The British Library is running a series of Open Days for Doctoral Students, taking place in January, February and March 2017.
The Doctoral Open Days are a chance for PhD students who are new to the Library to discover the British Library’s unique research materials. From newspapers to maps, datasets to manuscripts, ships’ logs to websites, the British Library’s collections cover a wide range of formats and languages spanning the last 3,000 years. Doctoral Open Days are designed to explain the practicalities of using the Library and its services, plus help students navigate the physical and online collections.
As well as hearing from the library’s expert and friendly staff, students will have the opportunity to meet researchers in all disciplines. Each day concentrates on a different aspect of the library’s collections and most take an inter-disciplinary approach.
Interested in attending? Then pick the day you think will be most helpful with your studies!
The Open Days are as follows:
|Asian &African Collections||16 January|
|News & Media||13-Jan|
|Pre 1600 Collections||20-Feb|
|17 & 18th Century Collections||27 February|
|19th Century Collections||6 March|
|20th & 21st Century Collections||13 March|
All events take place in the British Library Conference Centre at St Pancras, London, except for the event on 1 February 2017, which takes place at the Library’s site in Boston Spa, Yorkshire.
For further details of the all Open Days and how to book please go to the British Library’s website.
Places cost £10.00 including lunch and other refreshments.