WISER and other training sessions for Trinity Term

The programme of WISER and Refworks sessions for Trinity Term is now available on the Bodleian Libraries’ website. Sessions of particular interest to Americanists this term include:

  • Refworks for Humanities: Wednesday 18th May, 2.00pm-5.00pm
  • Online resources for Historians: Wednesday 8th June, 2.00pm-3.15pm
  • Sources for US History: Wednesday 8th June, 3.30pm-5.00pm

There will also be the usual sessions on ‘finding stuff’, as well as sessions on reference management and getting information to come to you.  You can book for all the sessions via the website and OUCS.

Full schedule for Trinity Term

In addition to these sessions, the History Faculty Library is running a couple of additional sessions on specific resources relevant for US history:

Early modern history: Discover Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Friday 17 June (week 7), 14:15-15:30 – BOOK HERE
EEBO is an important database of early printed books from 1475-1700. If you need tracts, texts and pamphlets written in Britain and colonial America in this time, then this hands-on session will show how to search, manipulate and print the text.
Presenter: Rebecca Price (ProQuest)
IT Room, History Faculty, George Street

Read all about it!: Making the most of online Historical Newspapers
Monday 20 June (week 8), 14:00-15:15 – BOOK HERE
Join this session to get an introductory overview of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers database. This course covers the content, functions, and features of, as well as tips for using, ProQuest Historical Newspapers such as The Guardian/Observer, The Scotsman, The Irish Times and The Washington Post.
Presenter: Rebecca Price (ProQuest)
IT Room, History Faculty, George Street

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