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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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Trial access to magazine and periodical archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to 3 magazine and periodical archives, British Periodicals III and IV, News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive and Women’s Magazine Archive I and II. …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Academic Video Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has recently purchased access to the large and comprehensive online streaming video resource Academic Video Online from Alexander Street Press. Covering a wide range of subject areas, students …Continue reading →

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5 library databases you didn’t know you needed in your life… TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | …until now. The many bibliographic and indexing databases you can access through the Library are fantastic and essential resources for your research and study whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate …Continue reading →

Olive Schreiner Letters Online TAGS: | | | | | | | Olive Schreiner was an author, feminist and social theorist. Although she received no formal education Schreiner would become one of the most important social commentators of her day. Her writings …Continue reading →

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SPS Librarian Top 5 blog posts 2014 – no. 4 TAGS: | | | | | | | | As exams are almost over and semester one nears its end we are reposting our Top 5 blog posts from this year, every day in the final week of semester. …Continue reading →

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#16days lecture at University of Edinburgh: further reading and research TAGS: | | | | | Today, Monday 8th December, the School of Social and Political Science, in partnership with Scottish Women’s Aid and PeaceWomen is holding a 16 Days Lecture. The lecture is being delivered by feminist researcher …Continue reading →

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New online resource for SPS: Media Education Foundation digital films TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library has recently subscribed to the Media Education Foundation (MEF) digital films service via the Kanopy streaming service. MEF produce and provide documentary films and other educational resources to inspire …Continue reading →

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The Stories and Afterlife of Lady Grange Stories beget stories – it’s one of my favourite things about them – and archives...
Scottish Court of Session Papers; digitisation pilot At present I am working on a pilot project, digitising the Scottish Court of Session...

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A Book of Two Halves Our Projects Conservator, Nicole, describes a technique for repairing books that have broken in half...
Introducing our New Projects Conservator – Helen Baguley This week’s blog comes from Helen Baguley, the newest member of the conservation team… I...

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