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Bread Rationing: a surprising and timely subject TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Today’s post, highlighting the wide range of newspaper archive databases the Library has and how these can be used to research a particular topic or event, is written by Louise …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on ProQuest History Vault TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Interested in American history? Then ProQuest History Vault may be exactly what you are looking for. History Vault gives you access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online Eighteenth Century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a PhD student in HCA the Library currently has extended trial access to State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 Parts I-IV from Gale. This covers …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) the Library currently has trial access to 3 further collections from the State Papers Online database from …Continue reading →

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On trial: The John Murray Publishing Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has subsequently purchased this database and it can be accessed via the Digital Primary Source and Archive Collections guide or the Databases A-Z list.* I’m pleased to let …Continue reading →

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Spotlight on: Archives of Sexuality and Gender TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s LGBT+ History Month in the UK and there are a number of events being run around the University by the Staff Pride Network and the Students’ Association. However, if …Continue reading →

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On trial: World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that thanks to a request from an HCA student the Library currently has trial access to World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: …Continue reading →

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New to the Library – Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa (Aluka) TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that following a request from a member of HCA staff the Library  now has a subscription to the digital primary resource Struggles for Freedom: …Continue reading →

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On trial: Medical Services and Warfare TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Further to a request from staff in the Medical School the Library currently has trial access to the digital primary source database Medical Services and Warfare from Adam Matthew. This …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Putting the Pieces Together: The Challenges of Working on Architectural Models (Part 1) Today we have the first instalment of a two-part series from our Projects Conservator, Mhairi...
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...

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