Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a brand new digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital, Age of Exploration. This database allows you to discover through archive material the changing shape of exploration through five centuries, from c.1420-1920.
You can access this online resource via the E-resources trials page.
Access is available both on and off-campus.
The Library has recently purchased access to Medieval Family Life, a collection of letters and manuscripts from c1400-1490. Only five major letter collections exist from fifteenth century England and they are all available for the first time in this resource.
These letter collections and associated manuscripts take you into the world of medieval family, business, relationships, trade, politics and community.
Medieval Family Life contains the letter collections of the Paston, Stonor, Cely, Plumpton and Armburgh families. Continue reading →