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Digital Resource trials for Biblical Studies and Jewish Studies May 2018 TAGS: | | | | | | We have four new digital resource trials for Biblical Studies this month. They’re all accessible from the E-resource trials web page. Brill’s Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Non-Biblical Texts offers …Continue reading →

Digitisation Strategy and Survey The University of Edinburgh already provides access to a wide range of digital resources, but we want to increase the number of our own collections available in digital format. Webpages …Continue reading →

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Open Access Journals for Religious Studies TAGS: | We’ve recently added some new open access journals for Religious Studies to DiscoverEd, aiming to make what’s freely available online as discoverable as possible for University of Edinburgh students. These …Continue reading →

1,000 Science and Engineering PhD theses added to ERA TAGS: | | | In the Library’s largest ever one-off digitisation project, L&UC have been working with RedRock, a scanning company and member of the supported business framework, to digitise and make available on-line …Continue reading →

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Elsevier E-Books – new titles available TAGS: | | | | | | We have added over 600 new Elsevier E-Books into DiscoverEd.  These new titles cover most subject areas.  A list of the new titles can be found here. Further info Further …Continue reading →

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Trial Access to Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace TAGS: | We have trial access to the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace until 23/9/15. This innovative and comprehensive encyclopedia charts the interdisciplinary field of peace studies from ancient times to the …Continue reading →

Foreign Office Files For China – extra collections now available! TAGS: | | We have recently purchased two extra collections within Foreign Office Files for China. Foreign Office Files for China, 1949-1980: 1957-1966, The Great Leap Forward   Foreign Office Files for China, …Continue reading →

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Archives Unbound – Extra Collections Purchased TAGS: | | | | | | | | We have purchased two additional Archives Unbound modules following a trial earlier this year.   The Mafia in Florida and Cuba: FBI Surveillance of Meyer Lansky and Santo Trafficante, Jr …Continue reading →

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Stalin Digital Archive – new database TAGS: | | | Following a successful trial, we have now purchased the Stalin Digital Archive database from EastView. The Stalin Digital Archive contains primary and secondary source material related to Joseph Stalin’s personal …Continue reading →

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The Parliament Rolls of Medieval England – new database TAGS: | | Following a successful trial earlier this year, we have now purchased the Parliament Rolls of Medieval England database. The rolls of parliament were the official records of the meetings of …Continue reading →

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