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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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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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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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