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Discovering ProQuest Primary Sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Looking for primary sources and historical documents for your dissertation or research project? Interested in finding out more about how to search some of the primary source databases you have …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA have performed over the last year. • Research Explorer hasn’t had the best of years, the …Continue reading →

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Lyell’s School of Rock TAGS: | | | | |   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four notebooks into its Special Collections. With support and funding from leading institutions, groups and donations …Continue reading →

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Edinburgh Research Downloads: November 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Edinburgh Research Downloads: November 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA have performed over the last year relative to other institutions across the UK. Overall they’ve …Continue reading →

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Bread Rationing: a surprising and timely subject TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Today’s post, highlighting the wide range of newspaper archive databases the Library has and how these can be used to research a particular topic or event, is written by Louise …Continue reading →

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Bicentenary of Sir Walter Scott’s ‘The Abbot’ TAGS: | | | This week marks the bicentenary of Sir Walter Scott’s twelfth novel The Abbot, published in Edinburgh on 2 September 1820 and in London two days later. Alone among the Waverley …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: African American Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide online access to approximately …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the database Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online Archives. This digital primary source database collects together …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 Edinburgh Research Downloads: December 2020 • www.research.ed.ac.uk • www.era.lib.ed.ac.uk • Looking at how Edinburgh Research Explorer and ERA...
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Default utility Image Lyell’s School of Rock   In November 2019 the Library excitedly welcomed Sir Charles Lyell’s two hundred and ninety-four...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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