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NHS at 70: Explore the history of the NHS through our primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 70 years ago today, 5 July, the National Health Service (NHS) was established, one of a number of social and welfare reforms from the post-World War II Labour government (though …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: New York Amsterdam News TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m delighted to let you know that following a successful trial in 2017/18 the Library has now purchased access to the New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. …Continue reading →

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New! News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following some successful trials in the last couple of years the Library has purchased the News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive from ProQuest. …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Daily Mail Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has purchased access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive (1896-2004) from Gale Cengage. Regardless of your personal feelings about the Daily …Continue reading →

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Channel Islands occupation: through the Library’s online primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 30 June, in 1940 the Germans invaded the Channel Islands which was the beginning of nearly 5 years occupation. In this week’s blog I’m using some of …Continue reading →

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Database trials – China Core Newspapers & The Eastern Miscellany TAGS: China Core Newspapers provides the full-text articles from 633 current newspapers in China from 2000 onwards. The database is updated daily. The trial can be accessed by going to the …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Irish Newspaper Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m very happy to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year and further to requests from students and staff in HCA the Library has a 1-year …Continue reading →

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On trial: Service Newspapers of World War Two TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to this resource. See New to the Library: Services Newspapers of World War Two.* Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library …Continue reading →

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Explore black history through Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog post I wanted to highlight a number of primary source databases that you have access to at the University that allow you to discover more about …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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