Monday, 15 June 2009

WISER this week

Coming up this week...

WISER: Online resources for Historians

Monday 15 June, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will give an overview of the range of electronic resources which are available for all historical periods. They are typically bibliographical databases, collections of primary source materials, electronic alternatives to journals and/or books or research aids for
biographical or reference research. The use of full-text searchable text opens up new avenues of research for historians.

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Isabel Holowaty

WISER: Gadgets and widgets

Tuesday 16 June 2009, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will look at some tools that can help you organise yourself on the web, including social bookmarking services like, bibliophile sites like LibraryThing and My WorldCat, and customised start pages.

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Jane Rawson and Emma Cragg

WISER: Keeping Up to Date

Friday 19 June 2009, 12.30-1.30, OUCS
This session will show you ways of using electronic bibliographic resources to keep up with the literature in your field by creating personal research / interest profiles and making your own
current awareness service.

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Kate Petherbridge and Gillian Pritchard

Please note that the full program for the current term is now available

Attending these workshops, delivered by subject librarians, will give you an excellent opportunity to gain understanding of the specialist information resources available. These sessions will save you time and make your searches more effective. Please note that individual
assistance is also available on request direct from subject librarians. Please email if you need more information about the WISER sessions.

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