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Find out more about history collections and History Libraries & Research Open Day

History Libraries & Research open day 2015 was a fantastic event and it was great to see so many libraries, archives and researchers there. Thanks to everyone who attended.

If you weren’t able to attend or would like more information you can access blog posts, podcasts and further information about the day. Read about the day in tweets on the Storify page.

Participating organisations:

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  • British Library
  • Business Archives Council
  • Caird Library, National Maritime Museum
  • Dr Williams’s Library
  • German Historical Institute Library
  • Goldsmiths University of London (Special Collections)
  • Guildhall Library
  • Heinz Archive and Library, National Portrait Gallery
  • History Lab
  • History Lab Plus
  • Institute of Historical Research
  • King’s College London Library Services
  • Lambeth Palace Library
  • Library of the Society of Friends
  • London Metropolitan Archives
  • LSE library services and The Women’s Library @ LSE
  • The National Archives
  • Queen Mary, University of London (Archives)
  • School of Advanced Study, University of London
  • School of Oriental and African Studies Library
  • Senate House Library
  • Society of Antiquaries Library and Collections
  • TUC Library collections at London Metropolitan University
  • UCL Institute of Education Library
  • UCL Special Collections
  • Warburg Institute
  • Wellcome Library
  • Wiener Library

 

One-on-one research training clinics:

 

 Research skills sessions

Panel: Libraries

Chair: Richard Espley, Senate House Library, University of London

‘Library Classification and Research’ (Michael Townsend, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London; Alison Gage, Senate House Library, University of London)

‘Open shelf collections and the library in the age of digital history’ (Ben Bankhurst, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

Panel: Archives

Chair: Richard Temple, Senate House Library

‘Archive arrangement and Research’ (Ruth Frendo, Shakespeare’s Globe)

‘New kid on the block: the Black Cultural Archives and what it means for British History’ (Elizabeth Williams, Goldsmiths, University of London)

‘Archives: networks, resources, and research’ (Nick Barratt, The National Archives)

Panel: Digital Resources

Chair: Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

‘Digital Research’ (James Baker, British Library)

‘IHR Digital Resources’ (Jonathan Blaney, Simon Baker, Sarah Milligan, Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London)

‘DERA: Creating a Digital Resource Archive for Education’ (Dan O’Connor, UCL Institute of Education Library)

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