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History libraries & research open day

Senate House Library and Institute of Historical Research Library

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 from 09:00 to 16:30 (GMT)

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History libraries & research open day

Tuesday 18th March 2014, Deller Hall, Senate House

An opportunity to meet and learn about libraries and archives

A one-day programme ideal for postgraduate students and early career researchers.

  • Introductory sessions on training and research skills in libraries, archives and digital resources in the morning followed by...
  • An open history fair with information and advice about using history collections with one-on-one clinics in practical research skills, including reference management and digital imaging.
**Places are now fully booked for the morning sessions, and if you register you will be added to a waiting list. However, the afternoon history fair is open for all to attend from 1pm to 4.30pm. We hope to see you there.**

Provisional programme

Registration from 9.00 am

Morning sessions 9.30 am -12.45 pm

  • Library and Archive networks, resources and organisation.
  • Electronic resources, Reference management software, Digital imaging, Digital research, IHR training courses and Presentation skills.


Afternoon history fair  1 pm - 4.30 pm

One-on-one research training clinics:

  • Bibliography of British and Irish History
  • British History Online
  • Digital Imaging
  • Digital Research, Curation and Copyright
  • Presentation Skills
  • Reference Management Software
  • Using the National Archives Published and Archive Collections


Talk to staff and find out more about the following collections and resources:

  • Association of Performing Arts Collections
  • British Library
  • British Museum Libraries
  • British Postal Museum & Archive
  • Caird Library, National Maritime Museum
  • Explore Business Archives
  • George Padmore Institute
  • German Historical Institute library
  • Guildhall Library
  • HistoryLab and HistoryLab Plus Research Networks
  • Institute of Historical Research
  • King's College London Library
  • Lambeth Palace Library
  • London Metropolitan Archives
  • Library of the Society of Friends
  • LSE Library Services
  • The National Archives
  • School of Oriental and African Studies Library
  • Senate House Library
  • Society of Antiquaries Library
  • Special Collections, Goldsmiths University of London
  • TUC Collections, London Metropolitan University
  • V & A Theatre Collection
  • Warburg Institute
  • Wellcome Library
  • Wiener Library

Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Do you have questions about History libraries & research open day? Contact Senate House Library and Institute of Historical Research Library

When & Where

University of London
Malet St
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 from 09:00 to 16:30 (GMT)

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