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Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements The Library has arranged a free trial of the Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949 – 1976. The resource is published by the Chinese University in …Continue reading →

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Chinese database for trial We have been offered a free trial of 大成故纸堆 which contains a vast amount of full-text material for Chinese studies. The trial can be accessed on the University network by …Continue reading →

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Mango Languages – online language courses for trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The University Library has arranged a free trial of an online language learning resource called “Mango Languages”. The service offers online interactive courses for learning over 70 languages, including almost …Continue reading →

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Learning Scottish Gaelic online? The Library has purchased an e-book version, with an audio file, of Colloquial Scottish Gaelic published in August 2015. The e-book can be accessed via the Library’s DiscoverEd, or click here. …Continue reading →

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Beckett Digital Library Beckett Digital Library now available The Library has just subscribed to Beckett Digital Library which can be accessed via the Databases A-Z List. It has also been indexed in Database …Continue reading →

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Cambridge Shakespeare: free book chapters and articles As we mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, Cambridge University Press is offering free chapters from their prestigious books and articles from Shakespeare Survey every month to …Continue reading →

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Shen Bao Digital Archive (1872-1949) TAGS: | With the kind support from the Confucius Institute for Scotland, the Library has just purchased the complete digital archive of the Shen Bao Chinese newspaper (申報) which was published in Shanghai …Continue reading →

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Literary Encyclopedia The Literary Encyclopedia publishes biographies of major and minor writers; scholarly descriptions of all interesting texts written by these authors, including those often neglected; and a variety of descriptive and …Continue reading →

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NDL launched an English-language newsfeed on Twitter (NDLJP_en) TAGS: | The National Diet Library, Japan, launched an English-language newsfeed on Twitter with the account name NDLJP_en. Watch the newsfeed for the latest information in English on collections and events at the …Continue reading →

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London Theatre Reviews – West End and Off West End TAGS: | | The following information might be useful for anyone researching theatre in London, or for anyone interested in theatre and theatre studies : https://www.londontheatre1.com/reviews offers reviews of London West End and Off …Continue reading →

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