Book now for the FREE Humanities Research Fair 27 Jan 2-5pm.
Discover the wealth and riches of research and library resources available in Oxford. Meet the experts and network with your peers. Network over a cup of tea.
The Fair is an excellent opportunity for Humanities postgraduate students to gain a wider perspective on the wealth and riches of research sources available for their field of study.
At the Fair you can learn about resources you may not yet have yet considered and meet the curators of collections who can guide you towards relevant material or useful finding tools.
Over 40 stalls will cover many areas: Special collections (archives & early printed books, maps, museums); Topical stalls (e.g. resources for English literature, Theology, History, Modern Languages, Biography); Geographical stalls (e.g. US studies, Latin American, Far & Near Eastern, European); General resources (e.g. Information skills, Open Access, Top 10 Tips from a Graduate)
History students and research can make use of a wide range of information skills courses, workshops and events.
History Faculty Library training for historians
Radcliffe Camera staff offer tailored courses and events to historians. They include:
This programme is designed to help you to make effective use of scholarly materials. We cover
Research Skills Toolkit (for graduates) - These 2 hour workshops introduce key software and online tools for your research, hone your searching and information skills and introduce you to subject specialists. Some of the topics on offer include
IT Services offers a great range of courses which are useful to historians. These include managing images or using Word effectively for your dissertation.
Students and researchers also have access to Lynda.com which is a huge library of online, video based, courses covering a wide range of software and IT related topics.