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New to the Library: Presidential Recordings Digital Edition TAGS: | | | | | | The Library now has access to the fascinating Presidential Recordings Digital Edition. This rich resource includes transcripts and corresponding audio of secretly recorded conversations in the Oval Office from Presidents …Continue reading →

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On trial: primary source collections from British Online Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in HCA, the Library currently has trial access to two digital primary source collections from British Online Archives, Conscientious Objection during the World War 1 …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: British Library Newspapers, Part V TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has purchased access to the final part of Gale Cengage’s British Library Newspapers collection (Part V). This means the Library …Continue reading →

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New to Library: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society archive online TAGS: | | | The Library has recently purchased the online archive to the journal Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, covering the period 1935 (volume 1) until 2009 (volume 75). The Library already has …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949- TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library has got a 1-year subscription to The Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949-. The database provides full-text …Continue reading →

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5 things to remember if using the Library this summer, 2017 TAGS: | | | | | | | I wrote a “5 things to remember if using the Library this summer” post last year and it is the second most viewed post on this site. So shamelessly clinging …Continue reading →

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On trial: Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in History the Library has been able to secure trial access to Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy from The …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

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Do we have access to the British Newspaper Archive? TAGS: | | | | | | A question I get asked quite a lot is if we have access at the Library to the British Newspaper Archive. And it is the sort of question that I …Continue reading →

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New journals available for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently started subscriptions to 3 new journals following requests from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. So welcome to the Library… Journal of Greek Archaeology This …Continue reading →

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Digitisation Strategy and Survey The University of Edinburgh already provides access to a wide range of digital resources, but...
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