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Sources for US history

Sources for US history

As part of our series of workshops for historians, Bodleian iSkills: Sources for US history has been re-scheduled to run on Monday 6th June.

This workshop will introduce you to key information sources for the study of colonial America and US history, providing you with an overview of the primary sources available in Oxford and online (such as early printed books, US newspapers and US government papers), as well as guidance on locating material for your research.

For students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic, please book online for:
Bodleian iSkills: Sources for US History (Monday 6th June 11:00-12:30) Week 7 

Resources for research in African Studies

Researching African Studies?   Bodleian Libraries will be running an iSkills workshop on information sources for African Studies next week.  This session will introduce the main finding tools for locating materials, as well as key portals and gateways for African Studies and online archives of primary texts.    The workshop will start with a talk and demonstration of key resources but will also include time for you to try out your own searches with expert help at hand from our two subject specialists in African Studies.

The workshop will take place  on Friday 15 May 11.00-12.30  at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road> please book your place online.