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Free access to optional contents of JapanKnowledge TAGS: The following contents will temporarily be accessible on the JapanKnowledge platform between 1 June and 30 June 2017: 1. Encyclopedia of Japanese Historical Place Names http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/rekishi/index.html 2. Fuzoku Gaho http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/fuzokugaho/index.html …Continue reading →

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How to make good use of the NDL Digital Collections for Japanese Studies TAGS: | The National Diet Library of Japan has released an online training course on how to make good use of their NDL Digital Collections for Japanese Studies outside Japan. The course is delivered …Continue reading →

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19th Century Collections Online: the Corvey Collection of European Literature, 1790-1840 TAGS: | | | | Following consultations with English Literature and French Studies, the Library has just purchased a large digital collection of European literature called the Corvey Collection of European Literature, 1790-1840. As part of the …Continue reading →

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Gale Primary Sources drop-in session Monday 30th Jan in Main Library Get the most from our digital archives through Gale Primary Sources Gale Primary Sources is an extensive digital archives programme spanning multiple disciplines and cultures. The platform uses specialist technology …Continue reading →

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Iranian archives at Durham Durham University is now home to three important archives containing materials relating to Iranian History, Culture and Politics. The archives originate in the work of three British scholars who worked …Continue reading →

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18th Century Drama and other resources for trial The Library has organised a free trial, until 29th Nov 2016, of several literature-related databases of digitised archives and manuscripts: Eighteenth Century Drama A unique archive of almost every play submitted …Continue reading →

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Three Japanese e-resources for trial The Library has arranged a free trial for the following three e-resources from Japan: Fuzoku Gaho (風俗画報,1889 – 1916) Toyo Keizai Digital Archive(東洋經濟, 1895 – 1945) Mainichi Newspaper Maisaku(每日新聞, 1872 …Continue reading →

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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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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...

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