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On trial: J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Are you interested in the social, cultural, and historical impact of advertising and marketing? If so, the Library currently has trial access to J. Walter Thompson: Advertising America from Adam …Continue reading →

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New! Development Bookshelf from Practical Action TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Development Bookshelf, produced by Practical Action. Development Bookshelf is a specialist peer-reviewed and evidence-based online book collection for …Continue reading →

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5 recommended library resources for LGBT+ History Month TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | February has seen the celebration of LGBT+ History Month in the UK and you may have enjoyed one of the many fantastic events put on by the University’s Staff Pride …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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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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Default utility Image The Metamorphosis of Patrick Geddes Work continues on re-cataloguing the Geddes family photographs.  Working in such close proximity with these...
Living Icons: Keeping with the “Archival Liveness” of the University’s Iconic Items As the other blog posts that I have written for the DIU will attest to,...

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Default utility Image Problem Photographs in the Patrick Geddes Collection This week’s blog comes from Project Conservator, Nicole Devereux, who has come across a sticky...
Default utility Image Store Room Surprises! Project Conservator, Helen Baguley, describes some of the more unusual objects she has found in...

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