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LSG Conference July 2018: Oral History and Sound Heritage

We are very pleased to be hosting the 2018 conference of the CILIP Local Studies Group here in the Library. This year's theme focuses on oral history, chosen as we will launch our involvement in the British Library's Unlocking Our Sound Heritage in the summer.
Our conference is foranyoneinvolved in oral history and sound collections, or who would like to work in this area in the future. The program is designed to help you keep up to date with best practice, find out about new initiatives, and meet other people in this field.

Date and time: 9 July 2018, 10:00 – 16:30 BST
Location: University of Leicester, main campus
Program: Introducing Unlocking Our Sound Heritage - Sue Davies, British Library Running an oral history project - Colin Hyde, East Midlands Oral History Archive Tour of the Library’s Special Collections & Sound Heritage project facilities Oral history and communities - Stephanie Nield, Leonard Cheshire Archive; Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre, U…

Shut Up & Write! over Easter

Make a date with your writing and join us for distraction-free writing sessions in person or online.

Working on a thesis, journal article or book chapter? Need to set some time aside for writing?

Library Research Services are running Shut Up & Write! sessions for researchers once a week during the Easter Holidays. 
WHEN: Friday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th April - 10am-12noon.

WHERE: Consultation Room, Doctoral College Reading Room, 1st Floor, David Wilson Library 

Session outline:

10am: Arrival & Prep 10.15am: Write 11am: Break & Refreshments 11.15am: Write 12noon: End  There is no need to book, just bring your laptop, pad & pen, or preferred writing tools!

You can also borrow a library laptop.