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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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“Ye are many—they are few”: Exploring the Peterloo massacre through our library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Next year on this day, 16th August, it will be the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. The ironic name given to events at St Peter’s Fields in Manchester on …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has recently purchased access to the Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 from Adam Matthew Digital. This means we now …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: 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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