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First World War: through our Library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This weekend, Sunday 11th November, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. In this week’s blog post I have pulled together just a small selection …Continue reading →

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On trial: African American Newspapers and Times-Picayune TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to two newspaper databases from Readex, African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998 and New Orleans …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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On trial: State Papers Online, Part III TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff members in both HCA and ECA the Library currently has trial access to State Papers Online, Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, …Continue reading →

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On trial: Governing Africa TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a series of digital collections from British …Continue reading →

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On trial: Area Studies – Japan, China and Southeast Asia TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to two primary source databases from Adam Matthew, Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia and Area Studies: Japan. These provide digital access to primary …Continue reading →

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On trial: East India Company digital archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA I’m pleased to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to the primary source database East India Company …Continue reading →

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On trial: British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a 4th year dissertation student in HCA the Library now has trial access to Alexander Street’s digital collection British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries, …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Literary Print Culture TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007 from Adam Matthew. Sourced from the archive of The …Continue reading →

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On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to request from a student in HCA the Library currently 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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