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On trial: Service Newspapers of World War Two TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library has been allowed trial access to the brand new digitised primary source collection Service Newspapers of World War Two by …Continue reading →

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Explore black history through Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | With our current trials to online primary source databases African American Newspapers and Black Newspaper Collection (and Black History Month in the U.S. just ended) I wanted to highlight a …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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On trial: Black Newspaper Collection TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library has trial access to the Black Newspaper Collection from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. This superb resource contains the archives of 9 …Continue reading →

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On trial: Irish Newspaper Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to the Irish Newspaper Archive, the largest online database of Irish newspapers in the world covering nearly …Continue reading →

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On trial: African American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1827-1998 TAGS: | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to African American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1827-1998 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide …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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Daily Mail Historical Archive trial access TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive (1896-2004) from …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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