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On trial: Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source collection Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 …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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On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to request from a student in HCA the Library currently 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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“Ye are many—they are few”: Exploring the Peterloo massacre through our library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Next year on this day, 16th August, it will be the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. The ironic name given to events at St Peter’s Fields in Manchester on …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The Listener Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that after a successful trial earlier this year the Library now has access to The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991 from Gale Cengage. This gives …Continue reading →

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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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On trial: The Listener Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to The Listener Historical Archive. See New to the Library: The Listener Historical Archive.* Following a request from a HCA student I’m pleased to …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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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
Correcting Shakespeare Since November last year, I have been volunteering on the Luna Project in the Digital...

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