Discover research collections at History Day

Discover research collections at History Day

By Kate Wilcox History Day 2018 will be the biggest yet, with more than sixty libraries, archives and history organisations participating. On 27 November at Senate House, University of London, you can explore the History fair and meet with staff representing a diverse...

History SPOT has launched!

I have been waiting to write that title for well over a year now.  After a delay of over 5 months History SPOT is finally ready to launch!    Research Seminars, Lectures and Conferences History SPOT is brimming full of podcasts from IHR seminars, conferences and...

Developing Online Training Courses: Online Course Structures

And finally… This is my final post relating the discussion held at our June workshop on Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery.  I hope you have found it interesting although you will probably have seen already that the discussions posed more...

Developing Online Training Courses: Blogs, wikis and search engines

At our workshop Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery it was generally agreed that many historians were hesitant to use blogs and wikis although different age groups vary in this.  The age cohort is worth bearing in mind when setting up a course –...

Developing Online Training Courses: User Support

At our workshop held in June on Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery the issue of user support and the role of the tutor came up as a complex problem for the online environment.  Here is a summary of what was said on the subject: It is important...