iSkills coming up: Finding stuff, Online resources for Historians/US History

bodleian_iskills_web-98pixelsNext week the Bodleian Libraries will be running workshops on finding scholarly literature for your research and two special sessions for historians on finding sources for British and Western European History and on America and the US. Please find more details below or to view the full iSkills timetable for Trinity Term see

Bodleian iSkills: Finding Stuff – Scholarly literature for your research, Monday 27th April  (Week 1)  14.00-17.00 – A practical introduction to searching for scholarly materials to support your research, covering a range of tools for finding monographs, journal articles, conference papers, theses and more.
Who is this session for?  Postgraduates, researchers and academics.
Presenters:  Joanne Edwards, Craig Finlay, Angela Carritt, Helen Worrell
Venue:  IT Services, 13 Banbury Road  >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Online resources for historians, Friday 1st May  (Week 1)  9.15-10.30 – 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 / reference research aids, ebooks and ejournals, web portals, and collections of online primary source materials.
Who is this session for? Students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic.
Presenter:  Isabel Holowaty
Venue:  IT Services  13 Banbury Road  >Book online

Bodleian iSkills: Sources for US history, Friday 1st May (Week 1) 10.45-12.15 –  Introduction to key information sources and collections for the study of colonial America and US history. The session will provide an overview of the primary sources available in Oxford and online, as well as guidance on locating material for your research.
Who is this session for: Students, researchers and anyone interested in this topic.
Presenter: Jane Rawson
Venue: IT Services 13 Banbury Road >Book online

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