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Using special collections and archives in research

Using special collections and archives in research Online


Interested in using primary sources in your research? This talk shines a light on the Library’s special collections & archives and those further afield.

Key areas covered

  • What are special collections
  • Special collections at the Albert Sloman Library
  • Finding special collections and archives elsewhere

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what special collections are and why they are useful sources of information
  • Know where special collections can be found
  • Be aware of the special collections held at the Albert Sloman Library, and how to access these

Book your place here!

We encourage students to book onto our workshops via CareerHub in order to keep a record of their learning, but it’s not a requirement to book our online sessions in advance. You can decide on the day to join a session by clicking  the zoom link provided.

Related LibGuide: Art and Special Collections by Lucy McCaul

Thursday 9 December 2021
11:00 - 12:00
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL: https://essex-university.zoom.us/j/99497874781?from=addon

Event Organizer

Lucy McCaul
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Clarissa St Yves

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