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Mon 10 Nov 2014
10:30 - 11:30

Venue: Cambridge University Library, Rare Books Room

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Rare Books Resources for History
Beginners

Mon 10 Nov 2014

Description

The UL's Rare Book collections include a range of high-quality subscribed online resources which contain a wealth of source material. This hands-on session designed specifically for History students will introduce key online rare book resources for this field. You will also learn about the print research resources available within the Rare Books department.

This session relates to early source material (pre-1900) and is not intended as an introduction to general databases and research sources. Please see the Information Skills strand of the programme for these courses.

Target audience
  • Undergraduates and postgraduates in History
  • UL Readers with an interest in this field
  • Further details regarding Cambridge University Library's eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 10 Nov 2014   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Cambridge University Library, Rare Books Room map Emily Dourish
Aims
  • To introduce the most important rare book bibliography and research resources for the study of History
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Further resources
Notes
  • The session will begin at the Munby Rare Books Room (on level 1 of the Library, near North Wing) - please wait outside the room, where the course leader will meet you
  • To enter the University Library you must have either a current University of Cambridge ID card or a current Reader's Ticket. For more information and to apply for a Reader's Ticket, please see the Admissions webpages
Duration

One session of one hour

Frequency

Yearly

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