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    Audacity is a cross-platform, free program for recording and editing sound. This task will show you how to record your own voice using simple and inexpensive equipment.

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

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    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.

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    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

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    This task will give you a flavour of how Excel can help you examine long lists of data, quickly and easily

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

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

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    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

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

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    First time using this site? This hands-on task leads you through some features of the site, especially the course on Avoiding Plagiarism

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

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

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    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.

    SPSS can handle data from different sources (text, spreadsheets, databases) and the results can be exported in different formats. It has a graphical interface with pull-down menus but it is also possible to use command programming syntax for those who prefer that.

     

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    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.

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

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

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

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