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On trial: Age of Exploration TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know the Library currently has trial access to Age of Exploration, a digital primary source collection from Adam Matthew Digital. This database allows you to …Continue reading →

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On trial: The Stuart and Cumberland Papers TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the The Stuart and Cumberland Papers. See New to the Library: The Stuart and Cumberland Papers* I’m pleased to let you know that …Continue reading →

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First World War: through our Library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This weekend, Sunday 11th November, marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. In this week’s blog post I have pulled together just a small selection …Continue reading →

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5 recommended library resources for Africa Week TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Today, 25th October, is the start of Africa Week 2018 at the University. A chance to celebrate the University’s engagement across the African continent. There are a number of events …Continue reading →

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On trial: State Papers Online, Part III TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from staff members in both HCA and ECA the Library currently has trial access to State Papers Online, Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, …Continue reading →

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On trial: Governing Africa TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that thanks to a request from a student in HCA the Library currently has trial access to a series of digital collections from British …Continue reading →

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On trial: Area Studies – Japan, China and Southeast Asia TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | The Library currently has trial access to two primary source databases from Adam Matthew, Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia and Area Studies: Japan. These provide digital access to primary …Continue reading →

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On trial: East India Company digital archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Thanks to a request from a student in HCA I’m pleased to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to the primary source database East India Company …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Literary Print Culture TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m pleased to let you know that the Library now has access to Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007 from Adam Matthew. Sourced from the archive of The …Continue reading →

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“Ye are many—they are few”: Exploring the Peterloo massacre through our library resources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Next year on this day, 16th August, it will be the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre. The ironic name given to events at St Peter’s Fields in Manchester on …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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