Bodleian iSkills: Discovering archives at the Bodleian

This session will introduce participants to the key catalogues and finding aids for post-1500 archives and manuscripts at the Bodleian. In particular the session will focus on Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts, the new online catalogue for post-1500 archives and manuscripts. The session will also briefly introduce some of the major UK online gateways for discovering archives.

Subjects to be covered include:

How to use the Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts online catalogue How to use the Bodleian’s Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts Other printed archive catalogues in the Bodleian National archive gateways

Intended Audience: Postgraduates, researchers, academics and anyone interested in the topic