Arts & Humanities Resources
Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford college libraries - The website of the “Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries” contains a freely available PDF version of Brian Ó Cuív’s two-volume catalogue of manuscripts that range in date from the eleventh to the twentieth century.
Elements of drawing : an online version of Ruskin's teaching collection at Oxford - This website aims to make available digital images of the collection of works assembled by John Ruskin to aid his teaching of drawing at Oxford University, together with the various catalogues of the collection which Ruskin created.
Oxford Russian life history archive : remembering the past in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia - The Oxford Life History Archive offers an overview of material on memory in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia collected during two substantial research projects: "Childhood in Russia, 1890-1991: A Social and Cultural History" (2003-2006, funded by the Leverhulme Trust) and "Russian National Identity from 1961: Traditions and Deterritorialisation (2007-2010, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council).
Old English literature : a hypertext course pack - The Old English Course Pack website is designed to help students (primarily undergraduates) study some of the more popular Old English texts in their original language. The pack includes primary texts of: 'The Wanderer'; 'The Dream of the Rood'; and parts of 'Beowulf' among others, together with: running glossaries and notes; reading lists; translations; and contextual information. The site is hosted by the English Faculty at the University of Oxford and is part of a project funded by the Higher Education Academy's English Subject Centre. UK academics can download a version of this site for their own use, but need to credit the original project when doing so.
Early manuscripts at Oxford University - This website contains scans of over 80 early manuscripts from collections associated with the University of Oxford. It forms the culmination of the Early Manuscript Imaging Project, which sought to create a wider availability for original texts that might otherwise be too fragile for handling.
BODcasts - Free digital recordings, or BODcasts, from special events and other highlights throughout the year.
Chinese Multimedia CD-ROM - The course has been designed to supplement classroom teaching of Chinese, but can stand alone for use by students studying independently.
Interactive Aural Comprehension Materials - The IACM system is designed to provide self-access materials for aural comprehension work in Modern Languages, to supplement traditional face-to-face classes with lectors and tape-recorded listening materials.
Transits of Venus - This website provides a set of historical instruments and images, drawing on collections around the world. Institutions and individuals are invited to expand the site by contributing their own material.
First World War Poetry Digital Archive - A range of resources to support the teaching and learning of First World War Literature and History.
Oxford portraits - The Oxford Portraits project aims to publish an integrated digital catalogue of portraits in the University of Oxford and its constituent colleges.
OxLIP Resources - Library catalogue
Intute: Arts and Humanities - The best websites for study and research.
Oxford Text Archive - The Oxford Text Archive develops, collects, catalogues and preserves electronic literary and linguistic resources.
Podcasts: all available at http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/
Ruskin Art Show Podcasts - Recent graduates of the Ruskin Art School talk about their Final Year Projects.
Podcasts from Medieval English lectures - Podcasts of Medieval English lectures, and supporting material, presented at the English Faculty, University of Oxford.
Podcasts from The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics - Podcasts of events and lectures taking place at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.
Russian Ab Initio Students: Pre-Course Listening Material - Podcasts of pre-course listening material for Russian Ab Initio presented by the sub-faculty of Russian at the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford.
History of Art Audio and video Podcasts - History of Art at the University of Oxford draws on a long and deep tradition of teaching and studying the subject.
Tolkien at Oxford - Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.
John Locke Lectures in Philosophy - The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy. The series began in 1950 and are given once a year.
- JISC's collection of online resources for the Arts & Humanities -
- Arts & Humanities Data Service :
- Higher Education Academy subject centres:
- Art, Design and Media - (University of Brighton)
- History, Classics and Archaeology - (University of Glasgow)
- English - (Royal Holloway, University of London)
- Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies - (University of Southampton)
- Dance, Drama and Music (PALATINE) - (Lancaster University)
- Philosophical and Religious Studies - (University of Leeds)
- Intute Virtual Training Suite (full list - ):
HEA Subject Centre Blogs
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