Webinars for your dissertation research!

Discovering ProQuest Primary Sources:

The Library is excited to offer you the opportunity to join the ProQuest training team for a series of seminars exploring our extensive Primary Source collection. In each 30-min tutorial, you will take a deep dive into key ProQuest resources and will learn the best search strategies, tips and tricks for getting the most relevant results for your research projects.

See upcoming events or explore the full schedule here:
https://go.proquest.com/primary-sources-training-2021

 

Discovering Primary Sources: Who was Sally Hemings?

Date/Time: 27th January – 11am GMT

Duration: 30 min

This session will concentrate on Sally Hemings, once an enslaved woman owned by Thomas Jefferson, and use Black Historical newspapers to investigate her story.

Historical Newspapers used for this webinar include: Atlanta Daily World, The Baltimore Afro-American, Chicago Defender, Los Angeles Sentinel, New York Amsterdam News, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Philadelphia Tribune, and Pittsburgh Courier.

Register here

 

Discovering Primary Sources: Reclaim the Night

Date/Time: 16th February – 11am GMT

Duration: 30 min

This session will concentrate on Reclaim the Night, a movement begun in 1977 as a response to the Yorkshire Ripper murders.

Historical Newspapers used for this webinar include: The Guardian and The Observer, The New York Times, The Times of India, and other newspaper archives held offered by ProQuest.

Register here

 

Discovering Primary Sources: Decolonisation in Parliamentary Sources

Date/Time: 10th March – 11am GMT

Duration: 30 min

This session will delve into United Kingdom Parliamentary Papers and illustrate search strategies to find resources related to colonial history, specifically to do with the Atlantic Charter and decolonisation of Ghana.

Primary Sources used for this webinar include: all collections available in United Kingdom Parliamentary Papers.

Register here

 

Discovering Primary Sources: Birth Control in Periodicals

Date/Time: 31st March – 11am GMT

Duration: 30 min

This session will delve into how birth control has been used and discussed in periodicals since the early 20th century.

Primary Sources used for this webinar include: Periodical Archives Online, Periodical Index Online, the Vogue Archive, and Women’s Magazine Archive.

Register here

 

These seminars are free to attend. To book your place, please register via the links above or on this page:

https://go.proquest.com/primary-sources-training-2021

21. January 2021 by jfurnes1
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