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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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Normandy landings: through our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 6 June, 75 years ago the Normandy landings took place. This was part of a major combined naval, air and land assault on German-occupied France by Allied …Continue reading →

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On trial: Financial Times Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the Financial Times Historical Archives, 1888-2016 from Gale. This is the complete run of …Continue reading →

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World Newspaper Archive collections: on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from the UncoverEd project team, I’m pleased to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to two digital newspaper collections, African Newspapers, Series …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The Baltimore Afro-American TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the digital archive of The Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Founded in 1892 it is …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: African American Newspapers and Times-Picayune TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to two newspaper databases from Readex, African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998 and New Orleans …Continue reading →

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Battle of Cable Street: through our newspaper archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 4th October, in 1936 large crowds of people gathered in London’s East End, an area of the city that had a large Jewish population, in an attempt …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: Service Newspapers of World War Two TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that following a successful trial the Library now has access to Service Newspapers of World War Two from Adam Matthew Digital, a brand …Continue reading →

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