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Universal Database of Ukrainian Periodicals – on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in SPS the Library currently has trial access to the Universal Database of Ukrainian Periodicals (UDB-UKR) from EastView. The world’s first database of …Continue reading →

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New to the Library – Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (Aluka) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a request from a member of HCA staff the Library  now has a subscription to the digital primary resource Struggles for Freedom: …Continue reading →

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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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On trial: Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff in HCA I’m pleased to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 from Gale Cengage. This is …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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#100years: “Because…we want to get on with our work more quickly” TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This was the response from suffragist, Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett, when asked why women would want the vote1. Today, 6th February 2018, marks 100 years since (some) British women were …Continue reading →

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Discovery Day – find your way round our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Working on your dissertation and looking for primary source material? Looking to incorporate digitised primary sources into your teaching? Wanting to expand your research with digital resources? Or just have …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on Adam Matthew digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On Tuesday 30th January we’ll be holding a Discovery Day event in the Main Library where representatives from 3 publishers of digitised primary source collections and our very own Centre …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Women’s Magazine Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the ‘Women’s Magazine Archive, collection I and II’. See New to the Library: Women’s Magazine Archive.* ProQuest have kindly allowed us to trial …Continue reading →

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