Reading and using our documents

Our how-to guides give information that can help you maximise the potential of your research.

Latin and palaeography

Dealing with manuscripts can be deeply rewarding, but it can also require unusual skills. Learn how to get more out of your research. Find out about reading our Latin and palaeography manuscripts

Maps and plans

These can be an incredibly useful resource but they are often hard to interpret and understand. Improve your skills with our training suggestions. Find out about reading maps and plans