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New! Uganda and Malawi under Colonial Rule, in Government Reports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to two more digital primary source collections covering colonial rule in African countries in the 20th century. The …Continue reading →

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Dissertation Festival 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | From 26 October – 6 November the Library is running a virtual Dissertation Festival. The online events taking place during this two week period will highlight what the Library can …Continue reading →

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New! Kenya and Zimbabwe under colonial rule, in Government reports TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to two digital primary source collections covering colonial rule in African countries in the 20th century. The two …Continue reading →

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New! African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library had recently purchased the digital primary source database African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922 part of the World Newspaper Archive from Readex. …Continue reading →

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African and South Asian newspaper archives: on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to African Newspapers, Series 1. See New! African Newspapers, Series 1 1800-1922* Thanks to a request from UncoverEd I’m pleased to let you know …Continue reading →

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5 recommended Library resources for Africa Week 2019 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Yesterday, 24th October, was the start of Africa Week 2019 at the University. A chance to celebrate Edinburgh’s connections to the region. There are a number of events taking place …Continue reading →

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New! Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Tanzania and Malawi in records from colonial missionaries, 1857-1965 from British Online Archives. This database gives you …Continue reading →

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New books in the Library for Social and Political Science 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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New! African Studies – Oxford Bibliographies TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following a request from staff members in the Centre of African Studies (CAS) the Library now has access to Oxford Bibliographies: African Studies …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Semply the Best: A Collection in Need of Some Love This week’s blog comes from Project Collections Assistants Anna O’Regan, Winona O’Connor and Max Chesnokov...
Default utility Image The Battle of Life: A look at the Dumfriesshire mental health survey “worried, dull and anxious, not quite up to the battle of life.” Widowed female, 45-54...

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