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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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New to the Library: African American Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to African American Newspapers Series 1 and 2 from Readex. These fascinating databases provide online access to approximately …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! African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library had recently purchased the digital primary source database African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922 part of the World Newspaper Archive from Readex. …Continue reading →

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On Trial: The Sunday Times Historical Archive, 1822-2016 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student I’m happy to let you know that the Library has extended trial access to The Sunday Times Historical Archive from Gale, giving …Continue reading →

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Universal Database of Ukrainian Periodicals – on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in SPS the Library currently has trial access to the Universal Database of Ukrainian Periodicals (UDB-UKR) from EastView. The world’s first database of …Continue reading →

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On trial: Telegraph and Financial Times Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a HCA student the Library currently has trial access to two extensive newspaper databases from Gale, The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2016 and Financial Times Historical …Continue reading →

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African and South Asian newspaper archives: on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to African Newspapers, Series 1. See New! African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922* Thanks to a request from UncoverEd I’m pleased to let you know …Continue reading →

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