Are you planning your thesis writing for the long vacation? Don’t know where to begin your research, or what resources are available to you? The History Faculty Library’s annual Thesis Fair can help! Bringing together academics, librarians, archival experts and subject specialists, the Thesis Fair is the ideal opportunity to take stock and make connections before you begin your research.
This year the Thesis Fair will take place on Thursday 5 March 2015 (week 7) from 3pm to 5pm in the North Writing School, Exam Schools.
Due to popular demand, we need to allocate 2nd year students to a timed slot.
3-4pm: Balliol, Brasenose, Christ Church, Corpus Christi, Exeter, Hertford, Jesus, Keble, Lady Margaret Hall, Lincoln, Magdalen, Mansfield, Merton, New College
4-5pm: Oriel, Pembroke,Queen’s, Regent’s Park, Somerville, St Annes, St Benet’s Hall, St Catherine’s, St Edmund Hall, St Hilda’s, St Hugh’s, St John’s, St Peter’s, Trinity, University, Wadham, Worcester
If you cannot make your slot, do come along anyway!
The Fair and follow-up workshops aim to help you locate relevant source materials for your thesis and to show how to make good use of tools and resources available to you.
This year the Thesis Fair stalls include:
- medieval, early modern and modern sources
- Visual Resources
- global history: India, Africa & Commonwealth, US, Latin America, etc.
- Legal History
- Bodleian iSkills
- Marine Lives collaborative research project
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- Maps for historians
- History of Science and Medicine
- collections in the HFL and college libraries & archives, and many more…
We look forward to seeing you at the Thesis Fair – come along and let your ideas grow!