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Discovering ProQuest Primary Sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Looking for primary sources and historical documents for your dissertation or research project? Interested in finding out more about how to search some of the primary source databases you have …Continue reading →

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New! Kenya and Zimbabwe under colonial rule, in Government reports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to two digital primary source collections covering colonial rule in African countries in the 20th century. The two …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: African American Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide online access to approximately …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on ProQuest History Vault TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Interested in American history? Then ProQuest History Vault may be exactly what you are looking for. History Vault gives you access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including …Continue reading →

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ProQuest Access 350: 600 years of world history TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m very pleased to let you know that University of Edinburgh Library has set up a new subscription with ProQuest that gives you access to almost all available ProQuest digital …Continue reading →

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British Online Archives – full access until 30th June 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *Access has been extended until 30th June 2020* I’m happy to let you know that British Online Archives (BOA) are providing 30 days free access (starting from 23rd March) to …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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New to the Library – Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (Aluka) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a request from a member of HCA staff the Library  now has a subscription to the digital primary resource Struggles for Freedom: …Continue reading →

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On trial: Black Newspaper Collection TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has access to all titles from the Black Newspaper Collection until 31st December 2021 as part of ProQuest Access 350.* Thanks to a request from staff in HCA, …Continue reading →

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