Friday, 24 April 2015

Bodleian iSkills workshops in Week 1

The first iSkills workshops for Trinity Term focus on tools for finding scholarly literature for your research, and resources for historians. All the sessions are free to attend, but you will need to book a place in advance. Members of the University can book by clicking on the links below (you will need your Single Sign On username and password); holders of Bodleian Reader's Cards who are not members of the University can book by contacting the Bodleian's user education team.

Finding Stuff - Scholarly literature for your research
Monday 27th April, 14.00-17.00
A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.
Who is this session for?  Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters:  Joanne Edwards, Craig Finlay, Angela Carritt, Helen Worrell
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  >Book online

Online resources for historians
Friday 1st May, 9.15-10.30
A general introduction to the vast range of electronic resources which are available for all historical periods for British and Western 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:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  >Book online

Sources for US history
Friday 1st May, 10.45-12.15
An introduction to key information sources and collections for the study of colonial America and US history. The session will provide an overview of the primary sources available in Oxford and online, as well as guidance on locating material for your research.
Who is this session for: Students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic.
Presenter: Jane Rawson
Venue: IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  >Book online

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