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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to recommendations from members of staff and requests via RAB from students the Library is continually adding new books to its collections both online and in print. Here are just a (very) small …Continue reading →

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Go global with new BBC Monitoring service trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | We have a new trial to BBC Monitoring, accessible from the Eresources trials web page. Please note the steps required to login.

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Find peace in the Library TAGS: | | | | Finding peace in the library might mean finding a bit of quiet study space to you. If that’s the case, have a look at our guide to quiet and silent study …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Africa-Wide Information TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that after a successful trial earlier this year the Library has now subscribed to Africa-Wide Information from EBSCOhost. Bringing together 50 databases sourced from Africa, …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Academic Video Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library has recently purchased access to the large and comprehensive online streaming video resource Academic Video Online from Alexander Street Press. Covering a wide range of subject areas, students …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: British Politics and Society TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a successful trial and positive feedback the Library has now purchased access to Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Politics and Society from Gale …Continue reading →

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New resource: Historical Statistics of the United States TAGS: | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following a successful trial earlier this year the Library has recently purchased Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online. Historical Statistics of …Continue reading →

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New resource : Migration to New Worlds TAGS: | | | | | The University of Edinburgh now has access to the online primary source collection, Migration to New Worlds, due to negotiations with JISC to provide free access to all UK higher and further …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: IndiaStat TAGS: | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following requests from students in SPS and a successful trial last year the Library has now subscribed to IndiaStat. Access is available through …Continue reading →

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Historical Statistics of the United States on trial TAGS: | | | | The Library currently has trial access to the Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online. Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS) is a compendium of statistics about the …Continue reading →

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Collections

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