Course Details and Schedule

This session will introduce key information sources for African Studies. You will be shown useful finding tools to locate relevant material via SOLO and how to search them, as well as important portals and gateways to libraries and archives of online primary texts. There will be time for a brief hands-on.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Finding African resources in Oxford
  • Africa web resources outside Oxford
  • Accessing archive collections on Africa
Course information
Intended audience Students, researchers and anyone interested in the topic.
Prior knowledge Basic familiarity with the Internet/Windows applications.
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Standard internet browser
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? See other workshops in the WISER programme or contact your subject librarian for assistance

Course provider: Bodleian Libraries

What you will need:

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
6th week Tuesday 31 May 10:00-11:30 1 0.00 Social Science Library, Manor Road Building, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UQ places available Add to basket

Can't make any of these dates? Express an interest in future dates for this course.