Thursday, February 27
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Regenstein Library, Room A11
In this workshop, we’ll talk about some of the challenges you might face when planning for, and conducting, research abroad. We’ll touch on both library/archival research, and fieldwork (any research that takes place outside of a library or laboratory setting). We’ll focus specifically on how to find and use collections abroad, and how to factor in some of the pragmatic aspects of fieldwork when you’re making your research plan.
Before you visit any library for research, start by checking their collections to see if they have what you need. The best place to begin is the catalog for the library, usually available from their website. It will tell you the location and availability of the item.
Libraries can differ greatly around the world. Here are some things to consider: