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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: | | | | | | | | | | ProQuest have kindly allowed us to trial for a second time Women’s Magazine Archive I and II  comprising archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the 20th century which …Continue reading →

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Trial access: Church Missionary Society Periodicals Module 2 TAGS: | | | | | | | | *The Library has since purchased this resource and it can be accessed, along with Church Missionary Society Periodicals, module 1, via the Primary Sources database list or Databases A-Z list.* …Continue reading →

ProQuest e-resources trials extended! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to several fantastic databases from ProQuest and I’m happy to let you know our access to these databases has recently been extended until the …Continue reading →

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Trial access to magazine and periodical archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to 3 magazine and periodical archives, British Periodicals III and IV, News, Policy & Politics Magazine Archive and Women’s Magazine Archive I and II. …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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