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NHS at 70: Explore the history of the NHS through our primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 70 years ago today, 5 July, the National Health Service (NHS) was established, one of a number of social and welfare reforms from the post-World War II Labour government (though …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: New York Amsterdam News TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m delighted to let you know that following a successful trial in 2017/18 the Library has now purchased access to the New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Daily Mail Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has purchased access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive (1896-2004) from Gale Cengage. Regardless of your personal feelings about the Daily …Continue reading →

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Channel Islands occupation: through the Library’s online primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 30 June, in 1940 the Germans invaded the Channel Islands which was the beginning of nearly 5 years occupation. In this week’s blog I’m using some of …Continue reading →

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On trial: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Irish Newspaper Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m very happy to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year and further to requests from students and staff in HCA the Library has a 1-year …Continue reading →

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On trial: The Age of Exploration TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a brand new digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, Age of Exploration. This …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

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On trial: Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source collection Cold War Eastern Europe, Module 1: 1953-1960, a unique and …Continue reading →

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On trial: J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Are you interested in the social, cultural, and historical impact of advertising and marketing? If so, the Library currently has trial access to J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America from Adam …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
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