Tuesday, 6 May 2014

WISER sessions for historians and medievalists

WISER: Online Resources for Historians
Monday 12 May, 9.30-10.45
A general introduction to the vast range of electronic resources which are available for all historical periods for British and West European history: bibliographical databases, biographical / reference research aids, ebooks and ejournals, web portals, and collections of online primary source materials.
Who is this session for? Students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic.
Presenter: Isabel Holowaty
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library > Book your place

WISER: Sources for US History
Monday 12 May, 11.00-12.30
An introduction to key information sources for the study of colonial America and US history up to 1990. Starting with finding tools to locate material, examples of source materials will then be shown including archival, microform, printed/online collections and useful web portals and audiovisual collections.
Who is this session for? Students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic.
Presenter: Jane Rawson
Venue: Radcliffe Science Library > Book your place

WISER: Sources for Medievalists
Friday 16 May, 2.00-4.00
A general overview of a range of e-resources relevant for British and Western European medieval studies: bibliographical databases, biographical/reference tools, web portals and collections of online primary source materials of Anglo-Saxon sources, Greek/Latin texts, chronicles, charters and literary works.
Who is this session for? Researchers, students, academics, staff e.g. Classicists, Historians, Philosophers, Theologians etc.
Presenters: Isabel Holowaty, Sue Usher, Hilla Wait, Charlotte Goodall and Eva Oledzka
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road > Book your place

These sessions are all free to attend, but you need to book a place in advance. University members can book via the IT Services website by clicking on the links above (Single Sign On required). Holders of Bodleian Reader's cards who are not members of the University can book by contacting the Bodleian Libraries User Education team directly.