iSkills: Archives and modern papers for Social Sciences and History
The Bodleian’s Weston Library has a wealth of resources covering almost all aspects of modern British society and culture. For students, researchers and other Bodleian Libraries readers considering using modern papers and archives in social science or historical research, this session will introduce key finding aids and get you started with the research skills needed to make the most of these resources. Subjects to be covered include: identifying relevant material in Oxford and elsewhere; considerations when working with archival material; types of archives and modern papers; how to find out more.
Date: 24 November 2021, 15:00 (Wednesday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speaker: Jeremy McIlwaine (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)
Organising department: Bodleian Research and Learning Support
Organiser: Helen Bond (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford)
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Part of: Bodleian iSkills - Workshops in Information Discovery and Scholarly Communications
Booking required?: Required
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Cost: Free
Audience: Members of Oxford University and other Bodleian Libraries Readers
Editor: Dorothy Rutherford