Coming up next week…
WISER: Sources for US History
Monday 8 June, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will introduce key information sources for the study of colonial America and history of the US. Starting with useful finding tools to locate relevant material, examples of source materials will then be shown. These include archival, microform, printed and online collections as well as useful web portals. There will be time for a brief hands-on at the end.
WISER on Maps and Mapping
Monday 8 June, 12.30-1.30, RSL
Many areas of research use spatial data and digital mapping is an ideal way to present it. This presentation will cover both web based resources (online map collections etc) and the digital mapping facilities available in the Bodleian. Please note this session will take place in the Abbot’s Kitchen (IT training room) at the RSL. There is no need to book.
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will give an introductory overview of the rich heritage collections preserved in the Bodleian. This session will also help readers to locate relevant material and describe the procedures for access and getting assistance.
WISER: Information Sources for African Studies
Friday 12 June 2009, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will introduce key information sources for African Studies. You will be shown useful finding tools to locate relevant material via SOLO and how to search them, as well as important portals and gateways to libraries and archives of online primary texts. There will be time for a brief hands-on at the end.
Sarah Rhodes and Lucy McCann
The full program for the current term is now available at http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/services/training/wiser/trinity2009 and http://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/rsl/training/wiser_sciencehttp://www.ouls.ox.ac.uk/rsl/training/wiser_science
Attending these workshops, delivered by subject librarians, will give you an excellent opportunity to gain understanding of the specialist information resources available. These sessions will save you time and make your searches more effective. Individual assistance is also available on request direct from subject librarians. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need more information about the WISER sessions.