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New to the Library: 4 new collections of declassified U.S. government documents TAGS: | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that after a successful trial in semester two, 2016/17, the Library has now purchased access to four more collections from ProQuest’s Digital National Security …Continue reading →

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Why football banned women TAGS: | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material relating to the popularity of women’s football during and just after the First …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Presidential Recordings Digital Edition TAGS: | | | | | | The Library now has access to the fascinating Presidential Recordings Digital Edition. This rich resource includes transcripts and corresponding audio of secretly recorded conversations in the Oval Office from Presidents …Continue reading →

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On trial: primary source collections from British Online Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in HCA, the Library currently has trial access to two digital primary source collections from British Online Archives, Conscientious Objection during the World War 1 …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: British Library Newspapers, Part V TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has purchased access to the final part of Gale Cengage’s British Library Newspapers collection (Part V). This means the Library …Continue reading →

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New to Library: Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society archive online TAGS: | | | The Library has recently purchased the online archive to the journal Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, covering the period 1935 (volume 1) until 2009 (volume 75). The Library already has …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949- TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library has got a 1-year subscription to The Database for the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements, 1949-. The database provides full-text …Continue reading →

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On trial: Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in History the Library has been able to secure trial access to Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy from The …Continue reading →

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Do we have access to the British Newspaper Archive? TAGS: | | | | | | A question I get asked quite a lot is if we have access at the Library to the British Newspaper Archive. And it is the sort of question that I …Continue reading →

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New journals available for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently started subscriptions to 3 new journals following requests from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. So welcome to the Library… Journal of Greek Archaeology This …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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