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On trial: primary source databases TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that Adam Matthew Digital are very kindly giving us trial access to 7 of their fabulous primary source databases. This gives you a unique …Continue reading →

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On trial: Foreign Office Files for Japan TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Are you interested in Japanese history in the twentieth century? Do you want to know more about Anglo-Japanese ties in the first half of the twentieth century? The Library currently …Continue reading →

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On trial: Socialism on Film TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library has been given the opportunity to trial for a second time the fascinating Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International …Continue reading →

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On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive I and II TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Following a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to ProQuest’s Women’s Magazine Archive, collection I and II. This unique database comprises archival runs of …Continue reading →

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‘The price of blood’ : Frederick Douglass speaks to Scotland TAGS: | | | | A guest post for Black History Month by Eleanor Rideout, IS Helpdesk Assistant Noted African-American anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass had embarked on a tour of Ireland and Great Britain, reaching …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Following a request from a student in HCA I’m pleased to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part II: …Continue reading →

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On trial: Codices Vossiani Latini Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a member of staff in Classics, we currently have trial access to Brill’s Codices Vossiani Latini Online which publishes all 363 codices which form the …Continue reading →

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Archives abound in Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Exciting major online primary source database now available at the Library. I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has got a 1-year subscription to the fantastic primary …Continue reading →

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Jewish Studies Collections at New College Library : archives TAGS: | | | Currently on display at New College Library for the British Association for Jewish Studies Conference to Edinburgh at New College is this lovely manuscript item from New College’s historic archive collections, …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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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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