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Bread Rationing: a surprising and timely subject TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Today’s post, highlighting the wide range of newspaper archive databases the Library has and how these can be used to research a particular topic or event, is written by Louise …Continue reading →

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ProQuest Access 350: 600 years of world history TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m very pleased to let you know that University of Edinburgh Library has set up a new subscription with ProQuest that gives you access to almost all available ProQuest digital …Continue reading →

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New! LGBT Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the LGBT Magazine Archive from ProQuest until 31st December 2021. This primary source database is a searchable …Continue reading →

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On trial: National Geographic Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has extended trial access to the National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 from Gale. This databases allows you to explore …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on: Archives of Sexuality and Gender TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s LGBT+ History Month in the UK and there are a number of events being run around the University by the Staff Pride Network and the Students’ Association. However, if …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Archives of Sexuality & Gender TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to the Archives of Sexuality & Gender. Spanning the 16th to the 20th century it is the …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the Women’s Magazine Archive, Collection I and II from ProQuest, a searchable archive of leading women’s interest …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The New Republic Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that through the Saunders endowment for North American history the Library has been able to purchase The New Republic Magazine Archive from EBSCOhost. This …Continue reading →

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New! Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 from British Online Archives. This database gives you …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Picture Post Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Did you know the Library now has access to the Picture Post Historical Archive? This database comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 …Continue reading →

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