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New to the Library: World War Two Studies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from HCA staff the Library now has access to Research Source: World War Two Studies from Adam Matthew Digital. This resource includes important primary sources, offering …Continue reading →

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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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New to the Library: South Asia Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to the South Asia Archive from Taylor & Francis, a specialist digital platform providing global electronic access to …Continue reading →

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Al-Ahram Digital Archive – on trial TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in Politics & International Relations the Library currently has trial access to the Al-Ahram Digital Archive from EastView. This gives you access to …Continue reading →

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SSSA in 70 Objects: Puzzling Black Cats TAGS: | | | Do you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia or Mavrogatphobia? Perhaps don’t read on! Today is Friday, 13th August – Friday the Thirteenth! The day, it is said, that is purported to be …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 TAGS: | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that following a request from staff in HCA the Library now has access to Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, 1947-1980. This …Continue reading →

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Lyell Inspires! TAGS: | | | | | | | This month we learn that Erin, one of our Lyell project volunteers, has had her eyes opened to the present-day natural world – thanks to inspiration from our Sir Charles …Continue reading →

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Introducing the Lyell Advisory Board TAGS: | | | | | We are very happy to introduce our Sir Charles Lyell Collection Advisory Board.   The Sir Charles Lyell Collection team is made up of cohort of professional curatorial, conservation, photography, public …Continue reading →

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New College marks its 175th Anniversary with online exhibition  TAGS: | | | |   It all began with The Disruption. Not 2020’s lockdown but The Disruption of 1843 when ministers and elders left the Church of Scotland to set up the Free Church of Scotland. …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers from Gale which provides access to a collection of 400 U.S. newspapers, covering …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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