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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: Discovering archives at the Bodleian Libraries

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Bodleian iSkills: Discovering archives at the Bodleian Libraries

This online session will introduce participants to the key catalogues and finding aids for post-1500 archives and manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries. In particular the session will focus on Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts, the new online catalogue for post-1500 archives and manuscripts. The session will also briefly introduce some of the major UK online gateways for discovering archives.

Subjects to be covered include:

  • How to use the Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts online catalogue
  • How to use the Bodleian’s Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts
  • Other printed archive catalogues in the Bodleian
  • National archive gateways

Intended Audience:  Postgraduates, researchers, academics and anyone interested in the topic

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Next date TBA > Booking closed


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Presenters:  Matthew Neely; Lucy McCann

Format:  Online teacher-led presentation (with opportunity for interactive discussion/ followed by Q&A/ with opportunity for follow up one-to-one help...etc.)

What you will need:  You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed.  Please read our guidance notes below on using Teams.  You will need a webcam and microphone with speakers or headset. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

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