Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Bodleian Libraries' training - week 6

Here are some general training sessions next week. For help finding material specific to Education, please email Kate ( or Sophie (

WISER: Finding Stuff - Books etc on SOLO [Wednesday 30 May 14.00 -
14.45] - An introduction to SOLO for finding books, journal titles and
other materials in Oxford libraries. The session will cover effective
search techniques, placing hold requests for items in the stacks,
reservations and using the SOLO eshelf and saved searches.  Book your
place online

WISER: Finding Stuff - Journal Articles [Wednesday 30 May 14.45 - 16.00]
- This session will focus on finding journal articles for your research
using a wide range of databases as well as developing effective search
strategies. There will be plenty of time for participants to try out
their own searches using databases for their subject. Book your place

 WISER: Finding stuff - Conferences [Wednesday 30 May 16.00 - 17.00]  -
Conference papers can be difficult to find but they are valuable because
they describe cutting-edge research. This session will enable you to
find out about forthcoming conferences and also to locate the published
papers of proceedings which have taken place.  Book your place online

WISER: Online Sources for Historians [Friday 1 June 14.00 - 15.15] - 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, e-books and ejournals, web portals and collections of
online primary source materials.  Book your place online

WISER: Sources for US History  [Friday 1 June 15.30 - 17.00] - An
introduction to key information sources for the study of colonial
America & US history. Starting with finding tools to locate material,
examples of source materials will then be shown including archival,
microform, printed/online collections & useful web portals & audiovisual
collections. Book your place online.

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