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Manchester University Press – free e-book access until 30th June TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that Manchester University Press (MUP) have opened up access to their 12 e-book collections until 30th June 2020 in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. …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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Normandy landings: through our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 6 June, 75 years ago the Normandy landings took place. This was part of a major combined naval, air and land assault on German-occupied France by Allied …Continue reading →

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On trial: Age of Exploration TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know the Library currently has trial access to Age of Exploration, a digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital. This database allows you to …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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NHS at 70: Explore the history of the NHS through our primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 70 years ago today, 5 July, the National Health Service (NHS) was established, one of a number of social and welfare reforms from the post-World War II Labour government (though …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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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology 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 LGBT+ History Month TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | February has seen the celebration of LGBT+ History Month in the UK and you may have enjoyed one of the many fantastic events put on by the University’s Staff Pride …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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