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New to the Library: Picture Post Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Did you know the Library now has access to the Picture Post Historical Archive? This databases comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to …Continue reading →

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Normandy landings: through our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 6 June, 75 years ago the Normandy landings took place. This was part of a major combined naval, air and land assault on German-occupied France by Allied …Continue reading →

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On trial: Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to the brand new digital primary source collection, Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, …Continue reading →

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On trial: Archives of Sexuality & Gender TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to Archives of Sexuality & Gender. See New to the Library: Archives of Sexuality & Gender* Thanks to a request from staff and students …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: The Baltimore Afro-American TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the digital archive of The Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) from ProQuest Historical Newspapers. Founded in 1892 it is …Continue reading →

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Battle of Cable Street: through our newspaper archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 4th October, in 1936 large crowds of people gathered in London’s East End, an area of the city that had a large Jewish population, in an attempt …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Service Newspapers of World War Two TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that following a successful trial the Library now has access to Service Newspapers of World War Two from Adam Matthew Digital, a brand …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m really pleased to let you know that the Library has recently purchased access to the Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1937 from Adam Matthew Digital. This means we now …Continue reading →

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Channel Islands occupation: through the Library’s online primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 30 June, in 1940 the Germans invaded the Channel Islands which was the beginning of nearly 5 years occupation. In this week’s blog I’m using some of …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for History, Classics and Archaeology 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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