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Trial access: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | ProQuest have kindly allowed us to trial for a second time Women’s Magazine Archive I and II  comprising archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the 20th century which …Continue reading →

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Trial access: News, Policy and Politics Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in Politics & International Relations the Library has been able to secure trial access for a second time to News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive …Continue reading →

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ProQuest’s ‘Black Newspapers’ on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | For a limited time only the Library has access to Black Newspapers from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. This fantastic resource contains the archives of 9 individual newspaper titles that provide cultural perspective and …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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Go global with new BBC Monitoring service trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | We have a new trial to BBC Monitoring, accessible from the Eresources trials web page. Please note the steps required to login.

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Getting referencing right: some useful resources TAGS: | | | | | Working on your, possibly first, assignment and unsure how to do your references? Not know the difference between references and citations, endnotes and footnotes, Harvard or Chicago, etc? We’ve got …Continue reading →

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Find peace in the Library TAGS: | | | | Finding peace in the library might mean finding a bit of quiet study space to you. If that’s the case, have a look at our guide to quiet and silent study …Continue reading →

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Feedback questions from library welcome sessions TAGS: | | | | | It was great to meet so many SPS postgraduate students in our Welcome Week workshops on Library Resources. We’ve now put the slides from these sessions up on our subject guide …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Africa-Wide Information TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that after a successful trial earlier this year the Library has now subscribed to Africa-Wide Information from EBSCOhost. Bringing together 50 databases sourced from Africa, …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Academic Video Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has recently purchased access to the large and comprehensive online streaming video resource Academic Video Online from Alexander Street Press. Covering a wide range of subject areas, students …Continue reading →

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Collections

Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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