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On trial: British Online Archives TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *Access has now been extended until 31st March 2022.* I’m pleased to let you know that British Online Archives (BOA) are providing free trial access to its entire collection of …Continue reading →

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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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Spotlight on Secret Files from World Wars to Cold Wars TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Are you interested in British intelligence, foreign policy, international relations, and military history in the 20th century? Then Secret Files from World Wars to Cold Wars: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy …Continue reading →

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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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ProQuest Access 350: 600 years of world history TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *Access has now been extended until 31st July 2023* I’m very pleased to let you know that University of Edinburgh Library has set up a new subscription with ProQuest that …Continue reading →

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British Online Archives – full access until 30th June 2020 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *Access has been extended until 30th June 2020* I’m happy to let you know that British Online Archives (BOA) are providing 30 days free access (starting from 23rd March) to …Continue reading →

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New to the Library: Picture Post Historical Archive TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Did you know the Library now has access to the Picture Post Historical Archive? This database comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 …Continue reading →

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Normandy landings: through our digital primary sources TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | On this day, 6 June, 75 years ago the Normandy landings took place. This was part of a major combined naval, air and land assault on German-occupied France by Allied …Continue reading →

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On trial: Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes TAGS: | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library currently has trial access to the brand new digital primary source collection, Prosecuting the Holocaust: British investigations into Nazi war crimes, …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Volunteering at the CRC: Charlotte’s experience Today we’re introducing Charlotte Holmes, a postgraduate student who is doing some volunteer work under...
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