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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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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: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has access to Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War until 31st December 2021 as part of ProQuest Access 350.* Thanks to a request from …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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