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Dissertation Festival 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 26 October – 6 November the Library is running a virtual Dissertation Festival. The online events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can …Continue reading →

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On trial: National Geographic Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has extended trial access to the National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 from Gale. This databases allows you to explore …Continue reading →

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JSTOR – expanded set of content freely available now TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *JSTOR have extended their expanded access to e-journals and digital primary source databases until 31st December 2020 and their expanded access to e-books until 31st August 2020.* I’m delighted to …Continue reading →

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5 recommended Library resources for Africa Week 2019 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday, 24th October, was the start of Africa Week 2019 at the University. A chance to celebrate Edinburgh’s connections to the region. There are a number of events taking place …Continue reading →

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New! Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 from British Online Archives. This database gives you …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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World Newspaper Archive collections: on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to African Newspapers, Series 1. See New! African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922* Thanks to a request from the UncoverEd project team, I’m pleased to …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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5 recommended library resources for Africa Week TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today, 25th October, is the start of Africa Week 2018 at the University. A chance to celebrate the University’s engagement across the African continent. There are a number of events …Continue reading →

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