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How to find online resources for your history research

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Find out about online resources for your history research

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The session will give an introduction to how you can find and use online resources to support your history research by using a variety of catalogues, databases and digital libraries.

We will give you an overview of how to easily find online resources at Senate House Library, what open access online resources are available beyond the Library and give some tips on how to make the most of them for your study and research.

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  • Introduction (Argula Rublack, Academic Librarian – History, Senate House Library)
  • How to search for online resources in the Senate House Library catalogue (Alison Gage, Senior Cataloguer for the History Collection, Senate House Library)
  • How to find online resources in the Senate House Library E-Resources A-Z list (Alex Kriwaczek, Library Assistant – Serials and E-Resources, Senate House Library)
  • How to find additional open access resources beyond the library (Argula Rublack, Academic Librarian – History, Senate House Library)
  • List of Open and Free Access Materials for Research by the Institute of Historical Research (Mike Townsend, Collections Librarian, Institute of Historical Research)
  • Tips for finding and using resources online (everyone)

The presentations will last for 30 minutes and there will be a Q&A with the presenters afterwards.

The session is aimed at Senate House Library members and University of London students, but everyone with an interest in online historical resources is welcome to attend.

You will be sent joining instructions closer to the time.

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