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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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Spotlight on ProQuest digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on Gale Cengage digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on Adam Matthew digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Alexander Murray Drennan – pioneer of Eusol TAGS: | | | Alexander Murray Drennan – or Murray to his friends – was born in Glasgow on 4th January 1884, and grew up in Helensburgh before coming to Edinburgh in 1901 to …Continue reading →

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Why football banned women TAGS: | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material relating to the popularity of women’s football during and just after the First …Continue reading →

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