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British Online Archives – full access until mid April 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that British Online Archives (BOA) are providing 30 days free access (starting from 23rd March) to its entire collection of digital primary sources in …Continue reading →

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On trial: Paris Peace Conference and Beyond, 1919-1939 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from HCA staff the Library currently has trial access to Paris Peace Conference and Beyond, 1919-1939 from British Online Archives (BOA). The Paris Peace Conference was …Continue reading →

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On trial: World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from an HCA student the Library currently has trial access to World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: …Continue reading →

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On trial: Medical Services and Warfare TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Further to a request from staff in the Medical School the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source database Medical Services and Warfare from Adam Matthew. This …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The New Republic Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that through the Saunders endowment for North American history the Library has been able to purchase The New Republic Magazine Archive from EBSCOhost. This …Continue reading →

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On trial: Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the primary source database Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War …Continue reading →

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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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Impact of the War on the University and the Art College TAGS: | | | | The following was written by Gillian McDonald, a MSc Scottish Studies intern, who spent some time in early 2013 looking at selected items in the archives of the two institutions …Continue reading →

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#100years: “Because…we want to get on with our work more quickly” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This was the response from suffragist, Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett, when asked why women would want the vote1. Today, 6th February 2018, marks 100 years since (some) British women were …Continue reading →

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Discovery Day – find your way round our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Working on your dissertation and looking for primary source material? Looking to incorporate digitised primary sources into your teaching? Wanting to expand your research with digital resources? Or just have …Continue reading →

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