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LGBT Magazine Archive: Trial access TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that just in time for LGBT History Month the Library currently has trial access to the LGBT Magazine Archive from ProQuest. This new primary source …Continue reading →

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On trial: Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the ‘Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries’. See New! Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965.* Thanks to a …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: | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the ‘Women’s Magazine Archive, collection I and II’. See New to the Library: Women’s Magazine Archive.* Thanks to request from a student in …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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