistently deliver professional standards

  • playlist | Oxford only

    An introductory list of clips for Audacity

  • 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.

  • software | Publicly viewable

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

  • playlist | Oxford only

    some clips to introduce the Audacity interface

  • playlist | Oxford only | v. 2013

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

  • software | Publicly viewable

    Dropbox is a file synchronisation service

  • 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.

  • video | Publicly viewable | v. 2013

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

  • software | Oxford only

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

  • 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.

    The book covers the essentials of Apple's presentation application, KeyNote. It is funded by occasional adverts within the text, but these are not intrusive. The book is a a useful companion to the Mac courses taught as part of the IT Learning Programme.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    The book covers the essentials of Apple's word provessing application, Pages. It is funded by occasional adverts within the text, but these are not intrusive. The book is a a useful companion to the Mac courses taught as part of the IT Learning Programme.

  • 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.

  • playlist | Oxford only

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

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