research information

  • software | Publicly viewable

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

  • 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.

  • software | Publicly viewable

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

  • hands-on task | Publicly viewable

    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.

  • course pack | Publicly viewable

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

  • software | Publicly viewable

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

  • 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? The British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) provides a pioneering set of guidelines to help answer all these questions and more.

  • video | Publicly viewable

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • course pack | Oxford only

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

  • article | Oxford only

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

  • website | Publicly viewable

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

  • video | Publicly viewable

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

  • 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.

  • video | Publicly viewable

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

  • 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.

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