Next week Bodleian Libraries will be running a number of workshops for Historians…
WISER: Online Resources for Historians (Monday 12 May 9.30 – 10.45) – This session will give a general introduction to the vast range of electronic resources which are available for all historical periods for British and West European history including bibliographical databases, biographical and reference research aids, ebooks and ejournals, web portals and collections of online primary source materials. Please book your place online.
WISER: Sources for US History (Monday 12 May 11.00 – 12.30) – will introduce key information sources for the study of colonial America and US history. The session will start with an introduction to finding tools for US History, and will then move on to examples of source materials including archival, microform, printed and online collections, useful web portals and audiovisual collections. Please book your place online.
WISER Sources for Medievalists (Friday 16 May 2.00 – 4.00) – This interdisciplinary session will provide a general overview of e-resources relevant for British and Western European medieval studies. It will cover bibliographical databases, biographical and reference tools, web portals and collections of online primary source materials including Anglo-Saxon sources, Greek/Latin texts, chronicles, charters and literary works. Please book your place online.
In addition, our workshop this week on African Studies will be very valuable to those studying African History:
WISER Information Sources for African Studies (Thursday 8 May 10.00 – 11.30) – will cover finding tools for locating African Studies materials, key portals and gateways for African Studies and online archives of primary texts. Please book your place online.