Thursday, 26 May 2011

WISER sessions on SOLO, African Studies and History

The following sessions are all taking place at OUCS next week:

WISER: Finding Stuff - Books etc on SOLO

A general introduction to finding books and journal titles in Oxford libraries using SOLO and OLIS.  For detailed information about searching for journal articles, theses and conference papers please see other titles in the WISER Finding Stuff series.
Presenter: Angela Carritt
Tuesday 31 May 9.30 - 10.30am  Book Now
(This course will be repeated on Thursday 9th June at 12.30pm - book a place at this session
 

WISER: Information Sources for African Studies

This session will introduce key information sources for African Studies. You will be shown useful finding tools to locate relevant material via SOLO and how to search them, as well as important portals and gateways to libraries and archives of online primary texts. There will be time for a brief hands-on at the end.
Presenter: Sarah Rhodes and Lucy McCann
Tuesday 31 May 10.45 - 12.00 noon  Book Now

WISER: Online Resources for Historians

A general introduction to the vast range of electronic resources which are available for all historical periods for British & W European history: bibliographical databases, biographical / reference research aids, ebooks & ejournals, web portals, and collections of online primary source materials. 
Presenter: Isabel Holowaty
Wednesday 1 June 9.30-10.45 Book Now  

The sessions are all free to attend, but you will need to book a place in advance. If you are a member of the University, click on the links above to book via the OUCS website (you will need your SSO details); if you are not a member of the University but you have a Bodleian reader's card, email usered@bodleian.ox.ac.uk to book your place.

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