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Bread Rationing: a surprising and timely subject TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Today’s post, highlighting the wide range of newspaper archive databases the Library has and how these can be used to research a particular topic or event, is written by Louise …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: African American Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide online access to approximately …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the database Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online Archives. This digital primary source database collects together …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on ProQuest History Vault TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Interested in American history? Then ProQuest History Vault may be exactly what you are looking for. History Vault gives you access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including …Continue reading →

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ProQuest Access 350: 600 years of world history TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m very pleased to let you know that University of Edinburgh Library has set up a new subscription with ProQuest that gives you access to almost all available ProQuest digital …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online Eighteenth Century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a PhD student in HCA the Library currently has extended trial access to State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 Parts I-IV from Gale. This covers …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Trismegistos TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that further to a request from staff in HCA the Library now has a subscription to Trismegistos, an online resource that aims to surmount …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) the Library currently has trial access to 3 further collections from the State Papers Online database from …Continue reading →

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On trial: National Geographic Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has extended trial access to the National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 from Gale. This databases allows you to explore …Continue reading →

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