The British Library’s Doctoral Open Days, aimed at first year PhD students who are new to the Library, are a chance for PhD students to discover the national library’s unique research collections. From newspapers to maps, datasets to manuscripts, ships’ logs to websites, the BL’s collections cover every format and language and span the last 3,000 years.
The dates of the workshops for next year have just been announced. They are listed below – you may want to register for both your subject group and the Social Sciences.
13 January – Environmental Science
17 January – Digital Research
20 January – History 1
31 January – History 2
3 February – English 1
14 February – English 2
24 February – Media, Cultural Studies and Journalism
The workshops will take place in the British Library Conference Centre and cost £5. The day includes lunch and refreshments and this provides an excellent opportunity to network with other PhD students and the librarians. If you are coming from outside of Greater London, there are £20 travel bursaries are available details of which are available at: http://bit.ly/1iZvmmg
To make the most of your day, it is recommended that you obtain your Reader Pass before the workshop.