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Fri 17 Oct 2014
14:30 - 15:30

Venue: Cambridge University Library, Rare Books Room

Provided by: Cambridge University Libraries


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Rare Books Resources for Language and Literature Studies

Fri 17 Oct 2014


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 Language and Literature 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. (Please note this session relates to early source material (pre-1900) and is not a general introduction to LibrarySearch or current article databases.)

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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 17 Oct 2014   14:30 - 15:30 14:30 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, Rare Books Room map Liam Sims
  • To introduce the most important rare book bibliography and research resources for the study of languages and literature.

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

  • 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

One session of one hour



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