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Dissertation Festival 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 26 October – 6 November the Library is running a virtual Dissertation Festival. The online events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can …Continue reading →

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New! Kenya and Zimbabwe under colonial rule, in Government reports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to two digital primary source collections covering colonial rule in African countries in the 20th century. The two …Continue reading →

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New! British Labour Party and Independent Labour Party Papers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to 3 British Online Archive digital collections of primary source documents relating to British political history in the …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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New! LGBT Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the LGBT Magazine Archive from ProQuest until 31st December 2021. This primary source database is a searchable …Continue reading →

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Manchester University Press – free e-book access until 30th June TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that Manchester University Press (MUP) have opened up access to their 12 e-book collections until 30th June 2020 in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. …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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5 recommended Library resources for Africa Week 2019 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday, 24th October, was the start of Africa Week 2019 at the University. A chance to celebrate Edinburgh’s connections to the region. There are a number of events taking place …Continue reading →

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New! Mideastwire TAGS: | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that thanks to a request from Politics and International Relations (PIR) the Library now has access to Mideastwire, an internet-based service of translated news …Continue reading →

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