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#100years: “Because…we want to get on with our work more quickly” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This was the response from Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett when asked why women would want the vote1. Today, 6th February 2018, marks 100 years since (some) British women were granted …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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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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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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On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive I and II TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Following a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to ProQuest’s Women’s Magazine Archive, collection I and II. This unique database comprises archival runs of …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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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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Woman Suffrage Procession: using our newspaper archives for your research TAGS: | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material about a specific event, the Woman Suffrage Procession of 1913. On 3rd March …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | ProQuest have kindly allowed us to trial for a second time Women’s Magazine Archive I and II  comprising archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the 20th century which …Continue reading →

Spotlight on Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | This is the second in a (very) occasional series highlighting some of the online resources available at the Library that will be of interest to students and staff in History, …Continue reading →

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Collections

Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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