The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612). NUI, Galway is the first institution worldwide to purchase The Cecil Papers.
Access is available via 'Database by title' on http://www.library.nuigalway.ie/
Stephen Brooks, Senior Publisher - Higher Education, Proquest will provide a seminar on The Cecil Papers in the James Hardiman Library, see details below.
Title: The Cecil Papers - Proquest Seminar
Date: Thursday 19th May 2011
Venue: Nursing & Midwifery Library PC Suite
1100-1130 History of The Cecil Papers and background to the ProQuest digitisation project
1130-1200 The Cecil Papers resource: scope, usage and applications
1200-1230 Hands-on workshop - exercises and activities
Registration is required, to register go to http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1648989171
Contact Niamh Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org / 091 492095 for queries regarding this event.