On trial: Chatham House Online Archive

Thanks to a request from staff in HCA the Library currently has trial access to Chatham House Online Archive from Gale. This digital resource contains the publications and archives of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), the world-leading independent international affairs policy institute founded in 1920 following the Paris Peace Conference.

You can access Chatham House Online Archive from the E-resources trials page.
Access is available on and off-campus.

Trial access ends 11th November 2019.

With approximately half a million pages of content, Chatham House Online Archive provides a searchable research environment that enables you to explore close to ninety years of expert analysis and commentary on international policy. Subject indexing allows you to quickly retrieve and review briefing papers, special reports, pamphlets, conference papers, monographs, and other material relevant to your own teaching, learning or research.

The database also gives you access to the full text of two of Chatham House’s flagship periodicals, International Affairs and The World Today. Additionally, it offers unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts.

Key research topics covered in the database include:

  • Diplomacy and international relations
  • Energy, environment, and development
  • International economics, trade, and business
  • International and national politics
  • International security and law
  • Global health security

A truly global resource, the database provides researchers with coverage of every region of the world, including Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and Eurasia.

You can access this database via E-resources trials.
Access is available on and off-campus.
Trial access ends 11th November 2019.
Feedback welcome.
[Feedback form will be unavailable on 17.10.19 due to website upgrade.]

Access is only available to current students and staff at University of Edinburgh.

Please note, trial access to a resource is an opportunity for our staff and students to try a resource out and give feedback on its quality and usefulness. However, if we trial a resource this is not an indication that we plan to or will be able to purchase or subscribe to the resource in the near future.

Caroline Stirling – Academic Support Librarian for History, Classics and Archaeology