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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: Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has recently purchased access to the Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 from Adam Matthew Digital. This means we now …Continue reading →

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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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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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On trial: Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to Scottish nationalist leaflets, 1844-1973 from British Online …Continue reading →

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On trial: Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source collection Cold War Eastern Europe, Module 1: 1953-1960, a unique and …Continue reading →

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On trial: Secrecy, sabotage, and aiding the resistance TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has been given trial access to the British Online Archives (BOA) collection Secrecy, sabotage, and aiding the resistance: how Anglo-American co-operation shaped World War Two. Giving you unique …Continue reading →

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On trial: Migration to New Worlds II: The Modern Era TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to Migration to New Worlds II: The Modern Era from Adam Matthew Digital. The Modern Era presents thousands of sources focusing on the growth …Continue reading →

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On trial: Military Intelligence Files TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that British Online Archives (BOA) have given us trial access to their digitised primary source collection Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974. …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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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
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