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Database trial for Chinese and Japanese ancient books Some of us may have already used Diaolong Complete Si Ku Series (in Databases A-Z) that we have subscribed to for the last few years. This resource is part of …Continue reading →

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Scoop a student award for using digital library resources in Chinese The Library subscribes to two databases from CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastruture): China Academic Journals and China Doctoral and Masters Dissertations Full-text Database. These databases are receiving very high usage …Continue reading →

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Qur’an Tool Qur’an Gateway, a digital tool for the critical study of the Qurʾanic text and its early manuscripts, ceased to operate by last November. The good news is that this useful …Continue reading →

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Europresse trial – French newspapers and magazines, and more… The Library has arranged a trial of Europresse for a very limited period, for 10 days until 12 Nov 2021. The trial can be accessed from the Library’s E-resources Trials …Continue reading →

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Encyclopaedia Iranica Online TAGS: The 15-volume set of Encyclopaedia Iranica, edited by Ehsan Yarshater (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982 – ) and available in the Main Library, is the most renowned reference work in …Continue reading →

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Miras Maktoob: Persian E-books Collection TAGS: | The Library has purchased the Miras Maktoob Persian e-book collection available via Brill Online. The Collection consists of 249 volumes (189 works) originally published by the Written Heritage Research Institute …Continue reading →

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Launch of new book on Sir Walter Scott On the occasion of the commemoration of Sir Walter Scott 250th birthday anniversary in 2021, a new book has just been published which will soon be added to the Library …Continue reading →

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The Shakespeare’s Collection – new resources from Gale Several new resources have been added to Archives Unbound, a key primary source database from Gale. Among these is The Shakespeare Collection. The Shakespeare Collection The Collection contextualizes the legacy …Continue reading →

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Qurʾan Gateway – database trial The Library has arranged a database trial for Qur’an Gateway. The database can be accessed from https://web.qurangateway.org/auth/login.php on the University network or via VPN for off-campus access. The trial can …Continue reading →

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Database trial – Global Newsstream The Library has just arranged a free trial of Global Newsstream from ProQuest. The trial has been advertised in the Library’s E-resources Trials website http://edin.ac/e-resources-trials and can be accessed on …Continue reading →

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