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On trial: Illustrated London News 1842-2003 TAGS: | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a member of staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003. Illustrated London News was the …Continue reading →

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Explore the Partition of India through our library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | In August 1947 British India won its independence from the British and split into two new states, India and Pakistan (East Pakistan subsequently became Bangladesh), that would govern themselves. The …Continue reading →

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Why football banned women TAGS: | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material relating to the popularity of women’s football during and just after the First …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: British Library Newspapers, Part V TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has purchased access to the final part of Gale Cengage’s British Library Newspapers collection (Part V). This means the Library …Continue reading →

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Do we have access to the British Newspaper Archive? TAGS: | | | | | | A question I get asked quite a lot is if we have access at the Library to the British Newspaper Archive. And it is the sort of question that I …Continue reading →

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The Boston Globe Archive on trial TAGS: | | | | | I’m happy to let you know the Library has trial access to The Boston Globe Historical Archive (1872-1985) from ProQuest. This resource delivers unique coverage of both New England and American …Continue reading →

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Observing the EU with the EUobserver TAGS: | | | | | The Library has been given trial access to the independent online newspaper EUobserver. Launched in 2000 their aim is to support European democracy by giving people the information they need to …Continue reading →

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Woman Suffrage Procession: using our newspaper archives for your research TAGS: | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material about a specific event, the Woman Suffrage Procession of 1913. On 3rd March …Continue reading →

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ProQuest’s ‘Black Newspapers’ on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | For a limited time only the Library has access to Black Newspapers from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. This fantastic resource contains the archives of 9 individual newspaper titles that provide cultural perspective and …Continue reading →

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Trial access: China, America and the Pacific TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to the fantastic primary source database China, America and the Pacific: Trade & Cultural Exchange from Adam Matthew Digital. The database allows you to …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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