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On trial: Women’s Magazine Archive I and II TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Following a request from a student in HCA the Library now has trial access to ProQuest’s Women’s Magazine Archive, collection I and II. This unique database comprises archival runs of …Continue reading →

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Archives abound in Archives Unbound TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Exciting major online primary source database now available at the Library. I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has got a 1-year subscription to the fantastic primary …Continue reading →

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Why football banned women TAGS: | | | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material relating to the popularity of women’s football during and just after the First …Continue reading →

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On trial: primary source collections from British Online Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | Following a request from staff in HCA, the Library currently has trial access to two digital primary source collections from British Online Archives, Conscientious Objection during the World War 1 …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on film and moving images TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | This is part of an occasional series highlighting some of the online resources available at the Library that will be of interest to students and staff in History, Classics and …Continue reading →

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Listen very carefully! TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that thanks to an agreement with JISC the Library has been given extended trial access to the primary source database BBC Listener Research Department, …Continue reading →

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Woman Suffrage Procession: using our newspaper archives for your research TAGS: | | | | | | | In this week’s blog I’m using some of the Library’s online resources to find primary source material about a specific event, the Woman Suffrage Procession of 1913. On 3rd March …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 →

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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